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 Summer 2024

May 30 Graduation Applications process begins.
June 10 Last day for departments to submit eligible students for Summer 2024 graduation.
June 17 Students can begin ordering cap & gowns online through Official Bookstore website.
June 30 Last day to order regalia online.
July 8 Degrees awarded by end of the day for students whose last class ends June 28, 2024. Transcripts will be available July 9, 2024.
July 8 Graduation Applications close. Last day for name changes/corrections to be submitted. Names submitted after this day may not appear in the program. 
July 8 Deadline to pay Graduation Fees. 
July 8  Last day to notify us of change in commencement attendance, if applicable.
TBA Thesis and Dissertation titles due.
August 13 Degrees awarded by end of the day for students whose last class ends July 1, 2024. Transcripts will be available August 14, 2024.
July 16 Last date for late applicants to be included in the program.
July 18 Last day to register for Virtual Ceremony.
July 29 PDF of Programs available.
August 3 Commencement Ceremony - Colleges of Arts & Science and Fine Arts & Communication.
August 3 Commencement Ceremony - Colleges of Business and Engineering.
August 3 Commencement Ceremony - College of Education and Human Development.
August 3 Commencement Ceremony - Virtual Ceremony.
August 13 Degrees awarded by end of the day for students in a five week course whose last class ends August 1, 2024. Transcripts will be available August 14, 2024.

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