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D.M.D. student working in the Sim Lab


The 41st Annual Commencement Ceremony of the University of Florida College of Dentistry will be held on May 20, 2016 at 2:30 p.m. at theĀ Curtis M. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts.

Participants and faculty will process into the auditorium beginning at 2:20 p.m. During the procession, no attendees will be allowed to enter the auditorium so please make every attempt to be seated before 2:15 p.m. Once the procession is complete, attendees will once again to allowed to enter the auditorium. The ceremony will begin promptly at 2:30 p.m.

Friends and family are more than welcome to take photos and video during the ceremony, but please be considerate when using flash photography. Family members and guests are welcome to come to the front of the auditorium to take photos.

Parking will be available in the ground lot and parking garage at the Cultural Center for both rehearsal and graduation. Decal restrictions will be lifted beginning at noon.

  • Watch the live webcast of the commencement ceremony (link coming soon). Stream will be operational on May 20; if you have technical difficulties, refresh your web browser.
  • Download the commencement program here (link coming soon).
  • Map to the Phillips Center
  • Professional photographs of the graduates as they cross the stage or receive their diploma are available from University Photography, PO Box 2454, Tuscaloosa, AL 35403-2454, 205-391-9500.


D.M.D. Program

Welcome Doctor of Dental Medicine (D.M.D.) students! This is your source of information on curriculum, publications, and resources. The goal of the DMD program is to provide an exceptional education through coursework and clinical experiences to assist you in developing competency as a general dentist.

D.M.D./Ph.D. Program

The University of Florida offers an integrated dental and graduate research training program culminating in the awarding of both a D.M.D. and a Ph.D. in Biomedical Science. This is your source of information about program curriculum and admissions requirements.

Advanced and Graduate Education Program

Welcome Advanced and Graduate Education students! This is your source of information on curriculum, publications, and resources.

Internationally-Educated Dentists Program

Welcome to the Internationally-Educated Dentists Program (IEDP)! The goal of this program is to enhance the student’s scope of knowledge and clinical skills required to provide comprehensive dental care for all patient populations. This is your source of information on curriculum, publications, and resources. Opportunities are available in our Advanced and Graduate Education programs and Four-Year D.M.D. Program for Internationally-Educated Dentists.

Special Study Programs

Interested in an externship, internship, or other short term educational experience at the College of Dentistry? We have several programs for dentists, dental students and others interested in dentistry.