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 2022 – 2023 application periods for graduation are as follows:

Fall 2022

Application deadline of Friday, September 23, 2022
Commencement date of Saturday, December 10, 2022

Spring 2023

Application deadline of Friday, February 17, 2023
Commencement date of Saturday, May 6, 2023

Summer 2023

Application deadline of Friday, June 23, 2023
Graduates are encouraged to walk in the Fall 2023 commencement ceremony whic is still to be determined.

Undergraduate Degree Applicants

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

A fee of $100 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 $100 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.