We salute our Innovation Academy graduates every year for their commitment to serving the global community with their innovative spirit. SUMMIT is the Innovation Academy Award Ceremony where eligible IA graduates receive their Innovation Medallion and celebrate with the graduating class.

IA holds two Summits every year: Spring and Summer.

The 2019 UF IA SUMMITS will be:

Spring - May 3, 2019 from 3pm-4pm

Summer - Aug 9, 2019 from 3pm-4pm

Family and friends of the graduates are also invited and parking details are provided before the event.

Registration, and business attire, are required to attend SUMMIT and registration is dependant on timing of each specific SUMMIT event.

Graduating in the Fall?

Fall UF IA graduates are eligible to attend the preceeding Summer Summit. Please notify the office if you would like to partake in the Summer Summit ceremony. If you are not attending the Summit celebration you are welcome to pick up your medallion at the IA Office.

Medallion Pick-up Procedure:

IA student can present themselves to the Administrative Specialist/IA Director for medallion pick-up during select days & hours:

  • Bring your Gator ID card
  • Students may only pick up their own medallion – No student is allowed to pick up for a friend or family member, etc. 
  • No borrowing of medallions is allowed for any purpose, including for graduation pictures, regardless of graduation status
  • Students should only pick up medallion during the designated hours, unless prior arrangements have been made
  • We will not mail any medallions, pick-up only

IA Graduation Medallion

In recognition for completing the Innovation Minor, Innovation Academy graduating students receive a graduation medallion. The Graduation Medallion is a symbolic declaration of their dedication to their industry and professional development. It highlights their unique academic achievement and declares their readiness to serve as a change agent.