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.
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
15:00 Photos and social time
Online Registration Form for Graduates (due July 7th, 2023)
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.
Cap & Gown Orders (due June 20th, 2023)
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:
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.
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.