Commencement Saturday, April 27th – Sunday, April 28th, 2024

We look forward to welcoming you and your guests to Commencement on Saturday, April 27th and Sunday, April 28th to celebrate the Jacksonville University Class of 2024. We will host two commencement ceremonies (Legacy and Heritage), split by college. Each ceremony will confer doctoral, graduate, and undergraduate degrees for the Class of 2024.

These ceremonies will be held, per JU tradition, on our beautiful oak-lined Science Green, rain or shine.

Saturday, April 27 at 9:00 a.m. | LEGACY Commencement Ceremony | Science Green

  • College of Arts & Sciences
  • Davis College of Business & Technology
  • Linda Berry Stein College of Fine Arts & Humanities

Saturday, April 27 at 2:00 p.m. | Commissioning Ceremony | Science Green

The Commanding Officer, Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps Unit, Jacksonville University, requests the honor of your presence. 

  • Guest Speaker: Rear Admiral Jeffrey Czerewko, Commander, Naval Education and Training Command
  • Location: Science Green, Jacksonville University 
  • Participants: Full Dress White Uniform (gloves & sword not required). Military Guests: Service Uniform Summer White. Civilian Guests: Appropriate civilian attire. 

Sunday, April 28 at 9:00 a.m. | HERITAGE Commencement Ceremony | Science Green

  • Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare Sciences


Tickets are not required for commencement.



Stream the Ceremony Live

Are you interested in watching the ceremony online? Stream both ceremonies online April 27 - 28.

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Upcoming Graduation Events

Grad Fest

Friday, April 26th

  • Dolphin Plaza
  • 4:30 – 6:00 pm 

Frequently Asked Questions

You must complete the required application for graduation, located in My JU and Self-Service, by clicking on the "Graduation" tab.

Not sure if you've applied yet? Check Self-Service. This list is updated on the 15th of each month. Being on the list indicates only that you have applied to graduate, not that you have met your degree requirements.

Applying for graduation is not the same as registering to walk at commencement. These are separate steps that must both be completed if you would like to participate in your commencement ceremony.

You will need to register to participate in commencement ceremonies. If you would like to be included in the program, you must register to participate in Commencement by March 1, 2024.

2024 registration form

All can be ordered through the Jacksonville University bookstore from our third-party vendor, Herff Jones.  All orders will be shipped directly to the graduate. They will then return it via a prepaid label. We are not taking the gowns back after graduation due to CDC guidelines on used regalia.

Latin Honor Cords will be distributed by the registrar at check-in prior to commencement.

Give and get your graduate T-shirt today!

Additional alumni gear and gifts are available through the JU bookstore.

No, there are no tickets or guest limits for the commencement ceremonies. We hope you will invite all of your friends and family to share in your achievement. When completing your registration for walk-in commencement, please provide a guest count to the best of your ability so that we may provide appropriate seating. There are no fees directly associated with commencement, but please be sure to settle all outstanding financial matters with Student Financial Services prior to graduation.