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Congratulations Graduates

Welcome Parents, Visitors and Class of 2015!

Students planning to graduate as of fall 2014, spring 2015 or summer 2015, are eligible to participate in the 2015 Commencement Ceremony. We will be updating this site on a regular basis. Feel free to use the menu located at the left side of this page, to explore other areas related to commencement.

Preparation for Commencement

If you have not submitted your Graduation Application and plan to graduate spring semester, you must do so, as soon as possible. Diplomas will be mailed to the address you indicated on your Graduation Application. If your diploma will need to be mailed to a different address, please update your address information in Anchor Access and email the Registrar's Office - Graduation at

If you want to verify that your degree audit has been submitted along with your Graduation Application check with your Academic Advisor.

Graduate Candidates, please check the list to verify that both your name AND your degree(s) are correct.

Issues regarding your grade point or honors status should be directed to the Registrar's Office - Graduation. Please email at

Information on Commencement Apparel

Commencement Practice

Practice will begin at Noon on Friday, May 1st in the Bud Cooper Gym. Please review the Commencement Practice Notes.

Note: the honor (e.g. cum laude) designation is determined by your GPA at the end of the Fall 2014 semester.

View Instructions regarding procedure, line-up, processional, recessional, and cap, gown and hood etiquette.

Commencement Ceremony

This year's ceremony will take place on May 2nd at 11 a.m. in the Taffy Abel Arena in the Norris Center. Graduates are asked to arrive in the Cooper Gym between 10:00 a.m. - 10: 30 a.m. The ceremony lasts approximately 2 hours. Please note that seats cannot be reserved.

The ceremony will be streamed LIVE. To watch, visit, on the day of Commencement. The edited video will be available on the LSSU YouTube channel, within a few days of Commencement.

GradImages Photographers will take pictures of each graduate as he/she approaches, crosses and exits the platform. Photos will available through their website. Your LSSU e-mail address will be used by GradImages Photographers to contact you. Be sure to update your mailing and telephone/cell phone information in Anchor Access.

View the 2015 Commencement Program

Commencement Streamed LIVE!

Visit, on the day of Commencement.


Alumni Association

Attention Graduates!
Join the Alumni Association and receive a free LSSU Hoodie!

Learn about the Alumni Association


Senior Send Off!

Thursday, April 23rd!


Parents, Family & Friends, give your Graduate a gift at Commencement!

Laker Ambassadors will be selling bouquets of mixed roses in the Norris Center lobby prior to the start of commencement.

1 dozen: $30
Half dozen: $20

New! Commemorative Graduation Teddy Bears - $20

Please wait until after your graduate has crossed the platform to present your gift.


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