Spring Commencement | LSU Commencement

Spring Commencement 2019

Friday, May 10 & Saturday, May 11, 2019

The 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 officially conferred, and doctoral students will be hooded and will receive their diplomas individually. The President and the guest speaker will also address the students. 

Friday May 10, 2019 Main Ceremony
7:45 a.m. Doctoral Candidates and their major professors assemble at the northwest portal​
7:45 - 8:30 a.m. Seating of all Bachelors’ and Masters’ Degree Candidates.
8:45 a.m. Procession
9:00 a.m. Graduation Ceremony • Dr. F. King Alexander

The Diploma Ceremonies

This is the ceremony that will recognize all undergraduates and master graduates. The graduates will receive their diploma covers and diplomas at these ceremonies.

Friday May 10, 2019 Diploma Ceremony
12:00 p.m.

College of Music and Dramatic Arts
Location: LSU Student Union Theater
Graduates should assemble at the LSU Student Union Theater no later than 11:15 a.m.

School of Veterinary Medicine
Location: Room 1212-C, School of Veterinary Medicine
Graduates should assemble at the Room 1212-C of the School of Veterinary Medicine Building no later than 11:45 a.m.

Manship School of Mass Communication
Location: Maddox Fieldhouse
Graduates should assemble at the Maddox Fieldhouse no later than 11:15 a.m

1:00 p.m.

College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Location: Maravich Assembly Center
Graduates should assemble at the southwest and northwest portals of the Maravich Assembly Center no later than 12:15 p.m.

4:00 p.m.

College of Science
Location: Maddox Fieldhouse
Graduates should assemble at the Maddox Fieldhouse no later than 3:15 p.m. Student processional to begin at 3:45 p.m

College of the Coast and Environment
Location: LSU Student Union Theatre
Graduates should assemble at the LSU Student Union Theatre no later than 3:30 p.m.

5:00 p.m.

E. J. Ourso College of Business
Location: Maravich Assembly Center
Graduates should assemble at the southwest portal of the Maravich Assembly Center no later than 4:00 p.m. Student processional to begin at 4:45 p.m.

 

Saturday May 11, 2019 Diploma Ceremony
9:00 a.m.

College of Engineering
Location: Maravich Assembly Center
Graduates should assemble at the northwest portal of the Maravich Assembly Center no later than 8:00 a.m.

10:00 a.m.

College of Agriculture
Location: Maddox Fieldhouse
Graduates should assemble at the Maddox Fieldhouse no later than 9:15 a.m.

1:00 p.m.

College of Human Sciences and Education
Location: Maravich Assembly Center
Graduates should assemble at the northwest portal of the Maravich Assembly Center no later than 12:15 p.m. Student processional to begin at 12:45 p.m.

2:00 p.m.

College of Art and Design
Location: Maddox Field House
Graduates should assemble at the Maddox Fieldhouse no later than 1:15 p.m.

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.