2024 Commencement Ceremony

Class of 2023

All students who are approved for Summer 2023, Fall 2023, and Spring 2024 graduation will be recognized in this commencement ceremony.  

Please note: Students who have applied for Spring 2024 Graduation will be notified around May 1st of their eligibility to graduate.

Ceremony Details

The 2024 ceremony will be held on May 17, 2024 at 2:15 PM inside the LMC Stadium on the Pittsburg campus.  Students should plan to arrive no later than 1:15 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 with limited seating for people with disabilities.   Chairs will also be placed on the walkway at ground level of the field 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 2024 Grads can participate in Commencement Ceremony

If you are taking your last classes in Summer 2024 and wish to participate in the Spring 2024 Commencement Ceremony, you can fill out an Application to Participate in Graduation Ceremony with Coursework Remaining after you register for your Summer 2024 classes. Be sure to check the box that indicates completion in summer and list the courses being taken during the Summer Session. The Application to Participate with Coursework Remaining will only be available for a limited time from April 1st through April 10th.

Please note,  summer graduates may not be enrolled in more than two (2) classes during the summer term to qualify for participation in the graduation ceremony.

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Flowers and leis are available for pre-order!

Many more products and colors to choose from. See the full product list and pick up order form in the Bookstore. Pay at the Cashier's Office by May 1st.

Pre-orders will be available for pick-up at the entrance to the Softball Field (where graduates must check-in) on the day of the event.

The deadline to pre-order is May 1st, 5:00 PM!

Pre-Order Form

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Cap, Gown, & Tassel – Information Coming in April

Beginning May 1st, you may purchase your cap, gown, and tassel at the LMC Bookstore (Pittsburg Campus Only). The cost is $21.10 (plus tax) for the package. The deadline to purchase is May 10th.

Students with a 3.5 cumulative GPA as of Fall 2023, including transfer units, will be eligible for honors designation at graduation. The honors tassel may be purchased at the LMC Bookstore as well for $5.00 (plus tax), and Honor cords will also be available for $14.99 (plus tax). 

Frequently Asked Questions

What should I wear under my gown?

Wear comfortable clothing. For example, dress slacks and a dress shirt/blouse or dress, and NO high heels. High heels are NOT allowed on the track/field where the ceremony will take place. 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 your gown. No large purses permitted.

 Can I bring my children to the graduation ceremony?

Children are welcome to attend in the bleachers with an adult as part of the audience.  Children may not accompany graduates onto the field.

Are there disability accommodations available for graduates?

YES. Requests for disability accommodations for graduating students should be made in advance by contacting Irma Gregory at (925) 473-7468 or  Requests should be made as soon as possible but no later than May 10, 2024.

Congratulations on reaching the important milestone of graduation!