2018 Commencement Ceremony

Information for our 2018 graduation ceremony

Preparing to Graduate

The 2018 AUC Commencement will be held at 7:00 pm on Saturday May 19, 2018 at the University of Miami Watsco Center located at 1245 Dauer Drive, Coral Gables, FL 33146. 

Ceremony RSVP Details and Ordering Regalia

The deadlin to RSVP for the 2018 AUC Commencement is March 16, 2018.
All graduates who will be participating in the ceremony must RSVP online using the link below. An AUC Model Release Form (found below) should be submitted along with the RSVP.

The deadline to order Regalia is April 23, 2018.Graduates are required to order their regalia including gown, hood, tam and tassel directly with Herff Jones. When ordering the regalia, please indicate your Grad Date year and not the year of the ceremony.  This will insure that the proper year tassel is mailed with regalia.  All regalia will be mailed directly to the graduate’s desired address and graduates are responsible for bringing ALL regalia to the ceremony.

To order regalia with Herff Jones, please visit collegegrad.herffjones.com and type in "American University of the Caribbean." 

AUC Model Release Form: Submit with RSVP

All graduates must submit a signed AUC Model Release Form in order to participate in group photos at the graduation ceremony. This release allows AUC to use images taken at graduation for distribution of the group pictures, as well as any future marketing of the ceremony. The form can be submitted by email to gradceremony@aucmed.edu, by fax (786-228-3004) or by mail to:

AUC Pembroke Pines
Attn: Graduation 2018
880 SW 145th Avenue
Suite 202
Pembroke Pines, FL 33027
CLICK HERE for Model Release Form 

Hotel Reservation Information

You will find information on local hotels who are offering AUC graduates and their families’ special group rates.
Hotel reservation information: COMING SOON 

Additional Information

Commencement is an important milestone and we are excited to be able to offer several items to help you celebrate your accomplishment. Please see below for information on popular ways to announce and remember your graduation from medical school.

  • Graduation Announcements
  • Medical School Class Rings
  • Diploma Frames

Please visit collegegrad.herffjones.com and type in "American University of the Caribbean."
**All August/October/December 2017 and February/April/May/June 2018 graduates are invited to participate in the graduation ceremony held on Saturday, May 19, 2018
June grads please note:  You must graduate by June 1, 2018 in order to participate in the ceremony on May 19, 2018.  If you rotate past the June 1st grad date you will roll over to graduation on August 2018 and will be invited to the graduation ceremony in 2019.
The May 19, 2018 date is ONLY for the ceremony, it is not an actual graduation date.  Your official graduation date is the “Expected Grad Date” listed on your student summary.  All diplomas are MAILED to the graduate once they are cleared.