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Commencement

Jacksonville University has remained committed to creating a safe learning experience for our students and Dolphin community this fall.  Campus Leadership and experts have been working together for months to develop a plan that prioritizes the health and safety of every member of our Dolphin Family as students to return students to campus.

In April, we announced our intent to reschedule the Class of 2020 Commencement ceremony to this October, during Homecoming and Family Weekend.  After careful consideration, and out of an abundance of caution for your health and safety, we concluded that it is in everyone's best interest that we postpone Commencement until next spring.

We invite the Class of 2020 to join us under the oaks alongside the Class of 2021 for Commencement this spring.  We hope that once it is safe to do so, you will return to your alma mater to reconnect with former classmates and team mates, and finally turn your tassel.  Graduate and doctoral Commencement is scheduled for May 6, 2021, while undergraduate Commencement is scheduled for May 8, 2021

Graduation Ceremonies

Interested in viewing our past ceremonies?Watch previous ceremonies online

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, a is our JU tradition.  Graduate and doctoral Commencement is scheduled for May 6, 2021, while undergraduate Commencement is scheduled for May 8, 2021.

Absolutely! Please invite your loved ones to join us on campus to celebrate your achievements.

  • To Order: If you are planning on attending the Spring 2021 Commencement Ceremony, the JU Bookstore will provide on campus pick-up for your Cap & Gown closer to the ceremony date.
  • Already Ordered: If you’ve previously ordered your cap and gown, they will be available to you for pick-up near the new ceremony date. More details to follow from the JU Bookstore.
  • Refunds: If a graduate wants a refund on a Cap & Gown order because they will not be able to attend in October 2020, please contact Herff Jones Company at 1-800-837-4235 or https://collegegradwarranty.herffjones.com/?event=capgownHomeship .
  • Please contact Herff Jones Company POC: Herff Jones is an American company that manufactures and sells educational recognition and achievement products and serves a third party vendor to our JU Bookstore.

 

 

 

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