At the end of the fall and spring semesters, PBA holds a commencement ceremony for all graduates. Graduation is the culmination of academic achievement. Commencement celebrates that achievement, bringing closure to your academic pursuits and marking the beginning of the next phase of your life. Palm Beach Atlantic University invites you to participate in our rich tradition of commissioning new graduates to lifelong Christ-centered scholarship, service and citizenship!

Spring Commencement 2021

Spring commencement is on Saturday, May 1, 2021 .

Commencement Quick Facts



Find out about hotels and accommodations, and airport and transportation information. 

Tickets are required for all guests. Each student receives five complimentary tickets and have five additional tickets for purchase at $5 per ticket. 

Guests who require special seating should make note of that on their ticket order. For any additional questions, please contact the Office of Registrar at (561) 803-2000.  Guests may be seated one hour before the event. Commencement is a ticketed event, so please do not invite guests for whom you do not have tickets. Please keep in mind that only students can register and purchase tickets. 

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Grad Images is the official photographer for Commencement. Three individual photos of each graduate are taken. The proofs are sent to each graduate offering the option of purchasing the photos directly from Grad Images. Commencement will be recorded and available on Youtube. Ordering information is available at cap and gown pick up.

You may take your own photographs prior to, during and after the ceremony. Please observe the roped off areas that allow the academic procession to enter and leave the auditorium. Please be considerate of other guests and the nature of the ceremony when you choose your camera positions.

When the ceremony concludes after the Benediction, guests are asked to stand during the academic recessional. At the conclusion of the recessional, guests may leave through the guest exit and join their graduates and the faculty for photos and fellowship.

To order your graduation regalia, ring, announcements and diploma frame please visit here


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