Faulkner University

Graduation Information

Annual Commencement Exercise:
Friday, May 2, 2014


The annual commencement ceremony will take place at 10AM at Faulkner's football stadium for all August 2013, December 2013 and May 2014 graduates (In the event of inclement weather, alternate plans will be provided as needed, closer to graduation).

To apply for graduation:

  1. Click below to open the PDF Graduation Application Form.
  2. Return the Graduation Application (signed and dated) to the Registrar's Office.

    Mailing Address: 5345 Atlanta Highway
    Montgomery, AL 36109

    Fax Number: (334) 386-7244

  3. Include your $150 Graduation Application Fee.

You must pay this fee even if you do not plan to participate in the Annual Commencement Exercise. If you applied for this same degree in a previous semester, but the degree was not awarded, the re-application fee is only $15. Both the Graduation Application and Fee must be turned in by the deadline. Applications and fees received after the deadline will be subject to an additional late fee of $50.

Graduation Application

PDF to Download and Print


Degree Conferment/Graduation Application Deadlines

August 2013 deadline: June 1st, 2013

December 2013 deadline: October 1st, 2013

May 2014 deadline: February 1st, 2014

Spring 2014 Commencement Ceremony

Friday, May 2nd
10:00 AM
Faulkner Football Stadium


Marching Schedule

10:00 AM

Associate of Arts
Associate of Science
Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Science
Master of Arts in Biblical Studies
Master of Justice Administration
Master of Science in Counseling
Master of Education
Master of Liberal Arts
Master of Science in Management (MSM)

All One-Year Programs, including:
Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)
Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Management (HRM)
Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice (BCJ)


Line-Up in the Faulkner Multiplex

Graduates need to be in the Multiplex 60 minutes prior to the ceremony start time for line-up. Signs or attendants will be posted to guide graduates to their respective line-up areas. The walk from the Multiplex to the Football Stadium is approximately 250 yards. Please wear appropriate shoes.


Cap and Gown

Orders can be placed online from https://collegegrad.herffjones.com anytime between January 1 and March 1, 2014. After March 1 graduates will need to contact the bookstore. The graduation application fee does not include your cap and gown. All graduates must have a solid black cap and a solid black gown.

You may order you cap and gown one of two ways:

1) Faulkner University Bookstore
(800)879-9816 ext.7160 or (334)386-7160
Business Hours: Mon-Fri 9am-4pm


2) Huey Feagin, Herff-Jones local sales rep
(800)437-3393 ext.2039 or (205)408-0202
Herf-Jones Website


Appropriate Dress

CLOTHING: Dark pants and light shirt with tie for men. Dark pants, dresses or skirts for women. Dark closed toe shoes. Please refrain from wearing heels. (No flip-flops allowed)

HAIR STYLES: Hairdos should be simplistic to allow caps to be worn flat
on top of the head.

PERSONAL ITEMS: Do not bring valuables (cameras/purses/cell phones)
with you to the line-up. We cannot be responsible for valuables you
leave behind while in the ceremony.

Graduates are NOT ALLOWED to wear adornments (SASHES, MEDALLIONS, DRAPES, etc.) unless specifically allowed by your department.

If you have additional questions concerning the Annual Commencement Ceremony, you may call the Registrar's Office at (800)879-9816 ext.7240 or (334)386-7240.



Parking is free. Please allow for an extra 5 to 10 minutes to walk from your parking spot to the stadium.


Flowers & Fountain Pens

Friends For Faulkner will be selling roses ($18 for half a dozen, $25 for a dozen) and fountain pens on site for the graduation ceremony


A picture will be taken of each graduate during the ceremony.
An order form will be sent to your address along with your proof.

Village Photography
445 Opelika Road
P.O. Box 2550
Auburn, AL 36831


Announcements, Class Rings, Diploma Frames, etc.

For information regarding Announcements, Class Rings, Diploma Frames, etc. please visit https://collegegrad.herffjones.com

Huey Feagin, Herff-Jones local sales rep
(800)437-3393 ext.2039 or (205)408-0202


Graduates Luncheon

The Alumni Association invites all graduates to a luncheon following graduation.

While you are there you can personalize your brick for the Alumni Legacy Walk.


Alumni Legacy Walk

We invite you to commemorate your achievement with a personalized brick in the new Alumni Legacy Walk. This is your opportunity to leave a lasting mark on campus. Fill out the Alumni Brick Order Form and send to Adam Donaldson at adonaldson@faulkner.edu.


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