Graduation Information

Commencement Ceremony 

Date: Friday, May 3, 2019

Garrett Coliseum
1555 Federal Dr
Montgomery AL  36107

Ceremony time: 10:00 a.m.

Graduates MUST arrive 1 hour prior to their ceremony for preparation & instructions

To apply for graduation:

Click on the link below and fill out the google form. Your email & browser must be logged into your gmail account to complete the form. It will automatically be delivered to the Registrar’s Office.

Undergraduate Application (Associates, Bachelors, One Year Programs)

Graduate Application (Masters & Doctorates)

Graduation Deadlines:

  • August 2019 Graduates – July 15th, 2019 (Applications will open June 1, 2019)
  • December 2019 Graduates – October 15th, 2019 (Applications are currently CLOSED)
  • May 2020 Graduates – February 15th, 2020 (Applications are currently CLOSED)

You must pay the graduation fee even if you do not plan to participate in the Annual Commencement Exercise. The graduation fee does not include your regalia (cap & gown), regalia is addressed in the below section.  If you applied for the 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 $50 late fee.



Audience Parking:

With over 500 graduates, we ask family, friends, and anyone not participating in the ceremony to please park in the upper level parking lot and enter the building through the doors marked South Gate.

Graduate Parking:

All graduates walking in the ceremony should park in the lower level parking lot and enter at the North Gate.  Family members riding with graduates will have to walk up the ramp at the North Gate if they park on the lower level.

Graduation Application FAQ’s



Graduation Ceremony FAQ’s




Additional Information

Regalia-Cap and Gown

Faulkner’s Jostens Store – graduates choose from four packages (Associate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate) based on the level of degree they’re receiving in the ceremony.

NOTE – Graduates earning a Masters or Doctorate will receive their hoods at the ceremony, they will not come in the regalia package. 


Friends For Faulkner will be selling roses and other Faulkner gifts on site for the graduation ceremony.

The Faulkner Eagle Spirit store will be selling diploma frames, stoles, tassels, zipper pulls, shirts and caps and many more items on site for 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.

Jostens is Faulkner’s official graduation partner. Visit Faulkner’s Jostens Store.