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Summer 2023 Commencement

Summer 2023 Commencement Ceremony

Lakeland University Japan will hold its Summer 2023 Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, August 5, 2023, in the 6F Muskie Hall conference center at the Ryogoku campus. 

Please click on the menus below for registration, schedules, and other event details. 

Registration and Event Details

Date: Saturday, August 5, 2023

Location: 6F Muskie Hall, LUJ campus

Schedule of Events: 

      12:30          Graduates and faculty check-in (6F information desk)

      13:00          Rehearsal (graduates and faculty)

      13:30          Guests arrive (6F Muskie Hall), graduates and faculty line-up (5F)

      14:00          Commencement Ceremony


                          Welcome Speech                                                                      TBA

                          Commencement Address                                                          TBA

                          Presentation of Diplomas, Associate of Arts (A.A.)                   TBA

                          Presentation of Diplomas (Bachelor of Arts, B.A.)                    TBA

                          Class of 2023 Representative                                                   TBA

                          Closing Remarks                                                                       TBA


                          Group Photo                                                      

      15:00          Photos and social time 

      16:00          Close       

Click here to register yourself and any guests who plan to attend the Summer 2023 Commencement. 

Live streaming of the ceremony will not be available, so all attendees should plan to attend in-person. Thank you for your understanding. 

All LUJ graduates are required to order a cap, gown, and tassel to attend the Commencement Ceremony. Please make sure to order these items by TBA. All purchased items will be sent to your current address in Japan (overseas deliveries are not available). 

Click here to view the PDF.

** If you do not attend the ceremony, these purchases are optional. 

Though masks will not be required for attendees, we wish to ensure a safe and socially-distanced Commencement Ceremony in honor of this years graduates, LUJ will take the following precautions provided below: 

  • Socially-distanced seating will be prepared
  • Enhanced air circulation by opening windows and doors where possible
  • Sanitizing stations will be provided throughout the campus
  • Attendees will be asked to take their temperature before coming to the campus. Please do not attend if your temperature is above 37.5 degrees celsius. 
  • Requesting everyone to socially distance themselves after the ceremony (especially when walking through the campus and stopping to take photos, talk with instructors and staff, etc.)

LUJ will not be providing a reception after the ceremony. Graduates and guests are welcome to briefly stay on campus to take photos and talk with others. We ask for everyone's cooperation in socially distancing and masking during this time. 

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Walking across the stage and receiving your diploma is exciting, and so is joining the family of thousands of other Lakeland University graduates. There are plenty of ways to get involved with LUJ even after you graduate, and many opportunities for continued career and social networking. Click below to learn more about ways you can get involved with LUJ as alumnus. 

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