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Commencement Information

Things to be purchased:

  • Cap, Gown, Tassel and Hood
  • LSSU Honor Cords
  • Graduation Announcements
  • Class Ring
  • LSSU Memorabilia
  • Diploma Frames

Grad Fair - Friday, March 18, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Here is your chance to join us to get everything you need for Commencement!
If you are out of the area or unable to attend our Grad Fair, you may phone in your orders beginning March 21st at (906)635-2645.

LSSU is "Greening" for commencement!

GreenWeaver material us used for all baccalaureate regalia. Made from 100% post-consumer recycled plastic pellets, an average of 23 plastic bottles is used to make one cap and gown. The fabric is softer than the traditional polyester, and can be recycled, too!

Cap and Gown Packages

  • Associate:  gold cap & gown, and one tassel: $40.98
    • Cap (mortar board) only:   $10.98

  • Baccalaureate:  blue cap & gown, and one tassel: $44.98
    • Cap (mortar board) only:   $10.98

  • Master:   Contact LSSU Bookstore for ordering. The master's style gown is black; this is not the same style as worn by associate or baccalaureate degrees
    • Complete set - cap, gown, one tassel, hood:   $81.98
    • Cap, gown & tassel:   $47.98
    • Hood:   $33.98

  • Tassel:  $6.98

  • Honor Cords:   $13.98
    • Students receiving honors of cum laude, or magna cum laude are eligible. Summa cum laude graduates will receive a medallion at the honors breakfast. 
    • Veteran students that have served in any branch of the Armed Forces are eligible for the red, white and blue Honor Cord.
    • If you are receiving an Honor Cord from your program, please check with your academic department.

For more information, call the LSSU Bookstore at (906) 635-2645.