2018 Commencement Ceremony
Frequently Asked Questions
Millennia Atlantic University 2018 Commencement Ceremony is being held at the The InterContinental at Doral Miami Hotel.
The InterContinental at Doral Miami Hotel
Grand Doral Ballroom
2505 NW 87th Ave
Doral, FL 33172
Date: Saturday, July 14, 2018
Time: The ceremony will begin promptly at 9:30 a.m.
Parking: Parking at the hotel is free.
Yes. All guests are required to have a ticket for the ceremony, including children that require a seat. Tickets will be distributed at MAU to the graduates. Students Services will announce dates and times for pick-up.
Yes, if you have previously requested special seating. If you have already completed the graduation ceremony survey and did not request special seating, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. The last day to provide any changes will be June 30, 2018.
A special Hotel rate at the InterContinental at Doral Miami Hotel on for students and their families are priced at $99 + 13 % tax daily and are based upon availability. Please contact the hotel directly by calling reservations at (305) 468-1400..
Other hotel options in the area:
- InterContinental at Doral Miami
- AloftMiami Doral
- Candlewood Suites Miami Airport – Doral
- Holiday Inn Miami-Doral Area
- La Quinta Inn & Suites Miami Airport West
- Marriott's Villas at Doral
Yes. All participants are required to wear a cap and gown.
It is each student’s responsibility to order a cap and gown through the Herff Jones website. Graduates can now begin ordering cap and gown.
The deadline to order is May 28, 2018, no exceptions.
Caps and gowns will be distributed on campus at a later date to be announced via e-mail.
All graduates are expected to submit a $200 graduation fee. If you are within 15 CRH of completing your program, you probably have already paid for your graduation fee. However, if you are not sure, you can contact email@example.com to confirm.
The graduation fee must be received prior to May 1, 2018.
No. Once you arrive to line up, you will be given details on what you will be asked to do.
Usually the ceremony lasts two (2) hours.
No. All participants are expected to be at the ceremony for its duration.
Use the following link to watch how to wear the cap and gown:
No. Different cap and gowns will not be acceptable.
All participants must arrive by 8:30 a.m. at the Grand Doral dressed in graduation attire to check in. The graduation class picture will be at 8:45 a.m. At 9:15 a.m. all graduates will be lined up ready to enter the graduation venue for the start of graduation. Grand Doral will be open for guests at 8:45 a.m. Guests that arrive earlier can wait in the hotel Lobby. The ceremony begins promptly at 9:30 a.m.
No. We ask that all students give personal belongings to family or friends attending the ceremony or leave them at home.
Yes. We ask that faculty and graduates participating in the graduation ceremony bring their MAU ID to sign in.
Faculty should sign in at the Grand Doral I. All faculty members will be lined up andseated in the reception.
Graduates should sign in at the Grand Doral I. All graduates will be lined up and will be seated in the front rows in the reception.
Your diploma and free official transcript will be conferred once your academic requirements and financial obligations are satisfied. We will inform you where to pick up your transcript and diploma
No. After graduation, you are welcome to stay and take advantage of a professional photographer who will offer photos for purchase
Yes. Family members may take photos from their seats. For safety reasons, no one other than MAU staff will be allowed in the isles during the ceremony. Please make sure you communicate this information to your family and friends to avoid disappointments.
The university will provide a professional photographer for the complete graduation ceremony
If you have any questions, contact the Student Services Department at 786-331-1000 ext 203 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.