Each May, Liberty University Online Academy graduates and their families are given the opportunity to celebrate their academic achievements with their LUOA family. Graduates are able see the Liberty campus firsthand, meeting fellow classmates who have shared in their high school experiences. Along with their families, teachers, advisors, administrators, and fellow graduates, students are able to share in the celebration of what God has accomplished in them and through them over the course of their education. It is an experience you don't want to miss! Need more information? Check out our guide to commencement!
In order for a student to qualify for participation in the graduation ceremonies, they must be considered a full-time senior by February 1st of the graduating year. For example, a student who is looking to partcipate in the May 2019 commencement exercises must be considered a full-time senior by February 1, 2019. Students and parents may contact their senior class academic advisor in order to determine if they are eligible to participate.
The graduation weekend is full of many events for the graduates and their families to enjoy. Please refer to our campus map when locating each event. These activities are tenative to change:
Senior Class Welcome - Graduates and their families are welcome to attend.
Baccalaureate Service - Traditional Christ-centered service.
Commencement - World class speakers address all academy and university graduates and their families.
Academy Graduation Ceremony- Students are addressed by our administration, and walk across the stage to be honored for their achievement.*
*Please note: Diplomas are not awarded to students on graduation day. Students will be sent their diploma in the mail upon completing all graduation requirements. Diplomas are mailed out no sooner than one-month after the graduation ceremony.
Students must purchase their graduation regalia through Valley Graduate Services. Seniors will be sent more information concerning the specific regalia items that will be needed.
Please be sure to arrange your graduation accomodations early, as hotels in the area are booked quickly.
As graduation weekend approaches, the senior grade advisor will send all graduating seniors and their parents important information concerning the weekend activities. Please be sure to check your email regularly in the months approaching graduation. For more information concerning graduation weekend you may refer to the Liberty University Commencement website.
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