ceremony 2017

2018 Commencement Ceremony
Frequently Asked Questions

Millennia Atlantic University 2018 Commencement Ceremony is being held at the The InterContinental at Doral Miami Hotel.

Address:

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.

 

Do my guests need tickets?

Will there be special seating for those with disabilities?

Where can my family stay while in town for the ceremony?

Do I need a cap and gown to participate in graduation?

How do I get my cap and gown for graduation?

When is the deadline for ordering the cap and gown?

Where do I pick up my cap and grown?

What is the fee for graduation?

When do I pay for Graduation?

Will there be graduation practice before the ceremony?

How long is the graduation ceremony?

Can participants leave the ceremony early?

How do I wear my graduation regalia (cap and gown)?

Can I use a cap and gown that I already have?

What time should I arrive?

Are lockers available at the InterContinental at Doral Miami Hotel?

Do I need to bring anything to sign in?

Line up and Procession

When should I expect to get my diploma and free official transcript?

Is there a reception after the ceremony?

Can my family take pictures during the ceremony?


Do my guests need tickets?

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.

 


Will there be special seating for those with disabilities?

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 studentsvcs@maufl.edu. The last day to provide any changes will be June 30, 2018.

 


Where can my family stay while in town for the ceremony?

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:

 


Do I need a cap and gown to participate in graduation?

Yes. All participants are required to wear a cap and gown.

 


How do I get my cap and gown for graduation?

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.

 


When is the deadline for ordering the cap and gown?

The deadline to order is May 28, 2018, no exceptions.

 


Where do I pick up my cap and grown?

Caps and gowns will be distributed on campus at a later date to be announced via e-mail.

 


What is the fee for graduation?

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 bursar@maufl.edu to confirm.

 


When do I pay for Graduation?

The graduation fee must be received prior to May 1, 2018.

 


Will there be graduation practice before the ceremony?

No. Once you arrive to line up, you will be given details on what you will be asked to do.

 


How long is the graduation ceremony?

Usually the ceremony lasts two (2) hours.

 


Can participants leave the ceremony early?

No. All participants are expected to be at the ceremony for its duration.

 


How do I wear my graduation regalia (cap and gown)?

Use the following link to watch how to wear the cap and gown:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LMln65dLUrU

 


Can I use a cap and gown that I already have?

No. Different cap and gowns will not be acceptable.

 


What time should I arrive?

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.

 


Are lockers available at the Grand Doral Ballroom?

No. We ask that all students give personal belongings to family or friends attending the ceremony or leave them at home.

 


Do I need to bring anything to sign in?

Yes. We ask that faculty and graduates participating in the graduation ceremony bring their MAU ID to sign in.

 


Line up and Procession

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.

 


When should I expect to get my diploma and free official transcript?

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

 


Is there a reception after the ceremony?

No. After graduation, you are welcome to stay and take advantage of a professional photographer who will offer photos for purchase

 


Can my family take pictures during the ceremony?

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 studentsvcs@maufl.edu.

 

 

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