Commencement Ceremony Information

Congratulations, Spring 2022 Graduates!

The spring 2022 Commencement Ceremonies will be located at the 

Montagne (see campus map)
All students need to arrive no later than 1 hour before start time of ceremony

check-in Check-in will in the Cardinal Club room of the Montagne Center.

Students will need to park on the northwest of the Montagne Center in lot A5. (map)

The ceremony will start promptly. If you arrive late, please still come to the Montagne Center for check-in.

order regalia Ordering Regalia

  • Your official Lamar University regalia may be purchased at the LU Bookstore. Contact the bookstore at 409-880-8342 or through their website: LU Bookstore - Regalia

The deadline to order your regalia through the website is April 10, 2022.


  • LU will provide a digital commencement program for guests. A link will be shared via email the Monday before the ceremonies, as well as at all entrances when you arrive. Graduates will receive a printed program in their graduation packet.
  • Tickets are not required for guests.
  • All attendees are discouraged from congregating in groups outside the arena before or after the ceremony.
  • Cell phones must be put on silent during the ceremony.

accessibility  Accessibility & Accommodations

In order to ensure your visit is a great experience for both you and your family, we want to remind you we offer many accommodations and support services to make your visit accessible. Examples of services we provide are:

  • an ASL sign language interpreter
  • closed captioning
  • seating and parking options

Please submit your request no later than 48 hours prior to your event, to give us the best opportunity to provide your accommodation.

Request Accommodation

Graduates with mobility concerns should contact the Disability Resource Center at (409) 880-8347 or by email at Guests or graduates needing sign language interpreters and information about communication access should contact (409) 880-8059 or email

graduation-diploma Diplomas

In order to receive your diploma at commencement:

  • You must have a zero balance with the university by April 28, 2022
  • All classes must be complete and final grades must be posted

Diplomas will be disbursed after the conclusion of the commencement ceremony in the Montagne Center (check-in location). If you choose to leave early your diploma will be mailed to you the week following commencement. We cannot hand out diplomas until the Commencement Ceremony has ended.

Transcripts being sent from other institutions to fulfill transfer hours, must be received within 4 weeks after the Commencement Ceremony.

transcript Transcripts

Your transcript will be available Tuesday, May 17th. Your degree will not post to your permanent record until end day Monday, May 16th*.

*Degrees for student’s that have a last class date of May 15th will post until May 30th.


Information About Transcripts