Commencement Ceremony

Congratulations on your graduation!
2024 Commencement Ceremony Date

Saturday, May 11, 2024.

Watch both ceremonies right here, or check them out on Lakeland's YouTube channel!

10 a.m. Ceremony

2 p.m. Ceremony

Commencement Program & Graduate Details
2024 Commencement Ceremony Details

Lakeland Community College is pleased to announce that it will hold two commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 11, 2024, at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. in the Athletic and Fitness Center's main gym.

View the 2024 Graduation Guidebook.

Ceremonies are arranged by degree program:

10 a.m. Ceremony

  • Associate of Applied Science
  • Associate of Applied Business
  • Associate of Technical Students


p.m. Ceremony

  • Associate of Arts
  • Associate of Arts in Business
  • Associate of Science
  • Holden University Center Partnership Program Graduates



Academic Regalia

A cap, gown and tassel are the official regalia that you must wear at commencement. Beginning April 9, 2024, regalia can be picked up in the Lakeland Bookstore. Check the bookstore webpage for current hours of operation.

If you did not indicate on the graduation application that you wanted to purchase your regalia, you may still do so by returning to the graduation application and updating your selection. The regalia fee can be paid through your myLakeland account or at the cashier's office.

Guest Tickets

You are entitled to receive up to six (6) guest tickets for the ceremony. Request your guest tickets in the Graduation Application (myLakeland login required). Guest tickets are free and are required for admission. Fire Marshal regulations require that all guests, including children of any age, have a ticket. Additional tickets can be requested through the Graduation Application. If tickets are available, you will be contacted by May 1, 2024, via your Lakeland student email. Tickets will be allocated in the order the request was received. Pick up your tickets with your academic regalia in the Lakeland Bookstore. Check the bookstore webpage for current hours of operation.


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