Lourdes University is excited to announce Spring Commencement plans. We will be hosting an in-person ceremony to honor all graduates from 2020 as well as the Spring 2021 graduates on Saturday, May 8, 2021.

2020 graduates should have received an email to RSVP to this event. 2020 graduates MUST complete this RSVP link in order to attend the ceremony. If you are a 2020 graduate and you did not receive an RSVP link please contact Paige Hill in the Provost office at phill2@lourdes.edu

As part of Commencement exercises, Lourdes University offers a Baccalaureate Mass on Friday, May 7 at Our Lady of Queen of Peace Chapel at 5 pm. Graduates should arrive by 4:30 pm. For questions, contact Sister Barbara Vano, OSF, Vice President for Mission and Ministry, at bvano@lourdes.edu.

On Saturday, May 8, Lourdes University will conduct three full commencement ceremonies all to be held in the Lourdes University Russell J. Ebeid Recreation Center. Each student will be given 6 tickets. These tickets will be specific to each ceremony time and cannot be used more than once.

The first ceremony will begin at 9:00am and recognize 2020 and 2021 graduates from the College of Arts and Sciences and the College of Social Sciences. When this ceremony is complete, graduates and their families will exit the Rec Center. At 11:30am the second ceremony will begin, honoring our College of Business and Leadership graduates from 2020 and 2021. At the end of this ceremony, graduates and their families will exit the Rec Center. Our last ceremony will begin at 2:00pm and recognize our 2020 and 2021 graduates in the College of Nursing. At this ceremony graduates will be pinned and receive their diploma.

These ceremonies will adhere to all state and local COVID guidelines. After each ceremony the space in the Rec Center will be sanitized to ensure the safety of the community.

Graduates, please watch your emails for further communication and details regarding the ceremonies, including which ceremony you will attend, when to arrive, where to go, as well as details for picking up your tickets.

The Lourdes Community looks forward to celebrating the wonderful achievements of the 2020 and 2021 graduates.

If you are attending commencement and need to purchase regalia, you can choose to do so at the link below.



2020 Fall Commencement