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RECEPTION INFORMATION

Congratulations to the families and friends of our graduates!

Commencement is a special time for our graduates and guests. The University of Miami is committed to making all Commencement ceremonies and events accessible to those who need special accommodations. All Commencement ceremonies are held in the BankUnited Center. School and College receptions are held at various locations throughout campus.

Below you will find information about parking and receptions. Click here for specific information about the ceremony.
 
RECEPTIONS

Schools and colleges will host receptions for the graduates and their families and guests. Reception times and locations will vary by school or college.

Note: The academic procession will enter the commencement site fifteen minutes prior to the start of the ceremony. We strongly recommend that all guests are seated by this time.

 
PARKING
Parking areas are conveniently located near the BankUnited Center on the Coral Gables campus. Please refer to the color coded parking map for the location of your assigned parking area. Shuttle service will run to and from the Pavia Garage and the BankUnited Center. There will also be shuttle service to the University Center and the Bookstore on Stanford Drive. There will be no shuttle service at the Ponce de Leon Garage.
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December 2010 Commencement

The commencement ceremonies for all schools and colleges
will be held in the BankUnited Center on the Coral Gables campus.

Passes are not required for any of our commencement parking lots.

December 2010 Receptions

**Note: Unless otherwise indicated, all receptions take place immediately following the ceremony.

School of Architecture
Student Exhibit: Jorge M. Perez Architecture Center
Exhibition gallery following the ceremony
Walk to exhibit
Ceremony Parking Lot:  Pavia


College of Arts and Sciences
Reception: Cox Science Center – Lobby
Take shuttle to Stanford Circle and walk to reception
OR drive to reception
Ceremony Parking Lot:  Ponce

Reception Parking Lot:

 School of Business Administration - Undergraduate Degree Recipeints
Reception: Cesarano Plaza
Take shuttle to Stanford Circle and walk to reception
OR drive to reception
Ceremony Parking Lot:  Pavia

School of Communication
Reception: Frances L. Wolfson Building – Courtyard
Drive to reception
Ceremony Parking Lot:  Ponce
Reception Parking Lot:   

School of Education
Reception: School of Education – George Feldenkreis Fountain at the Merrick Building
Take shuttle to Stanford Circle and walk to reception
OR drive to reception
Ceremony Parking Lot:  Ponce
Reception Parking Lot:


College of Engineering
Reception: McArthur Engineering Building
Take shuttle to Pavia Garage (if necessary)

Drive to reception
Ceremony Parking Lot:  Ponce
Reception Parking Lot:


Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science –
Undergraduate Degree Recipients Only
Student Recognition Reception: Wednesday, December 15
4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., Stanford Residential College, Master's Apartment

Post-Ceremony Reception:Cox Science Center – Lobby
Ceremony Parking Lot:  Ponce

Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science – Graduate Degree Recipients Only
Convocation:1:00 p.m. Rosenstiel School, SLAB Seminar Room
Reception:1:30 p.m. Rosenstiel School, Rosenstiel Commons
Ceremony Parking Lot:  Ponce

Phillip and Patricia Frost School of Music
Reception: Volpe Building – Music Quad
Drive to reception
Ceremony Parking Lot:  Ponce
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School of Nursing and Health Studies
Reception: Lobby, Schwartz Center for Nursing and Health Studies
Drive to reception
Ceremony Parking Lot:  Ponce
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