Diploma Ceremonies

Diploma Ceremonies

 

Fall Commencement 2017

Senior College Diploma Ceremonies
All degrees, Bachelors, Masters and Doctoral, are awarded at Senior College Diploma Ceremonies.

Louisiana State University does not conduct a Main Ceremony in December. All degrees are conferred at the diploma ceremonies.

Diploma Ceremonies

Bag checks will be performed at the guest entrances of the Pete Maravich Assembly Center (PMAC) and the Maddox Fieldhouse. This is not the clear bag policy that is enforced for athletic events. 

December 15th, 2017

8:30 a.m.            College of Human Sciences and Education

Location: Maravich Assembly Center
Assemble: Assembly Center’s northwest portal no later than 7:30 a.m. Procession begins at 8:15 a.m.

 

9:00 a.m.            College of Agriculture

Location: Maddox Fieldhouse
Assemble: Maddox Fieldhouse no later than 8:15 a.m.

                               Manship School of Mass Communication

Location: Student Union Theater
Assemble: Student Union Theater no later than 8:15 a.m.

                               College of Music and Dramatic Arts

Location: Shaver Theatre
Assemble: Room 135 Music & Dramatic Arts Building no later than 8:15 a.m.                   

                               School of Veterinary Medicine

Location: Room 1212-C, School of Veterinary Medicine
Assemble: Room 1212-C, School of Veterinary Medicine no later than 8:45 a.m.

 

11:30 a.m.          E. J. Ourso College of Business

Location: Maravich Assembly Center
Assemble: Assembly Center no later than 10:45 a.m. Procession will begin at 11:15 a.m.

 

12:30 p.m.          College of Art and Design

Location: Student Union Theater
Assemble: Student Union Theater no later than 11:45 a.m.

                               College of the Coast and Environment

Location: Dalton Woods Auditorium, Energy, Coast & Environment Building
Assemble: Rotunda Lobby no later than 12:00 p.m.

                               College of Science

Location: Maddox Fieldhouse
Assemble: Maddox Fieldhouse no later than 11:45 a.m. Procession begins at 12:20 p.m.

 

3:00 p.m.            College of Engineering

Location: Maravich Assembly Center
Assemble: Maravich Assembly Center’s southwest and northwest portals no later than 2:15 p.m.

 

6:00 p.m.             College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Location: Maravich Assembly Center
Assemble: Assembly Center’s southwest and northwest portal no later than 5:15 p.m.


 

 

Summer Commencement

Main Ceremony
All LSU graduates, Bachelors, Masters and Doctoral candidates receive degrees at the Main Ceremony.

The Main Ceremony is the only ceremony for summer commencement.

Spring Commencement

Main Ceremony
The main ceremony is the last time that the entire graduating class gathers as one to celebrate commencement. During the event, degrees for all graduates will be conferred, and doctoral students will be hooded and will receive their diplomas individually.

Senior College Diploma Ceremonies
Diploma ceremonies for each senior college recognize bachelor’s and master’s degree students. Students’ names are called and they walk across the stage to receive their diplomas individually.

 

Please Note

We want you to enjoy this significant milestone in your life, but we also want the rights and safety of others respected. Therefore, alcoholic beverages and compressed air noise makers will not be allowed on the Assembly Center floor or at the Diploma Ceremonies.