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Graduation Ceremony Calendar

Event Schedule

Date: Saturday, June 24, 2017
Time: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM EDT
Location: Peoples Security Bank Theater at Lackawanna College, Angeli Hall in Scranton, PA

11:00 AM - Registration Opens

Upon arrival to the Lackawanna College campus, you'll proceed to the registration area inside the theater at Angeli Hall. Have your ticket ready on your smartphone or printed. Graduates will be assigned to a Graduate Host, who will escort you to your assigned seat.


11:30 AM - Photobooth & Professional Headshots

Have fun in our photo-booth where you can pose with your family and friends using different props or have your professional headshot taken by our expert photographer. You can view photos from the 2016 Graduation here.

1:30 PM - Graduation Rehearsal

Your assigned Penn Foster Graduate Host will help you find your seats, walk you through the ceremony, advise on entering and exiting the stage, and serve to answer any questions you may have.

1:50 PM - All Graduates and Guests are Seated

2:00 PM - Ceremony Begins

Opening Remarks / Keynote / DEAC Graduate of the Year Award Commencement Ceremony

To honor our most recent graduates, we will be recognizing and celebrating their momentous achievement of graduating from their Penn Foster programs.

4:00 PM - Event Concludes

Congratulations! You are now a Penn Foster Graduate!


Q: What time do graduates need to be at the event?
A: If you wish to have professional headshots taken and enough time to enjoy the photobooth we encourage you to arrive by 11:00 AM and no later than 12:00 PM.

Q: Will food or beverage be available at the event?
A: Yes the theatre concession stand will be open from 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM offering light snacks and beverages for purchase (cash only). Coffee, tea and cake will be provided to all guests at the conclusion of the graduation ceremony.

All graduates should be registered and seated by 1:30 PM in time for rehearsal.

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