Career Services Graduation

Lourdes University has three graduation periods each academic year, one for each term—summer, fall, and spring.  Students must apply to graduate during the term in which they intend to finish their academic requirements.

Undergraduate and graduate students must submit their applications by the deadlines listed below.  See the “Undergraduate Degree Applicants” and “Graduate Degree Applicants” for specific information about how to apply.

The 2019 – 2020 application periods for graduation are as follows:

Spring 2019 (Application Period Closed)

Application period: Wednesday, October 24, 2018 through Friday, February 8, 2019

Degree awarded date:  May 17, 2019 (Graduate students); May 18, 2019 (Undergraduate students)

Summer 2019

Application deadline:  Friday, June 28, 2019

Degree awarded date:  July 27, 2019

Fall 2019

Application deadline: Friday, October 11, 2019

Degree awarded date:  December 14, 2019

Spring 2020

Application deadline: Friday, February 7, 2020

Degree awarded date:  May 8, 2020 (Graduate students); May 9, 2020 (Undergraduate students)

Undergraduate Degree Applicants

Undergraduate students must work with their academic advisors to complete the paper application.  Undergraduate applications are available for pick-up in the Registrar’s Office or you can download the application here. Applications must be completed and returned to the Registrar’s Office by the deadline.

A fee of $120 is required with your application, regardless of your intent to participate in the ceremony.  The fee can be paid to the Cashier’s Office in person or over the phone (419-824-3695).  An application will be considered incomplete if the fee is not paid.

For more information regarding Graduation Applications and the Commencement Ceremony, please review the Undergraduate Student Commencement Information and Checklist.

Graduate Degree Applicants

Graduate students must submit the online application by the deadline.  The online application will be sent to each student’s graduate program director for preliminary review, and the program director will forward the application to the Registrar’s Office.

A fee of $160 is required with your application, regardless of your intent to participate in the ceremony.  The fee can be paid to the Cashier’s Office in person or over the phone (419-824-3695).  An application will be considered incomplete if the fee is not paid.

To apply for graduation, please select your program below and complete the corresponding electronic form.

Master of Arts in Theology (M.A.)

Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.)

Master of Education (M.Ed.)

Master of Organizational Leadership (M.O.L.)

Master of Science in Nursing (M.S.N.-NAP)

Master of Science in Nursing (M.S.N.- Educator/:Leader)

Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

For more information regarding Graduation Applications and the Commencement Ceremony, please review the Graduate Student Commencement Information and Checklist.