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Commencement

At Lincoln University, we challenge you and push you to be your best. But we also celebrate your achievements, and there's no celebration quite like our annual commencement ceremony.

Featuring renowned speakers offering their wisdom and advice, the commencement ceremony is a testament to your achievement as a graduate of Lincoln University. It's your chance to take stock of all you've accomplished during your time here before you embark on the next chapter of your life.

And what a chapter that will be! As a graduate of Lincoln, you'll join the ranks of thousands of other Lincoln graduates around the world who have started influential careers in medicine, law, politics, entertainment, the arts, and beyond. You'll put the skills and knowledge you acquired at Lincoln to work to begin a career or pursue further study. You'll be ready to make your mark on the world and take your place as a new standard-bearer for Lincoln's long history of achievement and impact.

But all that can wait. Commencement comes first. Register with the Office of the Registrar to ensure you're eligible for graduation and included in the ceremony, then take a moment to stand proud and savor your achievement. You've earned it.

2024 Commencement Dates and Times

Sunday, May 5, 2024 at 11:00 am

Speaker and Honorary Degrees

To be announced - please check back for updates

Senior Salute Checklist

For graduating serniors:  Please review these important steps on the senior salute checklist to prepare for your graduation! 

Name Pronunciation

It's your day to be honored: make sure your name is pronounced properly during all events and ceremonies. Record the proper way to say your name and provide it using our name pronunciation form.

View Class of 2023 Photo Gallery here

Commencement Day Information

Undergraduate 

Outdoor Ceremony Location: The "U"
Check-In Time: (9:30am)
Check-In Location: Grim Hall
Processional begins: (10:30am)
Ceremony beings: (11:00am)
Ticketing: No tickets required to attend

Indoor Ceremony Location (for inclement weather): Manuel Rivero Hall, Main Gym
Check-In Time: (9:30am)
Check-In Location: Manuel Rivero Hall, Rooms 112 (Weight Room) & 115 (Athletic Training Medicine Center)
Processional begins: (10:30am)
Ceremony beings: (11:00am)
Ticketing: 

  • Every student will be provided with 6 digital tickets
  • 2 of the 6 tickets will be for the in-person ceremony location
  • The remaining 4 tickets will be for on campus remote viewing areas 

 

SACE Graduates

Outdoor Ceremony Location: The "U"
Check-In Time: (8:30am)
Check-In Location: Ware Center, Theater
Processional begins: (10:30am)
Ceremony beings: (11:00am)
Ticketing: No tickets needed

Indoor Ceremony Location (for inclement weather): Manuel Rivero Hall, Main Gym
Check-In Time: (8:30am)
Check-In Location: Manuel Rivero Hall, Rooms 105 (Dance Studio / Study Hall)
Processional begins: (10:30am)
Ceremony beings: (11:00am)
Ticketing: 

  • Every student will be provided with 6 digital tickets
  • 2 of the 6 tickets will be for the in-person ceremony location
  • The remaining 4 tickets will be for on campus remote viewing areas 

 

 

Commencement Rehearsal & Baccalaureate Ceremony

Event Date: Saturday, May 4

Event Time: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM 

  • Beginning Location: University Drive & Lincoln Hall (10:30 AM - 10:45 AM)
  • Celebration Location: Top of the "U" (10:45 AM - 11:00 AM)
  • Ceremony Location: Mary Dod Brown Chapel (11:00 AM - 12:00 PM)

 

Note: In the case of inclement weather the entire rehearsal & baccalaureate ceremony will be held within Mary Dod Brown Chapel. 

Contact Us!

Have questions about graduation requirements or registering for graduation? Let us know and we'll be happy to assist.

Office of Academic Affairs

Phone: 484-365-7437
Email: academicaffairs@je-tj.com
Office Address
: Grim Hall Room 204