- Graduation Home
- Important Announcements
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- Instructions: What to Do the Day of the Event
- "How To" Video & PowerPoint Instructions
- Cap and Gown
- RSVP and Guest Tickets
- Graduates and Guests with Access Mobility Needs
- Professional Photographs
- Frequently Asked Questions
- Watch the Ceremony on the LPC Live Feed
- Social Media
- Diploma/Certificate Notification
Cap and Gown Information and Purchase
All graduates are required to wear the customary cap and gown at the Commencement Ceremony. Graduates should arrive at the Registration Area wearing a cap and gown with the tassel positioned on the front right side of cap. It is recommended you wear business casual clothing under your gown and comfortable shoes.
The cap and gown is available for purchase at the LPC College Bookstore (Bldg. 1300).
YOU ARE ADVISED NOT TO PURCHASE YOUR CAP and GOWN UNTIL YOU RECEIVE AN OFFICIAL INVITATION
TO ATTEND THE COMMENCEMENT CEREMONY (the end of April).
Purchases are NON-REFUNDABLE.
Purchases must be made prior to the event as the Bookstore WILL NOT be open on Saturday.
- Complete set (cap, gown, tassel): $47.00 + tax
- Cap only: $9.00 + tax
- Gown only: $33.00 + tax
- Tassel only: $6.00 + tax
Students with a financial need may qualify for a loaned cap and gown. Financial need includes CalWORKs and EOPS Program students and students not currently employed with no financial assistance from family. Please complete the application by clicking here.
Cap tops may be tastefully decorated.
A 2ND DAY HAS BEEN ADDED!!!
Cap Decorating Event
Wednesday, May 15
2:30 - 4 pm, Room 1643
(Student Life/Welcome Center Offices)
The Las Positas College Student Government (LPCSG) invites you to join the fun at a Cap Decorating Event, Thursday, May 9, 2 - 4 pm, Room 1726. Decorating supplies and food are provided! Call the Student Life Office, 925.424.1643, for more information. No need to RSVP . . . just show up!