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 (Spring 2014 Graduation)

Graduation Coursework Complete* Application Available Online Application Closing Date
May 17, 2014 April 25, 2014 January 17, 2014 March 4, 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
May 17, 2014 May 9, 2014 January 17, 2014 March 28, 2014

Applying for Graduation - Graduate Students

Applying for Graduation - Undergraduate Students

Graduation Ceremony Information

Degree Information


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