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Dear Fall 2015 and Spring 2016 graduates,

The 2016 FIU Law Commencement will take place on Friday, May 27, 2016, at 10:00 a.m. at the FIU Arena.

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  • RSVP For Commencement!
    • Please let us know if you are attending the 2016 FIU Law Commencement! Click here to RSVP and provide information for your regalia order. Once you submit this form, we will order your regalia.  Commencement regalia (consisting of cap, gown, hood and tassel) is $129.99, and is yours to keep. You will pay for your regalia at Commencement Fair on April 12, 2016.
  • Commencement Fair is April 12, 2016, in the FIU Law Student Lounge. At Commencement Fair you will pay for and receive your Commencement Regalia.  We will also have a host of fun activities for all graduates to enjoy.
  • The Pre-Commencement Reception will be held on Thursday, May 26, 2016.
  • National Anthem Singer.   Each year an FIU Law student sings the National Anthem at commencement.  Are you interested in singing the national anthem? Do you know any other FIU Law student who may want to sing? Please email your suggestions to Dean Ortega Fridman at afridman@fiu.edu.  Priority will be given to a member of the graduating class.
  • Commencement Student Speakers Nominations.
    • Each year, the graduating class selects two commencement speakers (one day student and one evening student). The commencement speakers will each deliver a brief address during the 2016 FIU Law Commencement.
    • Final voting for these honors will take place during the SBA general elections in March, and the results will be announced at Barrister’s Ball. You may nominate yourself or any other member of the Fall 2015 or Spring 2016 graduating classes. The names of all eligible nominees will appear on the SBA general elections ballot.
    • The deadline for submitting nominations is 5:00 p.m. on March 1, 2016. No exceptions will be made.
    • If you have any questions, or would like to submit a nomination, please email Dean Angie Ortega Fridman at afridman@fiu.edu.
  • FIU Law Alumni Association Representatives Nominations.
    • The graduating class will also select two representatives (one day student and one evening student) from the graduating class to serve as the 2016 class representatives on the FIU Law Alumni Association.
    • Final voting for these honors will take place during the SBA general elections in March and the results will be announced at Barrister’s Ball. You may nominate yourself or any other member of the Fall 2015 or Spring 2016 graduating classes. The names of all eligible nominees will appear on the SBA general elections ballot.
    • The deadline for submitting nominations is 5:00 p.m. on March 1, 2016. No exceptions will be made.
    • If you have any questions, or would like to submit a nomination, please email Dean Angie Ortega Fridman at afridman@fiu.edu.