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  • Ruskin Commencement

    Ruskin, Florida Commencement

    We will celebrate the many achievements of our graduating students at Commencement on August 30, 2020 at 1:00 pm. at Tampa Airport Marriott.  The Commencement ceremony is the highlight of the semester for the University community, and we are looking forward to celebrating this wonderful event with you.  Please review carefully the information on this website in preparation for Commencement weekend and retain all information for reference as the event draws closer.

    It is a Gannon tradition that we personalize the Commencement ceremony by announcing the name of each graduate. Although this tradition takes time, the special recognition of each graduate symbolizes Gannon's commitment as a student-centered university. It communicates value and affection for each individual and family. Accordingly, graduates and members of the audience are asked to remain in their seats throughout the ceremony so that they do not interfere with the special moments of others.

    We look forward to celebrating Commencement with you. The entire Gannon community is grateful and proud that you have allowed us to be a part of your lives, and we wish you God's blessing for the future.

  • Schedule of Events

    Tickets are not required for the Commencement ceremony or for any other event. Seating for all of the activities is on a first come, first served basis.  A reservation for the Commencement Reception is appreciated. 

    Time Location Event
    Sunday, August 30
    10:30 a.m.
    Tampa Airport Marriott
    Tampa International Airport
    4200 George J Bean Parkway
    Tampa, FL 33607

    The Commencement Mass is a celebration of the University Community. On this occasion we thank God for all that our graduates have accomplished. We ask for God’s continued guidance upon their futures. Graduates, families and friends are invited to this liturgy.

    Sunday, August 30
    11:30 a.m. (or immediately after ceremony)   
    Tampa Airport Marriott Graduate Reception
    Sunday, August 30
    12:30 p.m.
    Tampa Airport Marriott

    Assembly of Graduates 

    Sunday, August 30
    1:00 p.m.
    Tampa Airport Marriott *



    * Parking

    Complimentary self parking at the Tampa Airport Marriott for guests attending Commencement is on a first come first serve basis. Overflow parking will be at the Tampa Airport for a fee.

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