LLD Graduation Ceremony – tickets on sale now!!

Calling all graduates!  Congratulations on your upcoming graduation!   hat

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 can attend either or both of the ceremonies.  For info on the SJSU-wide Commencement ceremony, visit their webpage.  If you plan to attend the Departmental ceremony, please read below and bookmark this page for your records.

Date:  Friday May 27th 2016
Time:  5.00 pm to 6.30 pm
Location:  Engineering 189 (On the 1st floor, facing the Spartan Bookstore).  Parking in the SJSU garages is FREE!!



Light refreshments will be available for half an hour before the ceremony and there will be coffee and cake afterwards. Do come and join us!

Graduation Tickets  

Graduating students will receive one free ticket for themselves. Tickets for friends and family will be $15.00 per person.  Tickets will be sold in-person at the Department’s front desk (Clark 473). CASH ONLY – NO REFUNDS!  Tickets will be on sale until May 26th. The tickets will be sold on a first-come-first-served basis, so make sure you get yours early to avoid disappointment!

How to register for graduation

  • Purchase tickets at the Departmental front desk. (Available NOW)
  • Pick up gown rentals from Departmental front desk (Available NOW)
  • Be gowned and ready to walk at 4.30 pm sharp on May 27th!

For questions and special accommodations, please contact our Departmental Office Manager, Cookie Galvan at:


(408) 924-6624


Regalia Info

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

  • Undergraduate:
    • Black gown (tailless) – RENT NOW!
    • Black cap – RENT NOW!
    • WHITE TASSEL (for Humanities Undergraduate) – PURCHASE FROM SPARTAN BOOKSTORE!
  • Graduate:
    • Black gown (with tails) – RENT NOW!
    • Black cap – RENT NOW!
    • A hood – RENT NOW! M.A. students will be hooded by LLD Faculty as part of the graduation ceremony.

LLD Gown Rentals

Every year, the LLD Department 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 Masters’ 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) from the Spartan Bookstore.

To rent regalia, please visit Cookie Galvan in person at the front desk, Clark Hall 473.

Buy a gift for your graduate!  Support the LLDSA by shopping in our online store: http://www.redbubble.com/people/lldsasec


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