Event:  Class of 2017 Countdown to Graduation
Date:  Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Time:  Stop in between 12:00 pm-4:00 pm *Doors will open at 11:30 for students with 12:20 classess*
Location:  Vallecito Room, Student Union - Room 103

This one-stop shop for graduating seniors has been organized to make it easy for you to take care of some important tasks and get answers to your questions without having to spend time running around campus.  

Please bring:

  • Your FLC ID
  • Your resume and cover letter for a final review by Career Services staff

Students who attend will:

  • receive a graduating senior goody bag
  • enjoy refreshments
  • be entered into a drawing for an iPad mini!

Here are the offices that will be in the Vallecito Room to assist you:


  • Pick up your cap and gown (NOTE: Cap, gown & tassel are covered by your graduation fee.  You don’t need to be measured & you don’t need to order your cap & gown in advance.  Generic sizes will be available according to your height.  You must show your FLC ID.)
  • Learn about ordering Jostens class rings and graduation announcements
  • See displays of graduation frames, cards, and alumni gear
  • Review dates for buyback and rental check ins

Information Technology

  • Receive instructions to redeem your personal copy of Microsoft Office
  • Get your questions answered about your student email account and your M drive files
  • Learn about ongoing access to WebOPUS and theFort

Online Presence

  • Add positive and professional information to your online presence
  • Research what is online about you, public and private
  • Edit and polish your online presence

Career Services

  • Bring your resume and cover letter to be reviewed
  • Discuss graduate school preparation
  • Review job search strategies
  • Create your networking plan

Financial Aid

  • Review your loan history
  • Learn how to complete exit interview counseling for your Stafford loans


  • Get your questions answered about the graduation ceremony, Latin honors, and the issuing of your diploma
  • Confirm your name for your diploma and verify your diploma mailing address

Alumni Engagement

  • Learn how to stay connected
  • Discover benefits and services offered exclusively for FLC alumni
  • Find out how you can become an Alumni Ambassador and share your success

Student Billing & Cashiering

  • Check accounts for outstanding balances (Make payments with a check or credit/debit card)
  • Get assistance on how to complete exit interview counseling for your Perkins loans


Questions?  Email Joanne Reddell, Event Coordinator.


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