Commencement Traditions

Nursing Pinning Ceremony

For campus BSN graduates. Time and date TBA.

The Senior Stroll

  • Friday, April 27, from 5:00 – 5:30 p.m.
  • At Dolphin Plaza, behind the Howard Building.
  • All graduates from all programs are warmly welcomed for a group photo, champagne toast and festive march through campus to the Graduate Reception at the Riverhouse – sponsored by the JU Alumni Association.
  • Caps and cords encouraged!

Graduation Reception

Friday, April 27, at 5:30 p.m., immediately following the Senior Stroll. At the River House on the JU campus.

Jacksonville University faculty and administration invite all graduates and their families to celebrate Commencement during the reception in their honor. Light hors d' oeuvres and refreshments will be served. Attire is busin​ess casual.

All members of the graduating class will receive a commemorative champagne flute at the event.

Naval Reserve Office Corps Commissioning

Time and date TBA. In the Terry Concert Hall.