145th Annual Commencement Ceremony
Saturday, May 5, 2018
Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Moda Center
300 North Winning Way, Portland
The ceremony will be not be livestreamed but a video recording will be made available afterward.
How do I get a wheelchair/special accommodation?
Please fill out the form on the following website: https://college.lclark.edu/commencement/special_needs/ OR find the “Special Needs” tab on the right hand column. We are not able to guarantee any special accommodations requests that were made after April 27th.
Where do I pickup my cap and gown
Thursday and Friday, May 3rd and 4th, 10am-4pm, Council Chamber
Where do I go the day of commencement?
Students need to be present for lineup at 1pm at the VETERANS MEMORIAL COLISEUM in GEORGIA PACIFIC.
Am I graduating?
Check with the undergraduate registrar’s office.
When does commencement end?
Approximately 4:00pm. There will be a very brief reception directly following the ceremony.
What do the tassels and ribbons mean, and where do I get them?Gold cords for those who have served as resident advisors/student life interns; Silver for ASLC/ISLC/SAAB; Orange for Athletics; Light Blue Cords for completing Passport to Leadership; and Royal Blue for Student Alumni Association. Eligible seniors will either receive an email from the respective offices or will receive the cords/tassel with their cap and gown. Those who have studied abroad through an LC-sponsored program will also receive ribbons from the Overseas Office.
When do I receive my diploma?
The Registrar will mail diplomas after final grades are posted and student accounts are cleared (approximately two weeks after commencement).
Do I need tickets for commencement?
Yes. Please get your electronic ticket from the righthand tab on the commencement website. Tickets are unlimited.
Do I have to pay for my cap and gown?
Your cap and gown are free, and will be ordered automatically from your degree application.