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Important Information for Class of 2017 Graduates


Linn-Mar Commencement Ceremony
Sunday, May 28, 2017 at 1:00 pm
US Cellular Center
370 1st Ave NE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401

Elite Photography is the official photographer for the Commencement ceremony. Photographs may be ordered directly from Elite using the process described in the following document: Elite Photography information.

Learn more about commencement details and information.


Commencement rehearsal is mandatory and scheduled for Wednesday, May 24 at 1:00 pm.  All Seniors are to report to the Main Gym before 1:00 pm.



Graduation Cap & Gowns will be distributed on Monday, May 8th from 7:45-10:30 am in the South Commons.

Seniors will also be receiving their Senior Checkout Forms at this time. These forms should be completed and turned in to the 11/12 office before 1:00 pm on Wednesday, May 24th.

If your student is unable to pick their gown & forms at that time, they can stop by the 11/12 office to do so.



For those who ordered the official Linn-Mar graduation announcements, they will be available to pick up on Thursday, April 13th from 8:00 am to 10:00 am in the South Commons.



Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at 7:35 am (LMHS Auditorium)



Monday, May 22nd at 7:00 pm (LMHS Auditorium)

This event is to recognize seniors for scholarships received from the college they will attend and other community awards. In order to be recognized at this event, your student must complete the Senior Award worksheet and for verification bring a copy of an award letter to Jayne Gutierrez in the 11/12 office.  These worksheets must be turned in by May 1st in order for this information to be recognized at Senior Recognition Night and printed in the Commencement program.


Please check Verified Scholarships & Awards list for information received. (This list will be updated regularly starting the first week of May).



Wednesday, May 24, 2017 from 8:30 am to 11:30 am.


Additional graduation information:

Parent Information Letter July 2016

Parent Information Letter April 2017

Senior Recognition Night Parent letter


Graduation communications will be ongoing and prospective graduates will be informed of various specifics at appropriate times.  Please feel welcome to contact the 11/12 Office (447-3070) with unanswered questions regarding graduation.