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Commencement Ceremony



CLASS of 2018

Graduation 2017

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PLEASE NOTE: Students who have applied for Spring 2018 graduation will be notified around May 1st of their eligibility to graduate.


Los Medanos College will hold its 2018 Commencement Ceremony on Friday, May 25, 2018 at 1:30 PM inside the LMC Football Stadium. Students should plan to arrive no later than 12:30 PM for check-in and line-up on the Softball Field.


The ceremony is general admission and no tickets are required to attend. There is NO RESERVED SEATING at the stadium. The stadium bleachers have wheelchair access; some chairs will also be placed below the bleachers for additional seating and accessibility. Guests should arrive early for optimal seating.


Additional details regarding the event will be available soon. Keep watching this page for more information.


sUMMER 2018 grads can participate in commencement ceremony

If you will be taking your last classes in Summer 2018 and wish to participate in the Spring 2018 Commencement Ceremony, you can fill out an "Application to Walk In Graduation Ceremony with Coursework Remaining" after you register for your Summer 2018 classes. Be sure to check the box that indicates completion in summer and list the courses being taken during the Summer Session. The form will be accepted April 4 through April 19.





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Live Web Streaming

In partnership with Lookieview Productions, the LMC Graduation ceremony will be live-streamed on the Graduation website. Additionally, copies of the video will be available for purchase after the ceremony. More details on this service will be available soon.



cap, gown, tassel

Beginning May 14th, you may pick up your cap, gown and tassel at the LMC Bookstore. Cost is $16.80 per package (plus tax).


Students with a 3.5 GPA as of Fall 2017, including transfer units, will be eligible for honors designation at graduation. The honors tassel may be purchased at the LMC Bookstore for $4.60 (plus tax).


Decorative Grad Cap

Can I decorate my graduation cap? YES! Students can personalize their caps.


Do I have to wear the cap and gown? YES! Everyone participating in the graduation ceremony must wear their cap and gown. No garments are to be worn over the gown.





What should I wear under my gown?

Wear comfortable clothing. For example, dress slacks and dress shirts for men. Dress slacks, blouse, or dress for women...and NO high heels. High heels are not allowed on the track. If you wear them, you will be required to remove them prior to entering the field.


Can I bring my purse with me?

YES. Small purses may be carried under the gown. No large purses permitted.


Can I bring my children to the graduation ceremony?

YES. Children are welcome to attend in the bleachers with an adult.


Are there disability accomodations available for graduates?

YES. Special requests for disability accomodations for graduating students should be made in advance by contacting Crystal Stahl at (925) 473-7424 or cstahl@losmedanos.edu by May 18th.