Lock Haven Commencement 2023

Commencement at Lock Haven

Commencement Ceremony Dates & Times

Commonwealth University - Lock Haven will host its Spring commencement ceremonies on:

  • Graduate (Masters & Doctoral) Degrees
    • Thursday, May 9, 2024 at 6:00 PM at Thomas Fieldhouse*
      • All colleges
  • Undergraduate Degrees
    • Saturday, May 11, 2024 at 11:00 AM at Hubert Jack Stadium**
      • All colleges

*Ceremony will be held indoors, however air-conditioning will not be available. Please dress appropriately.

**Ceremony will be held outdoors. Please dress appropriately.

Note: Gates and/or doors will open 1½ hour prior to the start of ceremony.

Commencement Program

Commencement Resources

Below you will find information specific to Commencement at Lock Haven. For general Commonwealth University Commencement information visit the CU Commencement page.

Tickets & Seating

  • Commonwealth University will be utilizing an electronic ticketing system for our commencement ceremonies. You must register for your tickets on or before 4/29/24. After this date, the waitlist will be filled and tickets will not be guaranteed. There will not be any tickets handed out or be able to be claimed the day of the ceremony.
  • Tickets are required to enter Thomas Fieldhouse and Hubert Jack Stadium
  • Up to six (6) guests per graduate
    • Additional tickets may be available based on a waitlist
    • There is no guarantee of receiving additional tickets
  • Children 2 years of age and under will not require a ticket, but need to sit on a lap
    • No car seats, strollers, etc
    • Wearable baby packs are allowed, but will be subject to inspection
  • All seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis

Ticket Distribution

  • Information will be emailed to eligible graduates.

No parking will be available at Hubert Jack Stadium. Signage and Public Safety personnel will direct you to empty lots. The university will be providing shuttle service to the stadium from the lower campus parking lots prior to the start of the ceremony and immediately following the ceremony. Please allow plenty of time to park and arrive at the commencement site.

  • Disability parking is available in Lot 16. A handicap placard or license plate is necessary. Please follow posted signs and directions from Public Safety.
  • Disability accessible trolleys will transport guests, from Lot 16 only, to the stadium prior to the start of the ceremony and immediately following the ceremony.
  • Disability seating is available on the field. One guest may accompany the person with the disability on the field.

Lock Haven Parking Map

Information will be available once details are finalized.

Graduate Commencement

Undergraduate Commencement

Additional Resources

Information will be available once details are finalized.

illustration of Carver Hall
illustration of Carver Hall

Questions about Commencement or Graduation?

Commencement Event & Ceremony Questions

Academic Graduation & Degree Questions