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 curriculumn 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 curriculumn 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 Fall 2021
January 18 Graduation Applications process begins
January 25 Last day for departments to submit eligible students for summer 2021 graduation
January 18 Students can begin ordering cap & gowns online through Official Bookstore
April 11 Last day to apply for graduation
April 11 Name changes/corrections submitted, names submitted after this day may or may not appear in the program
April 10 Last day to order Cap & Gown online at LU Bookstore
May 1 Last day for paper graduation application NAME WILL NOT BE IN PROGRAM
April 28 Graduation Application Fee due/balances paid to receive diploma at ceremony
April 28 Notification of change - commencement attendance if applicable
May 9 PDF of Programs available
May 13

Commencement Ceremony - College of Arts & Sciences

May 14 Commencement Ceremony - Colleges of Business, Engineering and Fine Arts and Communication
May 14

Commencement Ceremony - College of Education and Human Development

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