Preparing for Commencement

Prior to the commencement ceremony at Penn State Schuylkill, graduates must complete a few tasks to ensure the ceremony runs smoothly. Please complete the following tasks before the day of the commencement ceremony:

  • Ensure all of your holds are removed on LionPATH. To view your holds and learn how to remove them, visit
  • Order your cap and gown from the Barnes and Noble campus bookstore. Remember to pick up your regalia when it arrives, too.
  • Press your gown. The material is delicate and will wrinkle. Note: the gown is transparent!
  • Attend a graduation rehearsal:
    Dates forthcoming
  • Please meet on the mall walk. In the case of inclement weather, meet in the Health and Wellness Building lobby.
  • Arrange special needs with Elyce Kaplan by calling 570-385-6125.
  • RSVP for the ceremony (required).