Preparing for graduation is an exhilarating time, below are important steps to complete before the finale.
Applying for Graduation
Construction Management PBC students should submit their application for certificate via email to Becky Labatut, email@example.com and complete a degree audit. Students must have completed all 6 courses with at least a 2.0 GPA.
Applicability of specific criteria will vary, depending on your program, but everyone is required complete the application for degree and the Online Program Degree Audit by the Graduate School deadline. For programs with a comprehensive exam, a Master’s Examination request must be submitted by the appropriate deadline.
Please provide one original copy, with all signatures, of the Online Graduate Certificate Application for Degree.
Graduation fees are dependent on the type of degree. All fees should be paid to the Bursar's Office or through myLSU. Fees will appear on your regular fee bill.
Important deadlines are listed on the Graduate Calendars. Please note important information about LSU Commencement and that LSU Online ceremonies coincide with the LSU academic year, not the LSU Online module/term schedule. Please review the appropriate LSU Online calendar for your intended graduation year:
Preparing for Graduation
- Commencement Caps and Gowns—Please contact Barnes & Noble at LSU for commencement caps, gowns, frames, or any of your commencement materials.
- Barnes & Noble Point of Contact - Linda Simmons, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Ordering Announcements
- Buckley Hold “FERPA”—Students who have placed a hold on their records should be aware that their name will be withheld from any news releases (e.g., graduation lists) as well as publication in the commencement program. If you would like to reconsider the decision you have made, please check link and follow the instructions.
- Financial Obligations
- Exit Counseling—Students who take out loans through the Federal Stafford Loan Program must complete an exit counseling session before graduating.