Graduation Events

Congratulations to all of our new graduates from Stetson University College of Law! 

A total of 254 Stetson law school students celebrated commencement, among them 28 part-time J.D. students, 12 J.D./M.B.A. students, two J.D./MINTEC students, one J.D./LL.M. student, two J.D./Grado students, eight LL.M. in Advocacy, two joint J.D./LL.M. in Advocacy, seven LL.M. in Elder Law and 12 LL.M. in International Law students.

Retired Army Lieutenant General Ronald L. Burgess Jr. addressed more than 200 students during Stetson law school’s commencement on Saturday, May 13, in the Plaza Mayor courtyard on the Gulfport campus. Lieutenant General Burgess is presently serving as the senior counsel for national security programs, cyber programs and military affairs at Auburn University. He described his life in public service, and evolving global challenges.

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Photo Galleries

» Honors and Awards Ceremony - May 12, 2017

» Individual and Group Photos with Dean - May 12, 2017

» Family Celebration - May 12, 2017

» Spring Commencement - May 13, 2017

NOTE: These are not the official Grad Images graduation pictures. Graduates will receive an email from Grad Images when those pictures are available.

Videos

 

Commencement Speaker:
Lieutenant General Ronald L. Burgess Jr.

media/burgess-portrait.jpgRetired Army Lieutenant General Ronald L. Burgess Jr. will be Stetson Law’s commencement speaker. Lieutenant General Burgess is presently serving as the senior counsel for national security programs, cyber programs and military affairs at Auburn University. At Auburn University, Burgess coordinates with the university's Office of the Vice President for Research to guide, direct and support interdisciplinary research as part of the Auburn University Cyber Initiative. Burgess directed the Defense Intelligence Agency from March 2009 until July 2012, where he received the Defense Distinguished Service Medal for his service. He was awarded the National Intelligence Distinguished Service Medal from Director of National Intelligence James R. Clapper Jr.

Graduation Brunch
Program (PDF)
Thursday, May 11, 2017 -- 11 a.m.
Gulfport Casino

Honors and Awards Ceremony
Program (PDF)

Friday, May 12, 2017 -- 4:30 p.m.
Great Hall, Gulfport Campus

Family Celebration
Friday, May 12, 2017 -- 6 p.m.
Gulfport Campus 

Spring Commencement
Program (PDF)

Saturday, May 13, 2017 -- 8:30 a.m.
Plaza Mayor, Gulfport Campus 

For more information, contact the Office of Events at events@law.stetson.edu or 727-562-7800 ext. 7940.

 

For Fall Graduates:

REQUIRED:

» Graduation Event Registration
for Fall 2016 Graduates
Deadline: Submit Oct. 20

» Permanent Address Form
Deadline: Submit by Oct. 20

» ABA / NALP Employment Survey
(login required)
Deadline: Submit by Oct. 20

» At Graduation Employment Survey
(login required)
Deadline: Submit by Oct. 20

» Fall Graduate Celebration
Keynote Speaker Nomination Form
Deadline: Submit by Oct. 20

» Fall Graduate Celebration - FAQ
Deadline: Review by Oct. 20

» Commencement Overview (PDF)
Deadline: Review by Oct. 20

» Important Information Regarding Regalia and Announcements (PDF)
Deadline: Review by Oct. 20,
Order by March 1

» Career Services for Alumni
Deadline: Review by Oct. 20

FINISHED? » Submit Grad Fair Checklist
Deadline: Submit by Oct. 20

OPTIONAL:

» Graduation Brunch RSVP Form
RSVP by May 1
Submit online form and deliver $10 seat deposit to Student Life.

Florida Bar Exam Alumni Luncheon:

» Feb. 21-22
RSVP by Feb. 11

» July 25-26
RSVP by July 14

For Spring/Summer Graduates:

REQUIRED:

» Graduation Event Registration 
for Spring/Summer 2017 Graduates
Deadline: Submit by Oct. 20

» Permanent Address Form
Deadline: Submit by Oct. 20

» ABA / NALP Employment Survey 
(login required)
Deadline: Submit by April 1

» At Graduation Employment Survey
(login required)
Deadline: Submit by April 1

» Commencement Overview (PDF)
Deadline: Review by Oct. 20

» Important Information Regarding Regalia and Announcements (PDF)
Deadline: Review by Oct. 20,
Order by March 1

» Career Services for Alumni
Deadline: Review by Oct. 20

FINISHED? » Submit Grad Fair Checklist
Deadline: Submit by Oct. 20

OPTIONAL:

» Graduation Brunch RSVP Form
RSVP by May 1
Submit online form and deliver $10 seat deposit to Student Life.

Florida Bar Exam Alumni Luncheon:

» July 25-26
RSVP by July 14