LLD Graduation, 2015

Congratulations graduates!  The Linguistics & Language Development Graduation Ceremony will be taking place as described below.  Make sure to scroll to the bottom for regalia info.  Note!  This is for our departmental graduation, not the SJSU-wide commencement ceremony. As a graduate, you are able to attend either or both of the ceremonies.  For info on the SJSU-wide Commencement ceremony, visit their webpage.  If you plan to attend the Department’s Commencement Ceremony, please read below and bookmark this page for your records.

mapgraphicDate:  May 15th, Friday
Time:  6:30 pm to 8:00pm
Location:  Engineering 189 (On the 1st floor, facing the Spartan Bookstore).  Parking in the SJSU garages is free on that day.

Light refreshments will be available for an hour before the ceremony as well as coffee and cake afterwards.

Graduation Tickets:  

Graduating students will receive one free ticket for themselves. Tickets for friends and family will be $15.00 per person, and graduates will be able to buy up to four tickets (for a total of five with the free ticket). Tickets will be sold in-person at the Department’s front desk, cash only.  Additional tickets are likely to become available in a couple weeks.

How to register for graduation:

  • Purchase tickets at Department’s front desk. (Available NOW)
  • Pick up gown rentals May 11th-14th.
  • Be gowned and ready to walk at 6:00 pm sharp on May 15th!

For questions & special accommodations, please contact our Department secretary, Cookie Galvan at cookie.galvan@sjsu.edu.


Regalia Info

LLD regalia consists of the following required items.  See below for rental information.

  • Undergraduate:
    • Black gown (tailless) – (available for rent)
    • Black cap – (available for rent)
    • WHITE TASSEL (for “Humanities”) –  (purchase at SJSU bookstore)
  • Graduate:
    • Black gown (with tails) – (available for rent)
    • Black cap – (available for rent)
    • BLACK TASSEL.  (purchase at SJSU bookstore)
    • M.A. HOOD.  (available for rent) – M.A. students will be hooded by LLD faculty as part of the graduation ceremony.

LLD Gown Rentals:

Every year, the LLD dept. rents gowns and caps for considerably less than what they cost new.  Cost is $30.00 for both a gown and cap.  We also have a limited number of master’s hoods available for an additional $5.00.  Note:  We do not provide tassels for rental!  Please purchase A WHITE TASSEL (Humanities undergraduate) or a BLACK TASSEL (Masters Program) yourself at the SJSU bookstore.

To rent, please visit Cookie Galvan in person at the front desk on 4th floor Clark.

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