March 31-Deadline to register for 2021 commencement ceremony

This notice appeared in the Weekly Phoenix between March 23, 2021 and March 29, 2021.

March 23, 2021

Florida Poly’s 2021 commencement will be held in person at the Publix Field at Joker Marchant Stadium in Lakeland on Sunday, May 2. We look forward to celebrating this significant achievement with you.

Students who graduated or will graduate in the following semesters are eligible to participate in the upcoming ceremony: fall 2019, spring 2020, summer 2020, fall 2020, spring 2021, summer 2021 (upon approval), and fall 2021 (upon approval). If you would like to participate in the ceremony, please complete the 2021 Commencement Participation form no later than 5 p.m. on Wednesday, March 31. Students must complete the form in order to participate in the upcoming commencement ceremony.

Every person attending commencement is expected to accept personal responsibility for their actions by following all current CDC recommendations and University policies and procedures. Guidance from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) continues to emphasize that everyone must follow all steps to protect themselves and others from COVID-19 at all times. This includes proper use of face masks, social distancing, and personal hygiene. It is important to note that CDC guidance is based on what is currently known about COVID-19 and its variants.