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Graduate Ceremony

Graduate students celebrating

Graduate and Professional Studies Commencement
Friday, May 10, 2024

Ceremony at 5:00 p.m. 

Graduate Reception - immediately following Commencement

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 Ceremony Program

We look forward to celebrating your achievements with you!

GPS Graduate Check-In & Line-Up

  • Graduates are asked to report to the Glow Lounge by Brennan Library for check-in and line-up two hours prior to the ceremony.
  • Check-in will start at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, May 10, 2024, and graduates should be in the building no later than 4:00 p.m. to ensure a prompt start to the ceremony.
  • The Library is marked at 9 on the map

The ceremony traditionally runs 60-90 minutes.

Graduate Reception

Please join Lasell University staff, faculty, and your fellow graduates in the masters' programs to celebrate the class of 2024. The reception will be immediately following the conclusion of the commencement ceremony. Food and drinks will be served and the event is family friendly!

Location: Athletic Center Gym (marked at 5 on the map)


  • There is no limit to the number of guests that may accompany a graduate to the ceremony. There will be open seating on the field which is available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Weather Protocol

  • Ceremonies will take place outside, come rain or shine. Please monitor the weather forecast in the lead-up to the ceremony and prepare accordingly. In the event of extreme weather which makes it unsafe to hold proceedings on Taylor Field, an indoor ceremony will take place with a limited number of guests. 

Graduate Commencement Checklist

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