Commencement

Online Graduation Applications

for Fall begin

Monday, August 26, 2019

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

Graduation Department*

*Departments have until September 16th to submit names.

When available, you can apply through Self-Service Banner until November 1, 2019!

 diplomas

View Graduation LIVE

Fall 2019 Commencement Program* 

click here to view (will be available 12/09/19)

*This program is not an official graduation list. This pdf program lists students who are eligible to graduate pending the outcome of final examinations and final grades. Therefore, it should not be used to determine a student's academic or degree status. 


 

Plan Your Visit

Check-In Room Assignment

ALL STUDENTS WILL CHECK-IN IN THE RED ROOM

Date & Times of Commencement ceremonies found below

Students should arrive one hour early and enter through the Cardinal Club entrance.

 

Important Dates & Events to Remember:

Important graduation/commencement dates
August 26 Graduation Applications process begins
September 16 Last day for departments to submit eligible students for summer 2019 graduation
October 1 Students can begin ordering cap & gowns online through Official Bookstore
November 1 Last day to apply for graduation
Name changes/corrections submitted, names submitted after this day may or may not appear in the program
Preliminary Dissertation and Theses Titles submitted for program
November 15 Names and finalized Dissertation and Theses Titles submitted for program are due (names and titles will not be in program, if submitted after this date)
November 22 Last day to order Cap & Gown online at LU Bookstore
December 2 Last day for paper graduation application NAME WILL NOT BE IN PROGRAM
December 5 Graduation Application Fee due to receive diploma at ceremony
Notification of change - commencement attendance
December 9 Commencement Programs PDF Available
Commencement Ceremonies (held at the Montagne Center)
December 13 College of Arts & Sciences - 7:00* pm
*Students are required to arrive one hour prior to start time
December 14 Combine ceremony - 1:00* pm
College of Business, College of Engineering, College of Fine Arts & Communication
College of Education & Human Development - 5:00* pm
*Students are required to arrive one hour prior to start time
Graduation - Conferral Dates
August 30 Degrees Conferred end of day for students who have finished last class on August 16, 2019
October 14 Degrees Conferred end of day for students who have finished last class on September 30, 2019* LUOnline students who are completing an MED degree
November 25 Degrees Conferred end of day for students who have finished last class on November 11, 2019* LUOnline students who are completing an MED degree
December 14 Conferral Date for all students and those students who completed their last class by December 10, 2019
December 16 Degrees Conferred end of day for students who's conferral date is December 14, 2019
December 17 Finalized Transcripts will be available for release
January 13, 2020 Degrees Conferred end of day for students who have finished last class on December 20 2019* and students who finish in Winter Mini
*Diplomas will be mailed allow 2-4 weeks after conferral dates given.