Information for Faculty & Staff

Faculty are encouraged to celebrate the achievements of their students by participating in commencement.

Spring 2019 Commencement

  • Date: Tuesday, April 30
  • Arrival Time:  5:30 p.m.
  • Ceremony Start:  7 p.m.
  • Location: CFE Arena at UCF
    12777 Gemini Blvd. N.
    Orlando, FL 32816

Note: Faculty will enter the CFE Arena through the VIP Cypress entrance off East Plaza Drive. All faculty will be required to sign in at the Black and Gold room to confirm attendance. 

Regalia Orders and RSVPs

Faculty who do not own regalia will be required to place their order via the Regalia Order form (Herff Jones) link below. Faculty who own regalia will be required to complete the RSVP form to confirm attendance at commencement.

Please complete only one form. Deadline: Sunday, March 10

Regalia Order form (Herff Jones):  facultydirect.herffjones.com

RSVP form:  seminolestate.edu/graduation/faculty-rsvp  

Faculty who miss the deadline to order regalia or RSVP to attend commencement should contact Academic Affairs for late approval. Late RSVPs and regalia orders are not guaranteed and may be subject to late-fee charges by the bookstore.

Regalia Distribution

Distribution dates: Monday, April 22 - Monday, April 29 

Faculty who order regalia by the deadline will be able to pick up their order at the campus bookstore they select on the regalia order form.

Returning Regalia

Seminole State Bookstore representatives will be available after commencement to receive regalia. Please allow additional time after commencement is over to return your regalia.

Tickets

Seminole State College faculty and staff do not need tickets to participate in commencement.

Parking

Parking for the ceremony is free with an approved parking pass placed on your car’s dashboard. Faculty and staff should park in Parking Garage F behind the CFE Arena. Signs will direct you to parking. Faculty and staff with state issued disabled parking permits will be directed to park on the lower level of Parking Garage F. Parking passes will be sent via email.

Directions to the CFE Arena are available at www.cfearena.com/directions.php.

Security Measures

The CFE Arena has security measures in place for everyone entering the facility and does not allow backpacks of any kind or bags larger than 12'' x 6'' x 12'' inside the arena. Guests who bring backpacks or large bags will be asked to return them to their car before entering the building.  Please plan accordingly, arrive early and plan on leaving purses, backpacks and large bags to expedite the screening process.

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