LLCC will confer more than 2,200 certificates and degrees at the college’s commencement ceremony this evening, May 15 at 7:30 p.m. at the Prairie Capital Convention Center in Springfield.
The Line of March for Commencement is determined by the hire date for a full-time, Board of Trustees-approved position. Adjunct instructor positions do not fall into this category. If an adjunct instructor fills a full-time, benefit-eligible, Board-approved position, the date they were hired into that position becomes the hire date used to determine position in the line of march. If someone leaves LLCC, vacating a full-time, Board-approved position, and then returns, the date on which they were re-hired becomes the new hire date in determining their position in the line of march (because employment was not continuous). Individuals who are unable to attend the ceremony in a given year are removed from the line of march for that year. As a result, there is some shifting every year based on who is and who is not attending the ceremony.
We do our best to ensure that the line of march is accurate. However, there may be some instances in which a hire date is inaccurate. If you believe you should be somewhere else in the line, feel free to stand there. The line of march is more of a guide as opposed to a hard and fast rule. The commencement ceremony is focused on graduates, and that is where the majority of effort and preparation occurs. We appreciate your attendance at the ceremony and look forward to celebrating the accomplishments of our students.
Office of the Vice President, Student Services