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University of Miami Watsco Center

1245 Dauer Drive

Coral Gables, FL 33146

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The 2018 Commencement Ceremony for American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine (AUC) will be held on Saturday, May 19th, 2018 at 7:00pm at the University of Miami Watsco Center in Coral Gables, Florida. There will be one ceremony and no limitation on student guests.

Participating graduates must RSVP for Commencement by March 25, 2018. Click the green "REGISTER" button to reserve ticket for yourself and your guests.

We look forward to welcoming our graduates, their friends, and family for a wonderful celebration of your achievements!

Ceremony RSVP Details and Ordering Regalia

The deadline to RSVP for the 2018 AUC Commencement is March 25, 2018.

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 your 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 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, 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 Accommodations

There are several hotels in the Coral Gables area that provide easy access to the University of Miami Watsco Center. AUC has arranged discounted rates for graduates and their guests at two nearby hotels, including the Marriott Miami Dadeland and Hotel Colonnade Coral Gables.

Please note that hotels are likely to fill well in advance of Commencement so we recommend reserving space as soon as possible.

1.) Miami Marriott Dadeland

9090 South Dadeland Blvd, Miami, FL 33156

3.6 miles to the University of Miami Watsco Center


AUC Rate $169.00 (valid through April 27, 2018)

Booking Instructions: Commencement reservations can be made directly with Marriott reservations at 1-800- 228-9290 or 1-800-503-0598 or by visiting Book your group rate for AUC Graduation Room Block.

2.) Hotel Colonnade Coral Gables

180 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables, FL 33134

3.2 miles to the University of Miami Watsco Center


AUC Rate $199.00 (valid through April 4, 2018)

Booking Instructions: Please contact the hotel directly at 305-441-2600. Once an individual reservation has been made, any changes should be made directly with the Group Reservations Department. A credit card number or 1 night advance deposit will be required to secure a room out of this block. Cancellations must be received 24 hours prior to arrival or 1 night room and tax will be assessed.

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 the below information on popular ways to announce and remember your graduation from medical school.

- Graduation Announcements

- Medical School Class Rings

- Diploma Frames

Please visit 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.

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