Beacon Commencement 2017

The Beacon College 2019 Commencement Exercises will be held May 4, 2019.
Please check back for information as it becomes available.

Beacon College Commencement – Class of 2018

May 5, 2018

Resnick Alpern Plung (RAP) Hall Dedication
Date: May 4, 2018
Location: RAP Hall (New Dormitory)
Time: 3:30 – 5:00 p.m.

Parents and Grandparents Reception
Date: May 4, 2018
Location: Student Center, Main Street, Leesburg
Time: 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.

Commencement Ceremony
Date: May 5, 2018
Location: Lake Receptions, Mt. Dora
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Speaker: Her Excellency Sheika Jameela Bint Mohammad Al-Qasimi

Brother Graduate and Sister 2017


In 2018, the College will be conferring:

  • 16 Associate degrees
  • 43 Bachelor degrees

Hotels / Accommodations

(Be sure to ask for the “Beacon College” rate.)

Best Western
1321 N. 14th Street, Leesburg
Phone: 352-460-0118Hampton Inn
9630 U.S. Hwy. 441, Leesburg
Phone: 352-315-1053
Holiday Inn Express
3601 W. Burleigh Blvd., Tavares
Please use discount code: IPUJ7
Phone: 352-742-1600Mission Inn
10400 County Road 48, Howey-in-the-Hills
Phone: 800-874-9053

About Lake Receptions

Lake ReceptionsLake Receptions
4425 Hwy 19A
Mt. Dora, FL 32757

Tel: (352) 357-8223

Directions from Leesburg
Travel south on Hwy 441 through Tavares into Eustis. Your landmarks are a Denny’s and Tire Kingdom. Take a right after Tire Kingdom and continue up the ramp to the stop sign. (This exit is marked 19N, 44E, 19A.) Take a right and continue less than 1⁄2 mile. You will see a sign for “Lake Receptions.” Turn to the right and continue into the parking lot.

Directions from Orlando
Travel Hwy 441 north towards Mt. Dora. Continue on into Eustis, and your landmark is a Comfort Inn on the left-hand side of the road. You will see an overpass. Travel underneath it and immediately after there will be an exit for Hwy 19A South. Take the right on 19A and travel back across the overpass. Continue straight on 19A less than 1⁄2 mile and you will see a sign for “Lake Receptions.” Turn right into the parking lot.