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Graduation Information

  • When:  Sunday, May 4, 2014, 3:00 pm.
  • Place:  Pensacola Bay Center
  • Contact:  (850) 484-1503 for further information

There is no rehearsal prior to the ceremony. Please assemble dressed in cap and gown at the Pensacola Bay Center no later than 45 minutes prior to the start of the ceremony. Caps and Gowns will be available during the Fall semester, please check your PirateMail for updated information and dates for purchase from the bookstore. If you require special accommodations for the ceremony (wheelchair access, interpreter, etc.) please contact Samantha Hill at 850-471-4680.

For more information call 850-484-1503.

PLEASE NOTE: Please note Pensacola State does not conduct summer graduation ceremonies. Students eligible for summer graduation may choose to march in the spring ceremony or the fall ceremony in December. Names of summer graduates will be printed in the commencement program for the spring and fall.
  • In order to participate in the Commencement Ceremony, you must have a graduation application on file with the Office of the Registrar.
  • Students are to apply for graduation online through their Spyglass records on www.pensacolastate.edu. Click on the Spyglass icon, sign in to the Spyglass record, and click on the blue menu button (third from bottom) titled “Apply to Graduate.”There is no limit to the number of guests you can invite.
  • There is no dress code, but we ask that you dress appropriately.

Graduation Details

All graduates should arrive no later than 45 minutes prior to the start of the ceremony and park in the east parking lot. After parking, proceed up the ramp and enter the building on the third level. Graduates should take the elevator or stairs down to the first level and follow signs to their respective assembly areas. Friends and family members cannot accompany you to the first level. Ushers will be in the area to provide assistance.

The following items will be available for purchase in the Pensacola State Bookstores beginning April 14, 2014:

·  Graduation Caps, Gowns & Tassels
·  Honor & Spirit Cords
·  PTK Accessories
·  Generic Announcements - Available April 7
·  Diploma Frames

NOW is the time to preorder your Class Ring, Personalized Announcements and more here!



When do I apply to graduate?

Students anticipating graduation are encouraged to apply for graduation one term in advance. However, graduation applications will be accepted at any time. The application deadline is established to ensure the inclusion of the graduate’s name in the commencement program.

How do I apply to graduate?

Students are to apply for graduation online through their Spyglass records on www.pensacolastate.edu. Click on the Spyglass icon, sign in to the Spyglass record, and click on the blue menu button titled “Apply to Graduate.”

What are my specific requirement for graduation?

The degree audit, also available through Spyglass, is an excellent resource for viewing graduation requirements. Students are encouraged to review the degree audit with an advisor. The use of www.FLVC.org will provide good information regarding the requirements in place at the state universities in order to ensure completion of appropriate prerequisite courses for the student’s choice of university program.

When is graduation?

Pensacola State College holds two Commencement Ceremonies, Fall (December) and Spring (May). Students graduating at the end of the Summer Term are encouraged to celebrate their intended graduation by participating in either the Fall (December) or Spring (May) Commencement Ceremony.

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