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 Fall 2023
August 17 Graduation Applications process begins
August 17 Students can begin ordering cap & gowns online through Official Bookstore website.
September 8 Last day for departments to submit eligible students for Fall 2023 graduation
October 18 Degrees awarded by end of the day for student whose last class ends October 9, 2023. Transcripts will be available October 19, 2023.
October 26 Graduation Fair
October 31 Graduation Applications close. Last day for name changes/corrections to be submitted. Names submitted after this day may not appear in the program. 
October 31 Last day to pay Graduation Fee. 
TBA Thesis and Dissertation titles due. 
November 5 Last day to order regalia online
November 5 Last day for paper graduation applications. NAME WILL NOT BE IN PROGRAM
November 5 Last day to notify us of change in commencement attendance, if applicable.
November 5 Last day to register for Virtual Ceremony.
December 4 PDF of Programs available.
December 8 Commencement Ceremony - Colleges of Arts & Science and Fine Arts & Communication
December 9 Commencement Ceremony - Colleges of Business and Engineering
December 9 Commencement Ceremony - College of Education and Human Development
December 13 Degrees awarded by end of the day for students whose last class ends December 7, 2023. Transcripts will be available December 14, 2023.

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