Los Medanos CollegeMay 2014


Spring semester is finally winding down and summer is on the

horizon. If you'll be here for another semester or more, be sure to register for summer and fall classes soon, because they are filling up fast.  If you are graduating or transferring, congratulations!


Read on for some important end-of-the year alerts and to find out about a fun way to de-stress during finals.


 Important Dates   
  • May 15-21 -- Final Exams - see schedule
  • May 21 -- Last day of instruction and Graduation Ceremony
  • May 26 -- Memorial Day holiday, college closed
  • May 27 -- Fall 2014 registration for continuing and returning students  with over 100 degree-applicable units or on 2nd semester probation or dismissal
  • May 30-August 1 -- College closed on Fridays
  • June 16-July 24 -- Traditional 6-week summer session

  More important dates      


 2014 Graduation News


If your petition for graduation for Spring 2014 has been approved, you are cordially invited to participate in the graduation ceremony on Wednesday, May 21 at 6:30 p.m. to celebrate your success.  To reserve your place in the ceremony, you must pick up your cap, gown and tassel, available now in the campus bookstore.  


Full information about graduation may be found on the Commencement Ceremony webpage.  Check this page frequently, as any updates will be posted there.


If you have questions regarding the graduation ceremony, please contact the Office of the Dean of Student Success at (925) 439-2181 ext. 3364.


We hope to see you at the 2014 LMC graduation!


Roadmap to success! . . . is now here!    


The new educational planning tool is now live on WebAdvisor! Select Student Planning from the Academic Profile menu on InSite/WebAdvisor to track your progress, plan your courses, register for classes and make an appointment with a counselor -- all in one place. 


 Scholarship News

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has scholarships available for students in STEM disciplines -- science, technology, engineering and math.  Scholarships include $9,000 to $15,000 in academic support.


  • NASA Scholars -- Deadline: May 16, 2014
  • NASA Minority University Research and Education Program Scholars -- Deadline: May 16, 2014


For more information about these and other amazing scholarships, visit the Scholarships web pages.


Bookstore Updates

Graduation Regalia

Graduation regalia is now available for purchase! Graduates can purchase cap, gown & tassel for only $16.80 + tax. 


Textbook Buyback

Bring your used textbooks to the Bookstore on the following dates and receive money to put toward next semester's expenses! Remember to bring all CDs, DVDs and other supplemental materials that came with your textbooks.

  • Thursday, May 15: 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
  • Friday, May 16:  9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
  • Monday & Tuesday, May 19 & 20: 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday & Thursday, May 21 & 22: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Textbook Rental Return Deadline

Spring 2014 textbook rentals are due back to the Bookstore no later than 5 p.m. on Friday, May 22.


Check Los Medanos College Bookstore on Facebook for summer store hours and other bookstore information. Visit www.lmcbookstore.net to order books online. 


 Student Life Events


Finals Fever!!

Overwhelmed by finals? Join us on Wednesday, May 13 in the outdoor quad for Finals Fever! We will have massage therapists, carnival games, henna tattoos and a cartoonist. Enjoy free snowcones and cotton candy. Sponsored by LMCAS.  

Summer Classes at Brentwood Center

When you're thinking about summer classes, remember to consider the Brentwood Center!  Both day and evening classes are available, and parking is free!


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Graduation News
Roadmap to Success
Scholarship News
Bookstore Updates
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