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Commencement Information For Graduates

FINAL GRADES for the Spring 2024 semester will be available on Lyco Advisor. The Registrar will contact those students who are not successful in satisfying the necessary requirements for graduation.

YOUR CAP, GOWN & HOOD will be issued to you at Senior Check-In on Friday, May 10, 2024, once you have cleared all bills in the Business Office, including your end-of-year residence hall/apartment charges. In accordance with College policy, only those students who are in cap and gown may participate in the Commencement ceremony and receive a diploma at that time. Those arriving on Friday after 12:00 p.m. may pick up their cap and gown in the Registrar’s Office in Long Hall until 4:00 p.m. on Friday, May 10, 2024, and from 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 11, 2024.

CAMPUS STORE The last day to charge purchases to your student account will be Friday, April 26, 2024. The exception will be for May/Summer term students. All forms of payment are accepted, except personal checks. The campus story will be open Friday, May 10, from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.; and on Saturday, May 11, from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

BILLS from the Business Office will be available online after 5:00 p.m. on May 3, 2024. This bill will include charges from April 1 to May 3, 2024. Any outstanding bills must be paid in order to receive your cap and gown. The Business Office will be open for business in the Lamade Gymnasium on Friday, May 10, 2024, from 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and in Long Hall from 12:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Lycoming College does not accept in-person e-check and credit card payments. Students can pay online by logging into Lyco Advisor Self-Service, and their authorized payers can pay online at Although paying electronically is the preferred bill payment method, the Business Office will accept paper checks and cash during Senior check-in. However, the Business Office will not be able to cash personal checks after May 3, 2024.

SENIOR WEEK GRADUATE HOUSING in a residence hall room is available at no charge for graduates only who wish to stay on campus during Senior Week and Commencement Weekend.

  • Graduates must complete an online Housing Request by April 22, 2024, by completing a Microsoft Form sent via email by Residential Life. Requests will be honored in the order they are received, and all requests received by the deadline will be assured housing.
  • Please remember to bring your own linens, if applicable.

ROOM KEYS FOR COMMENCEMENT WEEKEND HOUSING ONLY will be distributed at Senior Check-In on Friday, May 10, 2024, from 9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. in the Lamade Gymnasium. If you are requesting to be involved in Senior Week activities, Residential Life will contact you with an early check-in time.

  • Late arrivals may pick up keys in the Office of Public Safety.
  • Keys are to be returned to the Rich Hall Patio on Warrior Way on Saturday, May 11, 2024, between 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m., Sunday, May 12, 2024, between 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., or to the Public Safety Office during any other time.
  • Students who neglect to return a key must mail it to the Residential Life Office (overnight or express in a padded envelope) for receipt by May 17, 2024, in order to avoid a charge against their confirmation deposits.

Contact Gwynne Kinley, special events coordinator, at or call 570-321-4347 with any questions.