Rollins Evening Graduation Information

The annual Commencement Ceremony for graduates of the Hamilton Holt School will be held on:

Saturday, May 11, 2019
Ted & Harold Alfond Sports Center on Rollins College Campus
Ceremony start time: 10:00 am

This ceremony is held to honor 2018-2019 students of Rollins College Hamilton Holt School and include the following programs:

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Master of Arts - Applied Behavior Analysis and Clinical Science
  • Master of Arts - Clinical Mental Health Counseling
  • Master of Arts in Teaching
  • Master of Health Services Administration
  • Master of Liberal Studies
  • Master of Human Resources
  • Master of Public Health

We invite and encourage your participation. We look forward to the opportunity to celebrate this very special time with you. Please contact your program adviser if you have questions or need additional information.

For information on lodging, commencement schedule, and speakers, please visit the main Commencement site.

Student Participation

Participation Survey

The 2019 Commencement Participation Survey is open through February 27, 2019. You will use this form to confirm your attendance at commencement and order regalia. All students with an approved 2018-19 graduation petition on file received an email with this survey.

Graduating students will receive instructions for commencement mid-April when regalia is available for pickup at the bookstore. 

Appeal to Participate Prior to Completing Degree Requirements

Students who have outstanding degree requirements may request to participate in the ceremony by submitting a request in writing to the Appeals Committee. Specific criteria is outlined on the form. 

Special Needs/Accommodations

Please know that an interpreter for the hearing impaired will be provided at the commencement ceremony.  If you or a guest requires accommodations for special needs (such as wheelchair access or floor seating), please complete the online request form. It is very important that we receive this information by Friday, March 30.


The Hamilton Holt School orders regalia for students using information received via the online participation survey. You will receive email notification when the regalia is ready for pickup at the Bookstore. Please be prepared to provide photo identification at the time of pick up.


Graduates who wish to order personalized announcements should do so by March 1. These items can be ordered through Josten's via their website at Please contact the Rollins Bookstore for more information about rings and diploma frames.


Diplomas are distributed at the annual ceremony for students who have completed all degree requirements. Students who do not receive their diplomas at the ceremony will be able to pick up their diplomas after May 16. August 2018 graduates are encouraged to participate and will receive a discrete blank diploma cover at the event. December 2018 graduates will have their diploma held for commencement unless otherwise requested.

Graduates who have an unpaid balance at the time of Commencement will not receive a diploma or final transcript until the debt is resolved.