Millennia Atlantic University 2021 Commencement Ceremony is confirmed to take place on Sunday, November 14th, 2021, at 10:00 am. We will continue updating information about this special day as soon as we obtain it.
2021 Commencement Ceremony Frequently Asked Questions
Millennia Atlantic University 2021 Commencement Ceremony will be held at: The InterContinental at Doral Miami Hotel.
The InterContinental at Doral Miami Hotel
Grand Doral Ballroom
2505 NW 87th Ave
Doral, FL 33172
Date: Sunday, November 14th, 2021
Time: 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: Parking at the hotel is free
Do my guests need tickets?
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, 2 guests per graduate.
Do the graduates and Guests have to wear Mask?
Yes, all graduates, guests and staff will be required to wear mask.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. The last day to provide any changes will be October 15th, 2021
Where can my family stay while in town for the ceremony?
Hotel options in the area:
- InterContinental at Doral Miami
- Aloft Miami Doral
- Candlewood Suites Miami Airport – Doral
- Holiday Inn Miami – Doral Area
- La Quinta Inn & Suites Miami Airport West
- Marriott's Villas at Doral
Do I need a cap and gown to participate in graduation?
Yes. All participants are required to wear a cap and gown.
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 email@example.com to confirm.
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. However if you have one from a recent MAU commencement ceremony, then you may use the same one.
What time should I arrive?
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.
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 MACC East Hall lobby. All faculty members will be lined up and seated in the reception, you will be escorted by ushers.
Graduates should sign in at the MACC East Hall lobby. All graduates will be lined up and will be seated in the front rows in the reception, you will be escorted from staging area.
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 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.
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 interested in purchasing you can schedule your photoshoot with the photographer at the ceremony.