Lane Community College
50th annual Commencement Ceremony
Saturday, June 13, 2015-3:00 pm
See the Graduation Application page to apply for your diploma.
Students who have completed their degrees or certificates from summer 2014, fall 2014, and winter 2015 and those who have been cleared to graduate for spring term 2015, after submitting the degree application by May 20th, will have their names in the 2015 Commencement Ceremony brochure.
Students who will earn their degrees or certificates after spring term 2015 may participate in the 2015 Commencement Ceremony, but their names will appear in the 2016 Commencement Ceremony brochure if they have earned a degree in the 2015-2016 academic year.
Students who are completing their degrees spring term will receive their name reader cards at the Fairgrounds on June 13, 2015 when they arrive to participate in the Commencement Ceremony.
Students who will be graduating after spring term 2014 will be able to complete a card to be read before the ceremony begins.
The Student Life and Leadership Development Department is responsible for the commencement ceremony for credit students and GED graduates. Lane credit and GED program graduation ceremonies will take place the Saturday following finals week on June 13, 2015 at the Lane County Fairgrounds in Downtown Eugene. During the commencement ceremony you will get your diploma cover only. Your actual diploma will be mailed to you once your degree requirements have been met and after grades are in. This process can take up to 12 weeks. You do not have to attend commencement to receive your degree.
The Student Life and Leadership Development staff coordinates the ceremony but there are other departments and steps involved in the process. The following information will help you get ready.
Commencement for Credit, Certificate and GED students will be on Saturday, June 13, 2015 at the Lane County Fairgrounds and Event Center in the Exhibit Hall. Graduates please plan to arrive to the fairgrounds at 2:00 p.m. and commence to the performance hall area where you will receive your name and degree card at the Titan store table. The doors will open to guests at 2:30. You will have a chance to visit with your guest and take pictures. If you arrive after 2:30 seating will be limited and you will feel hurried.
*2:30 degree areas will be called and you will line up according to your program. Listen carefully to the instructions as things move quickly.
*3:00 you will march into the Exhibit Hall to be seated for the ceremony. The ceremony takes about an hour and a half. This is a formal event.
Yes you can sit with your friends even it if is not your own degree program.
Cap, gown, tassel and announcements -
Available in the Titan Store on the Main Campus through Friday June 12, 2015.
- Commencement Ceremony merchandise - cap and gown information
- Veterans! - a red, white and blue cord honoring veterans is available to wear at graduation. Contact Ellen Jones to request one, email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone (541) 463-5663
A card with your name and degree program(s) will be ready for you at the fairgrounds in the foyer. This will remain with you during the ceremony. You will hand it to the name reader when you cross the stage to get your degree cover.
Caps, gowns and tassels will be available at the fairgounds.
Lane Community College is not responsible for photography. Graduation Pictures from 2014 are available. Please contact the photographers at the following number if you have specific questions. (541) 344-1069
Accommodations and area information
- Area accommodations information for out-of-town guests
- Special rates for Motel 6 offered for college students and families: Go to www.motel6.com and choose the Glenwood property (close to campus). Motel 6 is located off Interstate 5 near the college's main campus. Telephone number: (541) 687-2395.
- Comfort Suites
For assistance to those with disabilities or who are in need of special accommodations (wheelchair access, walkers and other needs), please contact Tina Lymath at (541) 463-5336.