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Upcoming LSU Commencement Dates

Spring 2014 Main Ceremony to be Held in the Evening

10/30/2013 09:07 AM

BATON ROUGE – Dates for LSU’s fall and spring commencement exercises have been finalized and are posted on LSU’s commencement website,, and online calendar.

LSU will hold its 282nd commencement exercises on Friday, Dec. 20. There is no main ceremony for December commencement, so each college will hold separate ceremonies to recognize their own individual students.

LSU will hold its 283rd commencement exercises on Thursday, May 15, and Friday, May 16. The main ceremony for spring commencement will be held Thursday, May 15, in the Pete Maravich Assembly Center. The official party will begin their procession at 6:45 p.m., with the main ceremony beginning at 7 p.m. Please note that the main ceremony will be held in the evening this spring, instead of in the morning. Each college will hold its diploma ceremonies at various times and locations across campus on Friday, May 16.

Updates on speakers and times and locations of diploma ceremonies will be made at

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