Commencement Information

LOS ANGELES METRO DEVRY UNIVERSITY AND KELLER GRADUATE SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT 2018 COMMENCEMENT CEREMONY INFORMATION:

Commencement refers to the ceremony, which recognizes completion of an academic degree program. Students may participate in the commencement ceremony prior to satisfying all graduation requirements as long as they have no more than eight (8) credit hours remaining in their certificate program or no more than two sessions remaining in their associate, bachelor's or master's degree program. Students who have unforeseen and extraordinary circumstances, and who wish to participate in the ceremony but have not yet met this criteria, may contact the appropriate academic administrator at their location for consideration.

Petition to walk (Associate, bachelor's and master's candidates): Students will be approved to walk in the August 2018 ceremony assuming that they will finish their degree by the end of the November 2018 session. A petition to walk request must be approved by an academic administrator. Please connect with a student support advisor for guidance on this request.

Keller students: Graduate certificates are not acknowledged at the commencement ceremony. Graduate students need to have completed a master's degree in order to be eligible to participate within the ceremony.

Please submit a graduation application by Week 4 of your final session.

UPCOMING SUMMER GRAD FEST DATES:

Graduation coordinator will email all eligible gr aduates with information on upcoming virtual Grad Fest.

UPCOMING LA METRO COMMENCEMENT INFORMATION:

Friday, August 17, 2018
Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center
Terrace Theater
300 East Ocean Blvd. Long Beach, CA
Ceremony starts at 11:00 am

TICKETS WILL BE REQUIRED FOR THIS EVENT:

It is important to note that this will be a ticketed event and guests will be limited per graduate based on venue capacity. More communication to follow on how many guests allotted per graduate and how tickets will be administered to each student. At the present time the # of tickets per graduate has not yet been determined.

Venue Information: Please visit the Long Beach Convention Center for more information on the venue or call 562-436-3636.

Regalia Information: Please visit Jostens to order your cap and gown or call 800-854-7464, the order deadline is July 12, 2018: DeVry University Grads, click here. Keller Grads, click here.

Graduation Packet: New link will be updated shortly.

GRADUATION AWARDS:

Deadline to apply for the awards is Friday, July 13, 2018. Graduating students interested in applying for any of the awards must download and complete the application and email to Dr. Tennille Zeiler, Group Dean of Academic Excellence at tzeiler@devry.edu.

Only completed applications will be reviewed. Students are able to apply for more than one award.

Academic Performance Award

Innovation and Impact Award

Leadership Award

Perseverance Award

Service Award

Student Graduation Speaker Award


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