Spring 2017 Commencement


The Spring 2017 Commencement Ceremonies will be held on Thursday, May 4th and Friday, May 5th, 2017 in the Carole and Barry Kaye Performing Arts Auditorium on the Boca Raton Campus. The commencement times are scheduled for 9:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m., and 5:00 p.m. on both Thursday and Friday.

Traffic will be especially heavy on both days of graduation, particularly at the Glades Road entrance along West University Drive. Parking Lot 16, located directly in front of the Student Union, will be reserved for disabled and VIP access for ceremony attendees only. Please note that on graduation day, Lot 16 will be considered a reserved lot and not available for use by permit holders and will instead be designated for graduates and guests only.

Parking and Transportation Services and the FAU Police Department are requesting that all staff, faculty and students who work in Buildings Student Support Services (80), Student Union buildings (31 and 31A-E), and Housing (46) park in Lots 17, 19, 20 or Parking Garage One on Volusia Street.

Employees working in buildings 80, 46 and 31 with valid disabled placards will be able to park in Lot 16. Please access the parking lot using the south-east entrance off of Dade Avenue. When approaching the parking lot, please have your disabled parking permit visible for verification upon entry to the lot.

Thank you for your cooperation as we work together to make this Graduation Day a day for the graduates and their guests to enjoy and remember. If you have any questions, please contact our office at (561) 297-2771.

For graduation info, visit: https://www.fau.edu/registrar/graduation/ceremony.php.

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Out-of-State Resident Students – Summer 2017


If you live out of state and are planning to head home for the summer, you have the option to leave your FAU registered vehicle on campus for the duration of the summer term.*

Please make sure that you have followed the directions below before you leave to avoid incurring citations or fees during your absence.

  • You must be registered for the Fall Semester of 2017.
  • You must park in Lot 28 or 31. Parking in other lots is not permitted.
  • You must pay the Summer Permit Fee of $32.04 in person at the off­ice of Parking and Transportation Services. Do not pay online via your student account.

Upon completion of these steps, you are permitted to leave your vehicle on campus for the duration of the summer semester. Remember to remove all valuables and personal belongings!

If you have any questions, feel free to contact us at (561) 297-2771.

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