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 2020 – 2021 application periods for graduation are as follows:

SUMMER 2020
Application deadline: Friday, June 26, 2020
Commencement date:  TBD (Graduate students); TBD (Undergraduate students)

FALL 2020
Application deadline: Friday, September 18, 2020
Commencement date:  TBD (Graduate students); TBD (Undergraduate students)

SPRING 2021
Application deadline: Thursday, February 11, 2021
Commencement date:  TBD (Graduate students); TBD (Undergraduate students)

SUMMER 2021
Application deadline: Friday, June 25, 2021
Commencement date:  TBD (Graduate students); TBD (Undergraduate students)

*Commencement dates are pending COVID-19 updates. Degree candidates will be notified of updates after completion of a graduation application.

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 $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.