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COVID-19 & Weather Update, August 2: As Tropical Storm Isaias weakens, EFSC is proceeding with the planned partial reopening of Campus services, currently set for Mon., Aug. 3. Starting that day, select EFSC services are scheduled to be available on campus, with prior appointments required in most cases and facial coverings and social distancing requirements in place. See the Updated Student Services Guide for details about on-campus access and continuing virtual services. EFSC will reopen its four campuses in August for the Fall Term with many classes online, limited in-person classes and safety measures in place to protect against COVID-19. View Reopening Plan & TS Isaias updates & FAQ.

 
 
 
 

COVID-19 Update: Graduation

 
 
 
 

PLEASE NOTE: DUE TO COVID-19, the Spring 2020 diploma mailing was delayed. Spring 2020 diplomas have now been mailed to all graduates who met requirements and do not have outstanding financial obligations on Thursday, July 23, 2020. Please allow 1-2 weeks for receipt. Questions? Contact us at graduation@easternflorida.edu

Preparing to Graduate

The on-Campus Spring Commencement Ceremony, planned for May 14, has been canceled due to the COVID-19 Coronavirus emergency. The cancellation will not impact students graduating and receiving their certificates or diplomas by mail if they meet all graduation requirements and have applied to graduate.

EFSC will host a Virtual Commencement on May 14 at 11 AM to honor Spring Term graduates. View more details and lots of fun social media content.

Degrees are not conferred until the end of the term and upon verification that all requirements have been met. Students are responsible for determining that they've met all graduation requirements and have no outstanding financial obligations to the College.

Students who meet all graduation requirements for any degree or certificate program must apply to graduate to receive their Eastern Florida State College degree, whether or not they plan to attend the commencement exercises.

EFSC holds two commencement ceremonies each year at the Melbourne Campus King Center, at the end of the fall and spring terms. Summer graduates are invited to walk in the fall ceremony. Be sure to review ceremony information, including information about EFSC's guest ticket process.

Congratulations To Our Spring Candidates!
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Diplomas have been mailed via the U.S. Postal Service to all graduates who met requirements and do not have outstanding financial obligations as of Thursday, July 23, 2020. 

Please note that diplomas are sent to all graduates at the address on file within 6-8 business weeks (this does not include winter break) after the date of graduation.

Be sure to keep your address current. To verify and/update your address is easy! Log in to myEFSC and View/Update Address under Personal Information.

Still have questions? Email graduation@easternflorida.edu

 

Summer 2020 Candidates for Graduation must follow the steps to apply to graduate. Applying online is easiest: view the tutorial for how-to instructions.

  • Mon., May 18 , 2020: Online Graduation System Opens
  • Thurs., June 11, 2020: Early Summer Deadline - Note: All course work must be completed in the first six-week summer term to qualify for early summer graduation. Applications submitted after this deadline, will be processed for the full summer term which ends in August.
  • Thurs., July 16, 2020: Last day to indicate 'Yes' to attend Fall ceremony, to be eligible for guest tickets and avoid late fees.
  • Friday, July 17, 2020: Additional $20 late fee begins for all graduation applications.
  • Mon., August 3, 2020: Starting on this date, any candidate who does not want to apply online, must submit their Graduation application via the Student Dropbox. All fees will be assessed within 1 to 2 business days and must be paid prior to any documents being processed and/or released. documents being processed and/or released.
  • Sun., Aug. 9, 2020: Online Graduation System Closes.
  • Mon, Aug 10, 2020: Starting on this date, all Graduation applications must be submitted via the Student Dropbox. All fees will be assessed within 1 to 2 business days and must be paid prior to any documents being processed and/or released. documents being processed and/or released.
  • Graduation & Late fees are non-refundable.

*Summer Graduates are invited to walk in the fall commencement ceremony. Please indicate "Yes" for attending commencement no later than July 16, 2020* on your Intent to Graduate application to be eligible for guest tickets or email graduation@easternflorida.edu Late ticket requests cannot be accommodated. Read more about the guest ticket policy if taking part in fall commencement as a summer graduate.

View Commencement Ceremony Guide The Commencement Ceremony is held at the Maxwell C. King Center for the Performing Arts, Melbourne Campus. Graduates must arrive one hour prior to their service. Watch commencement live webcast & replays