COMMENCEMENT CEREMONY The 2014 commencement ceremony will be held on Friday, May 16, 2014 at 7:30pm at the Prairie Capital Convention Center in Springfield. Summer 2013 and Fall 2013 graduates and prospective Spring 2014 and Summer 2014 graduates who have submitted a graduation application are eligible to take part in the commencement ceremony. There is no limit to the number of guests for each graduate, and tickets are not required. All graduates and their guests are welcome to attend the reception following the ceremony. Students should arrive at the Convention Center by 7:00 pm with cap-gown & tassel
COMMENCEMENT REHEARSAL Rehearsal will be held Friday, May 16 starting at noon at the Convention Center. Detailed instructions will be given at that time. Attendance is recommended but not mandatory - and some lucky participants will win door prizes!
COMMENCEMENT RECEPTION The LLCC Alumni Association will host a complimentary reception for graduates and guests at the Convention Center immediately following the commencement ceremony.
COMMENCEMENT SPEAKER Student speakers are an important tradition at LLCC. Graduates may nominate themselves or be nominated by faculty to be considered for this honor. Applications for student speaker will be available in March, with auditions to be held in early April. Applications may be picked up in the office of the Vice President of Student Services (Menard Hall rm 1255). If you are not taking classes at the Springfield campus or need additional information, please call 786-2213.
SPECIAL ACCOMMODATIONS Special seating is available for those requiring accommodations. Please call 786-2213 if you or a guest needs special seating. Special seating is limited to four guests per graduate.