Commencement is a culmination of the hard work and dedication students put into earning their degree. It is not only a way to recognize their efforts, but to celebrate graduates as they begin to apply the lessons they’ve learned in the classroom to the world beyond academia. And while the pomp and circumstance may look a little different this year, UCF is as proud as ever to honor this spring’s graduating class.

View the official commencement program.

Find your ceremony below by college or view all of the Spring 2020 commencement ceremonies on YouTube.

Celebrate on Social | Virtual Commencement Ceremonies

Celebrate on Social

For Graduates

#UCFGrad Video Celebrations
Class of 2020, we want to celebrate with you! No matter where or how you’re celebrating, we want to see. So take a video at your virtual commencement, share on social using #UCFGrad and upload it here to be included in a fun commencement video.

Instagram Filter
We invite you to move the tassel on your cap from the right side to the left to signify the completion of the degree for which you have been recommended and for which you have qualified. Simply save this effect to your Instagram account, take a video using the effect and tap the screen to move your tassel from right to left. Be sure to tag @ucf.edu so we can share your accomplishment!

Facebook Frames
Share your accomplishment with friends and family on Facebook by adding a Facebook frame for the degree you earned (bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral) to your profile photo. Add one using the link above or search “UCF Class of 2020” when changing your profile photo.

Facebook Cover Photos
Proud to be a UCF grad? Add a Facebook cover photo to celebrate your success!

Mobile Wallpapers
Share your UCF pride and download a mobile wallpaper today.

GIPHY Stickers
Jazz up your Instagram and Snapchat stories or TikTok post with a UCF Class of 2020 GIPHY sticker. Be sure to tag @ucf.edu so we can celebrate with you!

For Family and Friends of Graduates

Facebook Frames
Add a Facebook frame to your profile photo to share how proud you are of your graduate with family and friends. Add one from above or search “UCF Parent” when changing your profile photo.

Facebook Cover Photos
Are you a proud parent of a UCF grad? Add a Facebook cover photo to share your excitement.

Mobile Wallpapers
Download a mobile wallpaper and set it as your background to show support for your Knight.

Virtual Commencement Ceremonies

On May 2, UCF will celebrate graduates with virtual commencement ceremonies on Facebook and YouTube.

This year’s commencement speakers are former UCF Football stars and current members of the Seattle Seahawks Shaquill ’16 and Shaquem Griffin ’16.

College of Arts and Humanities

Virtual ceremony
Saturday, May 2
2 p.m.
Facebook and YouTube

Some programs will recognize graduates with events and photos at the department level. Please refer to your advisor. To learn more about how to stay connected after you graduate, view some favorite student memories, and hear a congratulatory message from Dean Jeff Moore, visit the college’s commencement site.

View and share a poster of this year’s graduates.

Burnett Honors College

The Burnett Honors College will host a Senior Send-Off once it’s safe for students to return to campus. At the event, students can receive their honors medallions from the dean and have an opportunity to take photos. Students who are unable to attend can have their medallion mailed to them. Please contact BHCEvents@ucf.edu for more info.

The college is compiling a virtual yearbook of graduating seniors called “The Wind Dancer,” which will be posted on the college’s website.

College of Business

Virtual ceremony
Saturday, May 2
3:15 p.m.
Facebook and YouTube

Dean Paul Jarley and faculty will share a congratulatory video on graduation day on the college’s Facebook and YouTube pages.

View and share a poster of this year’s graduates.

College of Community Innovation and Education

Virtual ceremony
Saturday, May 2
5:45 p.m.
Facebook and YouTube

View a congratulatory video from faculty and staff. The graduate affairs team will share a special doctoral ceremony prior to commencement.

View and share a poster of this year’s graduates.

College of Engineering and Computer Science

Virtual ceremony
Saturday, May 2
4:30 p.m.
Facebook and YouTube

View and share a poster of this year’s graduates.

College of Graduate Studies

Virtual ceremony
Saturday, May 2
8:30 a.m.
Facebook and YouTube

Programs will share individual congratulatory messages and arrange group photos at the department level. Please refer to your advisor.

View and share a poster of this year’s graduates.

College of Health Professions and Sciences

Virtual ceremony
Saturday, May 2
12:45 p.m.
Facebook and YouTube

Programs will host virtual ceremonies and share individual congratulatory messages at the department level. View a celebratory video from the college.

View and share a poster of this year’s graduates.

College of Medicine

Virtual ceremony for B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. students
Saturday, May 2
9:45 a.m.
Facebook and YouTube

Virtual ceremony for M.D. students
Friday, May 15
10 a.m.
YouTube

View and share a poster of this year’s graduates.

College of Nursing

Virtual ceremony
Saturday, May 2
Noon
Facebook and YouTube

Virtual Recognition Ceremony
Friday, May 1
5 p.m.
Facebook and YouTube

To share your Knight Nurse pride, view video messages and review the post-graduation checklist, visit the college’s commencement website.

View and share a poster of this year’s graduates.

College of Optics and Photonics

Virtual ceremony
Saturday, May 2
9 a.m.
Facebook and YouTube

Nobel Laureate Donna Strickland will participate in a live online Q&A session with graduates at 9:45 a.m. on May 2, following the college’s virtual commencement ceremony. View the event on YouTube.

View and share a poster of this year’s graduates.

Rosen College of Hospitality Management

Virtual ceremony
Saturday, May 2
10:30 a.m.
Facebook and YouTube

Dean Youcheng Wang will share a congratulatory message with graduates at 9:45 a.m., prior to the virtual commencement ceremony. The college will also share two congratulatory videos with graduates after the ceremony.

View and share a poster of this year’s graduates.

College of Sciences

Virtual ceremony
Saturday, May 2
7 p.m.
Facebook and YouTube

Programs will host virtual ceremonies and share individual congratulatory messages at the department level. Please refer to your advisor.

Watch a congratulatory message from Interim Dean Tosha Dupras.

Watch a congratulatory message from faculty, staff, alumni and family members.

View and share a poster of this year’s graduates.

College of Undergraduate Studies

Virtual ceremony
Saturday, May 2
11:15 a.m.
Facebook and YouTube

The college will host a ceremony for its degree programs and will send a commemorative medallion to each of its graduates. To share your photos and to hear a congratulatory message from Vice Provost and Dean Theodorea Regina Berry, visit the college’s commencement site.

View and share a poster of this year’s graduates.