This is a ticketed event and seating capacity is limited. Tickets are required for all guests to enter. Each graduate will receive three (3) guest tickets, which may be claimed on a first-come-first-served basis at the Cashier’s Office at each main campus from November 4 through December 4, 2019.
THOUGH UNLIKELY, IF AVAILABLE SEATING REACHES CAPACITY, GUEST TICKET DISTRIBUTION AND/OR ROBE SALES MAY BE SUSPENDED BEFORE DECEMBER 4.
Tickets unclaimed after December 4 maybe made available for a general lottery to eligible graduates. If a lottery is conducted, details will be posted on
broward.edu/graduation no earlier than December 5. Students must present a valid photo I.D. at the Cashier’s Office to claim tickets*. If your name is not on the eligible graduates list, you will be provided instructions to verify your status.
Each main campus Cashier's Office has one late evening where they are open until 6:30 p.m. Otherwise, they close at 4:00 p.m. Tickets can be picked-up at campus regardless of where you attend your classes.
North Campus Late Night: Tuesday
Central Campus Late Night: Wednesday
South Campus Late Night: Thursday
*The Cashier’s Office is only responsible for the allocation of tickets. They do not set the list of eligible graduates or determine ticket allocations for students.
PLEASE NOTE THE UPDATED TICKET POLICY (AS OF 11/8/19) PRIOR TO COMING TO CLAIM TICKETS!
Frequently Asked Questions:
Am I eligible to graduate?
Meet with or call your advisor to confirm!
Where do I purchase my cap and gown?
Each main campus has a bookstore where the cap and gown set can be purchased for $39.98. If you are an on-line or distance student, you can purchase your items by phone and have them mailed to you.
Can I decorate my cap?
Absolutely! Get creative and have fun! We encourage you to apply your self-expression to your cap!
What stoles, cords, or pins am I allowed to wear with my gown?
Per college policy 6Hx2-5.31, students may only wear regalia approved by the college during the commencement ceremony. Approved items are: Academic Honors cords, PTK stoles, Honors College cords, and veteran medals. When will my diploma arrive?
Eight (8) weeks after graduation.
Is there a summer commencement ceremony?
No. Broward College hosts two ceremonies a year. Summer grads are invited to participate in the fall ceremony.
Me or one of my guest require special assistance at graduation. Who should I call?
Accommodations for the ceremony are made with Carlos Parra. Carlos can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or
954-201-6040. Any venue Broward College contracts with for the ceremony will be ADA compliant.