Graduation

Lamar University confers degrees 3 times a year, in May, August and December, and offers graduation ceremonies in each of those months. It is possible you will complete your degree requirements prior to the conferral and graduation date. If so, your degree will be conferred at the next available graduation.

Graduation Information

Graduate Programs

If you are completing coursework for the M.Ed. degree or the M.S in Criminal Justice, you must apply for graduation and pay the graduation fees, even if you are not attending the graduation ceremony. Both the application and the fees are required in order to receive your degree and have it conferred on your transcript.

Important Dates

Graduation Coursework Complete* Application Available Online Application Closing Date
August 16, 2014 August 1, 2014 June 9, 2014 June 12, 2014

* Students must complete 36 hours of coursework by this date. This includes completing the internship class.

For those applying after the graduation deadline, please download and complete the Late Graduation Application Form and email it to lugradstudies@lamar.edu.

Undergraduate Programs

If you are completing coursework for the Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences degree, the Bachelor of General Studies, the Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice, the B.B.A, or the B.S. Communication, you must apply for graduation and pay the graduation fees, even if you are not attending the graduation ceremony. Both the application and the fees are required in order to receive your degree and have it conferred on your transcript.

Important Graduation Dates

Graduation Coursework Complete* Application Available Online Application Closing Date
August 16, 2014 August 1, 2014 June 9, 2014 July 2, 2014

Applying for Graduation - Graduate Students

Applying for Graduation - Undergraduate Students

Graduation Ceremony Information

Degree Information


Graduation FAQs

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