Millennia Atlantic University 2022 Commencement Ceremony is confirmed to take place on Saturday, July 23th, 2022, at 10:00 am. We will continue updating information about this special day as soon as we obtain it.

2022 Commencement Ceremony Frequently Asked Questions

Directions

The InterContinental at Doral Miami Hotel

Grand Doral Ballroom
2505 NW 87th Ave, Doral, FL 33172

Intercontinental Doral Miami Hotel

Saturday, July 23th, 2022.
The ceremony will begin promptly at 10:00 a.m. **Graduates arrival time is 8:30am, you will be escorted to the staging area. **Guests arrival is 9:30am, will be seated by ushers.
Parking at the hotel is free.

Family & Guests

Yes. All guests are required to have a ticket for the ceremony, including children that require a seat. Digital tickets will be sent via email, 4 guests per graduate.

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 24th, 2022.

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 interested in purchasing Graduate Portraits the photographer will be taking photos Thursday, July 14th, 2022, between 4pm-8pm by appointment on campus.

Please contact apenas@maufl.edu to schedule your photography appointment. We will provide the cap and gown for the pictures.

Ceremony

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.

No reception after the ceremony.

General

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

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

No. Different cap and gowns will not be acceptable. However if you have one from a recent MAU commencement ceremony, then you may use the same one.

All participants (graduates) must arrive by 8:30 a.m. at the Grand Doral I dressed in graduation attire to check in, graduates will be escorted to the staging area. The graduation class picture will be at 9:15 am.

At 9:30 a.m. all graduates will be lined up ready to enter the graduation venue for the start of graduation.

Grand Doral I will be open for guests at 9:30a.m. Guests that arrive earlier can wait in the hotel Lobby. The ceremony begins promptly at 10:00 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.

Undergraduates should sign in at the Magnolia room and graduates in the Jacaranda room. Then, all graduates will be lined up and will be seated in the front rows in the reception. Faculty should sign in at the Grand Doral Ballroom, then all faculty members will be lined up and seated in the reception.

Your diploma and free official transcript will be conferred once your academic requirements and financial obligations are satisfied. We encourage you to pick it up on campus before graduation, contact Angela Penas 786-331-1000 Ext #203.

Or you can pick it up after the commencement ceremony at the Jacaranda Room.

If you have any questions, contact the Student Services Department at: