Graduate With Arms Wide Open


Commencement Ceremony Quick Facts


  • Class of 2023 Commencement is Thursday, May 25, 2023 at 7:30 pm at the Addition Financial Arena (UCF Arena).
  • The back of the ceremony program has QR codes for the ceremony livestream, the ceremony digital program, and the order form to purchase a ceremony video.
  • Graduates must be inside the arena staging area by 6:30 pm. Find your counselor immediately upon entrance to staging area inside arena.
  • The vehicle the graduate is in parks for free in Parking Garage G. The address to Parking Garage G is 4282 W. Plaza Drive.
  • All other guest vehicles will park in Parking Garage H for $10 (plus taxes and fees), card only (no cash accepted to park). The address to Parking Garage H is 12638 Gemini Blvd N.
  • Tickets are general admission. No assigned seats.
  • Guests needing accessible seating should locate venue staff upon entrance. Venue staff will direct guest and one companion to an accessible seating area located on the concourse level.
  • Cannot decorate cap and/or gown.
  • Graduates will go thru security check. Graduates may not bring in cell phone. · For more information about the Addition Financial Arena go to then click on 2023 High School Graduation Guide.

Livestream of 2023 Graduation Ceremony