Commencement & Graduation Information

Welcome to the commencement and graduation page for Lancaster Bible College | Capital Seminary & Graduate School!

Whether you are a student in Lancaster, Greenbelt, Philadelphia, Memphis, or another LBC | Capital location, this page will help you get started in planning your graduation celebration with family and friends. Please follow the checklists below to make sure all details are covered in order to graduate.

Checklist: Am I ready to graduate?

  • Check with my adviser to confirm I have met all academic requirements.
  • Complete the Application for Graduation.
  • If you have received federal student loans, schedule a Financial Aid Exit Interview with the Financial Aid Office.
  • Confirm with the LBC Solution Center that all financial obligations are met.
  • Confirm with the Solution Center that all holds on my account are removed.
  • Traditional Undergraduate Students Only – Schedule Graduation Exit Interview following instructions given in memo you will receive in your Stop.

Please see the commencement schedule for your location below.

*Applications are only being accepted for August 2019 and December 2019 graduation and Spring 2019 is closed.

Apply for Graduation*


If you have any questions about the graduation process, your commencement event, tickets or related events or otherwise, please use this link to contact us

Graduation Cycles & Ceremonies

The graduation cycles for all locations occur every December, May, and August. Students are encouraged to participate in the ceremony at the location where their studies have been based on the date coinciding with or following their academic completion. Consult the listing below for schedules and details. If you have any questions about which ceremony location or date to attend, please contact the Registrar’s Office.

Students attend graduation ceremony

Lancaster Commencement Schedule

A doctoral student relieves his hood
December Commencement Information
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Graduates pose for a group photo
May Commencement
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Washington DC Commencement Schedule

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Greenbelt location graduates
Philadelphia location graduates

Philadelphia Commencement Schedule

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Link for video

Graduations at Other Locations


Uganda Ceremony – Kampala, Uganda

Date: Saturday, June 1, 2019

Watch for details. If you have any questions, please contact the Registrar’s Office.

Hawaii Ceremony

Date: Friday, April 26, 2019

Watch for details. If you have any questions, please contact the Registrar’s Office.