Join us in congratulating our Graduates! Lake Superior College holds commencement ceremonies every May after spring semester as a celebration of accomplishments for graduates and their family and friends.

Date & time

Monday, May 17, 2021

Nurses Pinning Ceremony
11:00 AM-Harbor Side Ballroom

Commencement Ceremony
2:00 PM-Symphony Hall


Duluth Entertainment Convention Center (DECC)

Guest Information

  • Tickets are not required to attend the event.
  • There is a $5.00 fee to park at the DECC.
  • Guests are welcome to arrive at 1:15 PM. Doors will close at 1:50 for the duration of the processional.
  • Guests who arrive during the 2:00 PM graduate processional will be asked to wait in the lobby until the graduates are seated. Then guest seating may continue.
  • Commencement ceremony lasts approximately 2 hours
  • Nurses Pinning ceremony lasts approximately 1 hour
  • Flowers will be available to purchase in the lobby from the Lake Superior College Foundation.
  • Select LSC merchandise to include diploma frames will also be available for purchase from the LSC Store.
  • Beverages are available in the DECC lobby.

Graduate Information

  • There is no secure place to store valuables. Lock your valuables in your car or hand them off to guests and relatives.
  • Your diploma should arrive at the address you provided on your graduation application in 6-8 weeks.
  • Photography: Graduation photographs will be available through Lifetouch. Please fill out the back of your reader card (provided at commencement) to receive a complimentary proof by email from the photography studio. The proof will arrive 10–14 days after commencement.

Special Accomodations

If you or your guests have special accommodation needs, please contact Disability Services in advance.