Congratulations, Class of 2023!

Graduation is a time to celebrate your achievements with family and friends as you move on to your next phase of life. We are excited to offer an in-person spring commencement ceremony for #FLCclassof2023! 

Apply for Graduation by April 10 for your name to be printed in the Spring 2023 program. Refer to the Graduation Guide for more details on completing your degree requirements.

Spring 2023 Commencement Ceremony

  • Date: Saturday, May 6, 2023
  • Time: 9 a.m., estimated two-hour ceremony (doors open at 8 a.m. for guests)
  • Location: Ray Dennison Memorial Field
  • Student robing location: Student Life Center at 7:30 a.m. (graduates check in wearing cap and gown)
  • Reception after ceremony: San Juan Dining Hall in the Student Union Building and Plaza 


Guests (including children not on laps) need printed or electronic tickets for entry. Each graduate gets seven tickets to claim by April 17. Students can purchase unclaimed tickets after that date. Check your FLC email for ticket instructions.


Guests will be directed to park in the Stadium Lot. Accessible parking and drop-off are off Skyhawk Ave near the Art Lot; golf carts will transport guests as needed.

Live stream

If you can't celebrate in person, we invite you to watch live on Facebook.


Gradimages will take professional photos. Families can take pictures with their grad after the ceremony by the Clocktower or at the reception.

Countdown to Graduation

Get everything you need to walk at commencement with this fun event!

Date: April 13, 2023  
Time: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 
Location: Student Union Ballroom

Pick up your cap, gown, and honors medal, confirm your name for the program and mailing address for your diploma, and ask questions. Contact your department chair for regalia information. There will be food, swag, and photos with Skyler.

If you miss it, you can get your graduation materials in the SkyStore until May 5 at noon. Otherwise, they will be available at commencement check-in on May 6 in the Student Life Center.

For details on how to line up and walk at commencement, watch "How to do graduation".

Three male students of color pose for a picture at Countdown to Graduation, holding signs that say, Fort Lewis Grad, Finally, and #FLC Class of 2023.