In an unwritten tradition, soon-to-be alumni at summer commencement ceremonies celebrated their favorite cornerstones of popular culture by decorating the spaces on top of their heads. These Panthers' hand-crafted caps included omages to music, television and even cryptocurrency.
Check out some of our favorite designs below, as captured by FIU photographer Margi Rentis.
Looking for more images from commencement? Check out our full photo album below.