FDU 2016 Commencement Video

The Commencement Ceremony was available via video streaming during the live event on May 17, 2016. Video of the event is now available as a single full-length file. .

The printed program distributed at the event is available as a downloadable PDF.

This FREE service allows your family and friends, no matter where they are in the world, to access the 2016 ceremony and share it with you.

If you are not able to see the Commencement webcast at the link below, your computer is not currently equipped to access the Commencement Webcast. Please see http://itstream.fdu.edu/help.html for additional information.


The Commencement Webcast included the following features:

  • Grad Greetings, the message to family and friends graduates videotaped at Graduation Salute events in April
  • Processional, with live video from the arena floor as the graduates file in
  • Commencement speakers
  • Conferring of diplomas, as each graduate's name is called and he or she crosses the stage to receive the University President's congratulations

Contents and start times

(Provided so you can fast forward to points in the ceremony)

0:00 Procession of graduates

24:50 Procession of faculty

30:20 Procession of Pillars of FDU

31:20 Procession of Class of 1966

34:15  Pipers

34:50 Procession of platform party

38:50 Invocation and Anthem

45:10 Honoree Pierson

53:25 Honoree Strigl

1:05:45 Vancouver Campus Student Pinnacle Award Winner

1:12:00 Metropolitan Campus Student Pinnacle Award Winner

1:17:30 Florham Campus Student Pinnacle Award Winner

1:24:00 Conferring of Degrees

1:32:00 Graduates called to stage

3:18:50 FDU Alumni Board President