Information for Faculty & Staff

Celebrating our Students

Faculty and staff are encouraged to celebrate the achievements of their students by participating in the fall Grad Walk and/or spring commencement.

Deadline: Wednesday, March 13
Regalia orders and RSVPs due

Spring 2024 Commencement

Tuesday, Apr. 30, 7 p.m.
Addition Financial Arena at UCF*
12777 Gemini Blvd. N.
Orlando, FL 32816

*Faculty and staff will enter the Addition Financial Arena through the Black and Gold VIP entrance off East Plaza Drive. All faculty will be required to sign in at the Cypress room (where robing will take place) to confirm attendance.  

Regalia Orders and RSVPs

Faculty and staff who do not own regalia will be required to place their order via the Faculty/Staff Registration & Order Form. We ask that faculty who own regalia also complete the form to confirm attendance at commencement.

Faculty/Staff RSVP

Faculty and staff who miss the deadline 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

Faculty and staff who order regalia will be able to pick up their order April 22-24 at the campus bookstore (Altamonte Springs and Sanford/Lake Mary locations only) they selected on the regalia order form. Visit the Seminole State Bookstore website for hours of operation. Please bring a picture ID with you.

Returning Regalia

Seminole State Bookstore representatives will be available after graduation to receive regalia. Please allow additional time after the event ends to return your regalia.


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


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 Addition Financial 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 Addition Financial Arena 

Security Measures

The Addition Financial 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.


Enrollment Services
Fax: 407.708.2029