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2021-2022 Commencement Ceremony

On May 12, 2022 we celebrated our Graduates! You can view the livestreams from that day. 

Ocean Center, 101 N. Atlantic Avenue, Daytona Beach, FL 32118

Ceremony & Check-In Times

Associate of Science, Certificates, & Adult Education (livestream)
Ceremony: Thursday May 12, 2022 - 9:30 a.m. 
Graduate Check-In: By 8:15 a.m.
9:30 a.m. announcement - 62nd Annual Commencement exercises

Associate of Arts (livestream)
Ceremony: Thursday May 12, 2022 - 2:00 p.m.
Graduate Check-In: By 12:30 p.m.
2:00 p.m. announcement - 62nd Annual Commencement exercises

Bachelors (livestream)
Ceremony: Thursday May 12, 2022 - 6:30 p.m.
Graduate Check-In: By 5:15 p.m.
6:30 p.m. announcement - 62nd Annual Commencement exercises 

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Important Dates & Deadlines

Fall 2022

  • First day to apply: August 29, 2022
  • Last day to apply: December 3, 2022
  • Degree conferred: by December 22, 2022
  • Fall Graduates are automatically listed in the commencement book
  • Diplomas mailed: January 20, 2023
  • Reserve tickets to walk: Between Feb. 1 and April 3, 2023***
  • Grad Packet Pickup: April 3 - April 28, 2023
  • Commencement Ceremony: May 15, 2023

Spring 2023

  • First day to apply: January 17, 2023*
  • Spring & Summer Graduates must apply for Graduation before March 22, 2022 to be included in the Commencement Book. Students that apply for graduation after March 22, 2023 will not have their name listed in the published Commencement Book.**
  • Spring Completers - Last day to apply: April 28, 2023. You may still participate in the ceremony, but your name will not be listed in the Commencement Book.
  • Degree conferred: by May 21, 2023
  • Diplomas mailed: June 2, 2023
  • Reserve tickets to Walk: Between February 1 and April 3, 2023***
  • Grad Packet Pickup: April 3 - April 28, 2023
  • Commencement Ceremony: May 15, 2023

Summer 2023

  • First day to apply: January 17, 2023*
  • Spring & Summer Graduates must apply for Graduation before March 22, 2022 to be included in the Commencement Book. Students that apply for graduation after March 22, 2023 will not have their name listed in the published Commencement Book.**
  • Summer Completers - Last day to apply: July 31, 2023.  You may still participate in the ceremony, but your name will not be listed in the Commencement Book.
  • Degree conferred: by August 21, 2023
  • Diplomas mailed: September 1, 2023
  • Reserve tickets to Walk: Between February 1 and April 3, 2023***
  • Grad Packet Pickup: April 3 - April 28, 2023
  • Commencement Ceremony: May 15, 2023

*You must apply for graduation even if you do NOT wish to walk in the commencement ceremony.

**You must apply on or before this date to have your name printed in the Commencement book.

***If you plan to walk in the ceremony, you must reserve tickets in your portal under COMMENCEMENT TICKETS. 

You may walk in the ceremony no matter what your grad status is. 

Office of Records & Graduation

Contact Us

Graduation@DaytonaState.edu
(386) 506-3876