On behalf of the faculty, staff, and administration of Lake-Sumter State College, congratulations on this significant milestone in your life! We look forward to celebrating your achievement with you and your family.

60th Commencement Ceremonies – Spring 2019

Wednesday, May 1, 2019
6:00 pm
Clermont Arts and Recreation Center (ARC) at 3700 S Hwy 27, Clermont 

Friday, May 3, 2019
10:00 am
Everett A. Kelly Convocation Center (Gym) at 9501 US Highway 441, Leesburg

Ceremony Information

Accommodations for persons with disabilities

For graduates who are registered with the Office for Students with Disabilities (OSD) and need accommodations, please contact Ms. Alicia Hall, (352) 365-3589 or HallAL@lssc.edu.

Cap and Gown   

All graduates must wear a black cap and gown over their clothing to participate in the ceremonies. Caps and gowns will be available in both bookstores. Cap, gown and tassel cost approximately $45. You may purchase each item separately. Diploma covers will also be available. If you would like to order personalized announcements, thank you notes and/or other graduation products, visit mygrad.herffjones.com.  

Guest Tickets 

Graduates will be provided with 4 tickets for the ceremony. Tickets can be picked up at the Admissions Office/Enrollment Services Desk on any of the three campuses during regular business hours. 

Extra tickets, if possible, will be available starting at 8am on Monday, April 29. 

Professional Photographer  

A professional photographer will be present to photograph each graduate as they walk across the stage. Graduates will be sent a free color proof and order forms in the mail within three weeks after the ceremony. Family and friends are asked to take pictures with their graduate before and after the ceremony. 

Commencement Ceremony Livestream  

The Commencement Ceremony will be broadcasted live on Lake Sumter TV. A recording will be available on the College’s Youtube channel a few days after the ceremony.

Graduates with Phi Theta Kappa membership recognition

All students who are members of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) should contact Ms. Jacklyn Pierce at PierceJ@lssc.edu or (352) 323-3631 for details on purchasing the PTK honors regalia.

Contact Us

For all other graduation questions, please contact the LSSC Admissions & Records Office, by email (MooreC@lssc.edu), or by phone (352.323.3677), at least 72 hours prior to the commencement ceremonies.