Graduation Information


Date and Time: Wednesday, May 17, 2023, at 2 PM

Location: Addition Financial Arena at The University of Central Florida

Address: 12777 Gemini Blvd N, Orlando, FL 32816

All other graduation information for the Class of 2023 to come in the spring semester.

Seniors Report Time: 12:45 PM

Doors Open to the Public: 1:00 PM

Parking: TBD

Graduation Fee: $100 before February 1, 2023. Price will increase $25 after February 1, 2023

Where do you pay fees? Pay fees at

Lyman High School does not collect Graduation fees. (See "GRAD FEES" below for more information.)


May 10th in the AUDITORIUM


May 15th - More information to come


Every senior will receive 10 tickets to graduation that will be distributed after the mandatory meeting. Students will NOT receive tickets if they have any financial obligations. Additional tickets may be purchased up to 5 additional tickets for $2 each while supplies last. Lyman has a limited number of graduation tickets determined by UCF. Any student who has not paid their Graduation Fee or has outstanding debts or obligations will not receive their tickets. All obligations need to be cleared by the bookkeeper, located in the front office.


All debts must be cleared prior to ticket distribution AND cap and gown pick-up on Friday, May 15th.


Every senior must complete a Senior Survey before they are permitted to graduate. The link for the Senior Survey will be provided as soon as it is available. (Typically, distributed in May)


Seniors will met with Herff Jones representative September 16, 2022 to review Graduation Commemorative items during Paws Period. An email reminder will be sent with more information prior to the meeting. If you misplaced the order form, additional order forms are available in the Administration Office or you may place your order by going online to You also may pay fees by contacting the Herff Jones Company by phone and delivering your order to their office. They can be reached at 407-647-4373. Lyman High School does not collect Graduation fees.

If you would prefer to mail your order to Herff Jones, please mail checks and your order form to:

Herff Jones Company

112 North Wymore Road

Winter Park, FL 32789

The only graduation package that is required for a senior to participate in the Graduation Ceremony is the basic package for $100 called the "Cap, Gown, and Tassel" package shown on the brochure. This fee will increase to $125 on February 1st, so act fast, DO NOT DELAY! This base package includes your cap, gown, tassel, and all graduation related expenses (Arena Rental, Diploma, Senior Week Activities, etc.) The use of a cap and gown of a family member from another school or from a previous Lyman High School graduation will not be permitted.

If you cannot pay your graduation fees all at once do not worry, Herff Jones will work with you to make as many small payments as you would like! All graduation fees must be paid in full by May 1st in order to receive your cap, gown, parking pass, and tickets to the ceremony.

If you have any questions, you may call Herff Jones directly at 407-647-4373.


  • May 4th - 7th period (Extended 7th)
  • May 5th - Periods 4 & 6
  • May 8th - Periods 1, 3, 5
  • May 9th - Period 2
  • Senior Last Day: May 10th

The graduation ceremony is one that you will never forget, and it is important that all students dress in a dignified manner. All students must abide by the following dress code in order to be allowed to walk across the stage on the day of graduation. Please adhere to the following:

  • Men - Long dark pants, dark socks, dark dress shoes, tie, light shirt with a collar.
  • Ladies - Dress or if wearing pants should be long dark pants with coordinating shoes. Keep in mind that you will be walking long distances for the processional, recessional, and receiving of your diploma. You will also be using a staircase. Select your shoes accordingly.

Proofs will be sent to your home and via email within three to five days after graduation. Pictures can be ordered online, by phone or by mail. Grad Images can be contacted at 1-800-261-2576 online at

Registering your graduate with Grad Images provides them with the information they need to deliver your graduation proofs to you in a timely manner. Giving them an accurate mailing address and email address will allow them to get your proofs to you on the first try. You may also provide them with email addresses of up to six friends and family members to allow them to celebrate in the accomplishment.

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