Commencement

Online Graduation Applications for Spring 2019 begin

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Contact your department to verify your name has been submitted to the

Graduation Department.

When available, you can apply through Self-Service Banner until April 2, 2019!

 diplomas

Graduation flyer

Important Dates & Events to Remember:

Important graduation/commencement dates
January 22 Graduation Applications process begins
March 6 Graduation Fair - Setzer Center Neches Room
January 29 Last day for departments to submit eligible students for spring 2019 graduation
April 2 Last day to apply for graduation
Name changes/corrections submitted, names submitted after this day may or may not appear in the program
April 4 Departments start sending names to Graduation Department for summer 2019
TBA Last day to order Cap & Gown online at LU Bookstore
May 9 Graduation Application Fee due to receive diploma at ceremony
Notification of change - commencement attendance
Last day for paper graduation application NAME WILL NOT BE IN PROGRAM
May 10 Check-in Room Assignments released
Commencement Programs PDF Available
Commencement Ceremonies
May 17 College of Arts & Sciences - 7:00 p.m.*
May 18 College of Engineering - 8:30 a.m.*
College of Business - 11:00 a.m.*
College of Fine Arts & Communication - 2:00 p.m.*
College of Education & Human Development - 5:00 p.m.*
*Students are required to arrive one hour prior to start time
Conferral Dates
January 11 Degrees Conferred end of day for students who have finished last class on December 21, 2018 or completed their last class day in Winter Mini*
March 11 Degrees Conferred end of day for students who have finished last class on February 25, 2019*
April 22 Degrees Conferred end of day for students who have finished last class on April 8, 2019*
May 18 Conferral Date for all on-campus students and those students who completed their last class by May 15, 2019
May 22 Degrees Conferred end of day for students who completed their last class by May 15, 2019. If you did not attend commencement or honors will be added*
May 23 Finalized Transcripts will be available for release
June 14 Degrees Conferred end of day for students who have finished last class on May 17, 2019 or completed their last class day in May Mini*
*Diplomas will be mailed allow 2-4 weeks after conferral dates given.