Your time at Lamar University will be full of unforgettable moments, and the greatest of these is the day you graduate. It is our honor to celebrate this milestone with you and congratulate you on this great accomplishment.


Apply for Graduation

Get info about applying for graduation.  Applications open first day of classes each semester. If you try to apply and get "no curriculum found" your department may have not submitted your name. Please allow time for names to be submitted. Keep checking back. If you still receive a "no curriculum found" error after the potential graduating list is due (2 week after applications open) please contact your department for assistance.


Get information about applying for graduation and participating in the ceremony.


Find information such as dates, times and location, ordering your cap and gown, honors graduation and diplomas/transcripts.

Important Dates & Events

Important Dates & Events for August 2022
May 31 Graduation Applications process begins
June 10 Last day for departments to submit eligible students for summer 2022 graduation
June 10 Students can begin ordering cap & gowns online through Official Bookstore
July 2 Last day to order Cap & Gown online at LU Bookstore
July 5 Last day to apply for graduation
July 5 Name changes/corrections submitted, names submitted after this day may or may not appear in the program
July 15 Thesis and Dissertation titles due
July 22 Last day for paper graduation application NAME WILL NOT BE IN PROGRAM
July 22 Graduation Application Fee due/balances paid to receive diploma at ceremony
July 22 Notification of change - commencement attendance if applicable
August 1 PDF of Programs available
August 6 Commencement Ceremony - Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, Engineering, Education and Human Development, and Fine Arts and Communication

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