Where and when is commencement?
The ceremony will be held on Saturday, May 11 at 10 a.m. for all graduates: undergraduates, graduate, online and doctoral.
The ceremony will take place at the Palm Beach County Convention Center.
650 Okeechobee Blvd
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
When can families arrive?
What should graduates bring the day of the ceremony?
Graduates should bring their cap, gown, hood and tassel.
Doctorate candidates should not wear a hood since they will be hooded during the ceremony.
Do guests need a ticket to attend?
Yes, each graduate will receive seven tickets and only guests with tickets will be permitted to enter the ceremony.
Do graduates have a designated seat during the ceremony?
Graduates have assigned seating during the ceremony. Staff will instruct graduates.
Can I bring a cell phone to the ceremony?
You may have your cell phone on silent during the ceremony. Phone calls are not permitted during the ceremony. Photography during procession or on the stage are not permitted.
What should graduates wear underneath the gown?
Graduates should wear dress slacks and button-up shirts or a dress under their gown. Comfortable shoes are recommended to avoid tripping when walking up the stage stairs. Flip flops are not permitted.
Is there a dress code for guests?
There is no official dress code for guests, but Lynn University suggests business casual attire.
What if I already signed up for a Friday ceremony?
Your Friday registration will automatically be changed to Saturday’s event.