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Commencement Ceremony Information


Congratulations, Summer 2024 Graduates!


The Summer 2024 Commencement Ceremonies will be located at the 

Neches Federal Credit Union Arena at the Montagne Center (see campus map)
All students need to arrive no later than 1 hour before start time of ceremony

鶹ӳӰ Commencement Ceremony

Colleges of Arts & Sciences, Business, Education and Human Development, Engineering, and Fine Arts and Communication

Saturday, August 3, 2024
10:00 a.m.

                                                                                                                                                       Virtual Ceremony

Saturday, August 3, 2024
2:00 p.m.      

View Commencement Program

Program will be available July 29, 2024


check-in Check-in will in the Cardinal Club room of the Neches Federal Credit Union Arena at the Montagne Center.

Students will need to park on the northwest of the Montagne Center in lot A5. (map)

The ceremony will start promptly. If you arrive late, please still come to the Montagne Center for check-in.

order regalia Ordering Regalia

  • Your official 鶹ӳӰ regalia may be purchased at the LU Bookstore. Contact the bookstore at 409-880-8342 or through their website: 

The deadline to order your regalia through the website is June 30, 2024.

remindersReminders 

  • LU will provide a digital commencement program for guests. A link will be shared via email the Monday before the ceremonies, as well as at all entrances when you arrive. Graduates will receive a printed program in their graduation packet.
  • Tickets are not required for guests.
  • All attendees are discouraged from congregating in groups outside the arena before or after the ceremony.
  • Cell phones must be put on silent during the ceremony.
*Please arrive on time to your commencement ceremony to ensure there is enough time to make it to your assigned seat. If you arrive late, you will be placed at the end of the line and you will not walk in your assigned order. Five minutes prior to the start of the ceremony, graduates will be held in the tunnel for the processional of the commencement stage party and after which the held students will be allowed to find their assigned seats, but any other late arrivals will be placed after the last scheduled graduate. 

accessibility  Accessibility & Accommodations

In order to ensure your visit is a great experience for both you and your family, we want to remind you we offer many accommodations and support services to make your visit accessible. Examples of services we provide are:

  • an ASL sign language interpreter
  • closed captioning
  • seating and parking options

Student accommodation requests will be accepted no later than 48 hours prior to your event to give us the best opportunity to provide your accommodation.

Request Accommodation

Graduates with mobility concerns should contact the Accessibility Resource Center at (409) 880-8347 or by email at arc@lamar.edu. Guests or graduates needing sign language interpreters and information about communication access should contact (409) 880-8059 or email arc@lamar.edu.

graduation-diploma Diplomas

Once all degree requirements and grades are posted, degrees will be awarded Tuesday, August 13, 2024* by the end of the day. Please check your Lamar email for more information from your graduation coordinator on when diploma pick will begin and end. Please remember:

  • You must have a zero balance with the university by July 8, 2024.
  • All classes must be complete and final grades must be posted.

Transcripts being sent from other institutions to fulfill transfer hours, must be received within 4 weeks after the Commencement Ceremony.

transcript Transcripts

Your transcript will be available Wednesday, August 14, 2024. Your degree will not post to your permanent record until end day Tuesday, August 13, 2024*.

*Degrees for students that have a last class date of June 28 will post according to schedules provided by your graduation coordinator. Please check your Lamar email for more information about your conferral date and transcript. 

 

Information About Transcripts
lamar.edu/transcripts