Volume 3, Number 14 - April 23, 2013

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Graduates Set To Walk During 2013 Commencement

By Guillermo Herrera
guillermo.herrera003@mymdc.net

Miami Dade College will host five graduation ceremonies for students from eight campuses on  May 4; approximately 13,000 students will be graduating this year.

Caps and gowns distribution will be at each campus’ respective bookstore and can be picked up at no charge. Students will be provided a name card which must be brought to the ceremony as well as guest tickets.

Recommended attire is as follows: men should wear a  dress shirt, dark tie, trousers, and black shoes. Women should wear a dress, skirt-set, or dark slacks, with low to mid-heel black shoes.

For specific instructions on the graduation ceremonies, please refer to the chart below.

Hialeah and Wolfson Campus:

Students must pick up their graduation attire and will be given a name card which must be brought to the ceremony.

Deadline to pick up caps and gowns May 3.

Ceremony location: Bank United Center, 1245 Dauer Dr.

Time: 2:30 p.m.

North and West Campus:

Students must pick up their graduation attire and will be given a name card which must be brought to the ceremony.

Deadline to pick up caps and gowns is May 2.

Ceremony location: Bank United Center, 1245 Dauer Dr.

Time: 10 a.m.

Kendall:

Students must pick up their caps and gowns at the bookstore by April 26. Three guest tickets will be offered to students on a first come, first serve basis due to space limitations.

Valid MDC identification must be brought to the ceremony.

Ceremony location:  Bank United Center,  1245 Dauer Dr.

Time: 6:30 p.m.

InterAmerican and Homestead Campus:

Students must pick up their caps and gowns and name card at the bookstore by May 2 at Homestead Campus and after April 22 at InterAmerican Campus.

Tickets are not required for guests to attend. Students must provide an MDC identification card to receive a name card at the ceremony.

Ceremony location: Theodore R. Gibson Health Center, 11011 SW 104 St.

Time: 8 a.m.

Medical Campus:

Students must bring their MDC identification card to receive a name card at the ceremony. Tickets are not required for guests to attend.

Ceremony location:Theodore R. Gibson Health Center,11011 SW 104 St.

Time:1 p.m.

Please note, some of this information is subject to change. For more info and to stay updated visit:

www.mdc.edu/commencement


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