Summer Commencement | LSU Commencement

Summer Commencement

Friday, August 2, 2019

Schedule of Activities

Main Ceremony, Maravich Assembly Center



7:30 a.m. Doctoral Candidates and their major professors assembly - Assembly Center northwest portal
8 - 8:30 a.m.

Bachelor's and Master's Degree Candidates

Check in: Assembly Center - college locations at the northeast, southeast or southwest portals
Arrive: no later than 8 a.m.


Assemble: Assembly Center - southwest portal

8:45 a.m.


Mace Bearer
University Medalist
Doctoral Candidates and Major Professors
Platform Party

9 - 11:30 a.m. Graduation Ceremony


The main ceremony will begin when the platform party is on stage (at approximately 9:00 a.m.) and lasts about two and one-half hours. All graduates and their guests are asked to remain throughout the entire ceremony.  There will be no rehearsal, and there is no limit in attendance for the ceremony.

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.