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Commencement 2023

  • Mark your calendar. Commencement 2023 will take place on May 12, 2023. The information below pertains to Commencement 2022. Please check back for updates beginning March 2023.

     


Commencement 2022 Program Book

Commencement Participation, Graduation Box, Invitations and Tickets

  • Students who completed the 2022 Commencement Graduate Participation form will be mailed a Graduation Box on or about April 29, 2022. The box will contain the following items:
    • Commencement regalia
    • Six Commencement invitations
    • Six Commencement tickets. Guests must present a ticket for entry to The Lyric.

    Faculty and staff who are volunteering at The Lyric are not required to have a ticket for entry to the Commencement Ceremony.

Graduates, Graduate Guests, Platform & Special Guests, and Faculty

  • Commencement Update:
    To ensure the safety of our graduates and guests, masks are required at the Commencement ceremony.

    Graduates

    • Graduates should arrive by 8:00 am and enter The Lyric from the Maryland Avenue entrance (follow directional signage)
    • Please see below for parking information
    • Masks are required

    Graduate Guests

    • All guests must present a ticket to enter The Lyric.
    • Guests must enter The Lyric main entrance on West Mount Royal Avenue beginning at 9:00 am and be seated by 9:30 am.
    • Metal detectors will be present at entrances.
    • No admittance will be permitted during Processional
    • Please see below for parking information
    • Photos may not be taken from the aisles during the ceremony
    • Masks are required

    Platform & Special Guests (by invitation only)

    • Guests must enter The Lyric Box Office entrance on West Mount Royal Avenue
    • Look for directional signage marked VIP Entrance
    • Please see below for parking information
    • Masks are required

    Faculty

    • Faculty must enter the Lyric Box Office entrance on West Mount Royal Avenue
    • Look for directional signage marked Faculty Entrance
    • Please see below for parking information
    • Masks are required

     

Parking

  • The Lyric’s official garage is Fitzgerald Garage on Oliver Street (between Mt. Royal Avenue and Maryland Avenue at 80 West Oliver Street, Baltimore, MD 21201). The garage is a block north of The Lyric and is privately owned. Additional parking garages are located nearby.

General Information

    • Masks are required at The Lyric
    • Guests will not be admitted to the auditorium during the procession
    • Backstage assembly area is for graduates only
    • Remain seated & keep aisles clear during the procession & the ceremony.
    • Photos may not be taken from the aisles during the ceremony
    • Prohibited items include:

      • Smoking or vaping on the premises
      • Food, alcohol, or controlled substances
      • Animals with the exception of service animals
      • Balloons
      • Noisemakers, speakers, or amplification devices
      • Weapons

Accommodation Statement

  • Baltimore City Community College (BCCC) makes every effort to accommodate individuals with disabilities. Students and/or guests who need special accommodations should contact the campus Disability Support Services Center at 410-462-8585 or DSSC@bccc.edu within 14 working days prior to attending a scheduled event.

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