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Congratulations Graduating LCC Students!


Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Lower Columbia College's 84th Commencement Ceremony will occur virtually on June 19, 2020


   Important Information for Graduates

Friday, June 19 at 6:30 pm
An online celebration of graduates, including short congratulatory remarks, music and an individual slide of each graduate with a photo and highlights of their academic accomplishments.
Graduates will receive an invitation to upload a photo and add information to their custom slide. Graduates will also receive an electronic invitation to share with their family and friends to view commencement online.

You will receive a graduate packet at your home around June 16, which will include your commencement cap, tassel, commencement program, and a graduation gift. If you do not have a reliable mailing address, please complete this form to help us set a pick-up time for your grad packet.

Graduates who have earned an Associate Degree with a GPA of 3.5 or above will receive an honor cord. Members of the Phi Theta Kappa honors society will receive a stole.

The 2020 Commencement video will be posted online after the event for graduates and their families to view again or at a later date.
Yes, graduates can also choose to attend the 2021 Ceremony next year.


Contact Commencement Staff

Registration Inquiries

  Magnus Altmayer, Director of Registration

  (360) 442-2372

Cap, Gown & Announcement Inquiries

  Student Programs & Activities

  (360) 442-2443

High School+ Diploma/GED Inquiries

 Transitional Studies

  (360) 442-2580

Event Management

 Tiffany Stewart, Marketing Coordinator & Event Planner

  (360) 442-2112

 Mary Kate Morgan, Director of Disability Support Services & Special Populations

  (360) 442-2341

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