Aerial view of campus with Williamsport, the Susquehanna River and Bald Eagle Mountain as a backdrop

Class of 2024 Commencement Information

The Lycoming College community looks forward to celebrating the accomplishments of the Class of 2024 on May 10-12. We hope your visit to the campus on Commencement Weekend will be memorable. Please make your hotel reservations early. Contact Gwynne Kinley, special events coordinator, at or call 570-321-4347 with any questions.

Commencement Ceremony

Commencement will be held outside on the Fultz Quad unless it rains. A decision will be made by 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 11, 2024, about the need to move indoors. You may visit to find out the decision. The ceremony begins at 2:00 p.m. There is open seating for guests on the Fultz Quad. The ceremony takes place in an unshaded area of the Fultz Quad, so please dress accordingly for possible sunny, warm weather. A decision has been made to hold Commencement 2024 outside on the Fultz Quadrangle.

Commencement Tickets

Tickets will not be necessary. There is open seating on the Fultz Quad for an outdoor ceremony, and open seating in the Recreation Center should the ceremony be moved indoors due to inclement weather. If the ceremony is held inside, the doors to the Keiper Recreation Center open at 11 a.m. The ceremony will be livestreamed for those unable to attend in person.

Commencement Announcements

Announcements may be ordered online at Once your order is placed with Jostens, you can expect to receive your announcements in approximately two weeks. Jostens will be on campus in Jack’s Corner on Tuesday, April 16, 2024, and Wednesday, April 17 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Commencement Photographs

A professional photograph will be taken as graduates receive their diplomas from President Trachte, and another will be taken as they descend the platform holding their diplomas. More information is available at Albright Studio Photography.

Accommodations & Accessibility

Seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis for individuals requiring accommodations or accessibility assistance. Ushers and Commencement volunteers will be available to assist in locating accessible seating. For accommodations or accessibility assistance, please contact Gwynne Kinley at or call 570-321-4347.


All of the College parking lots will be open to guests. You may park in any available space. Campus Public Safety will be available to assist with directions and traffic control.

Alcohol Policy

While you are on campus, we ask that you adhere to the College's alcohol policy, which permits those students and guests who are at least 21 years of age to possess or consume alcohol only in their assigned residence hall rooms. Your adherence to the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and to this College policy will help ensure a most enjoyable weekend for all.