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Commencement Information

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These resources are provided to help prepare degree candidates for the commencement ceremony, which is under the direction of the ULM Commencement Committee.

Commencement Information - Summer and Fall 2020

Saturday, Dec. 19, 2020, Kitty Degree Hall (There will not be a rehearsal practice.)

(excerpt from email sent to students 12/4/20)
Due to state regulations on the number of people who can be in an event at one time, no guests will be allowed in the ceremonies. Separate ceremonies for each college will be held throughout the day in Kitty Degree Nursing Auditorium.


Please see your "Specific College Instructions
for Fall 2020" for arrival time.

8 am - College of Arts, Education, & Sciences
11 am  - College of Business & Social Sciences
3 pm - College of Health Sciences
6 pm - College of Pharmacy 

Graduate students will participate with their academic colleges during these time periods.

Livestream will be available, see Event Website for more information.

Commencement Day Instructions

Graduates will park in designated parking areas (see "Parking Map" under resources). All graduates will line up in the parking garage adjacent to Kitty Degree Hall. Masked graduates will practice social distancing and march into Kitty Degree Hall Auditorium (see "Line Up and Processional Map" under resources). Graduates will receive their diploma cover on stage while their name is read. Then, graduates will exit the stage, have their photograph taken and exit Kitty Degree Hall. No congregation will be allowed upon exiting the commencement ceremony. 

Digital Program 

The digital programs for each ceremony listing the names and degrees of graduates can be viewed or downloaded here.”

*plans are fluid and subject to change

-this page will be updated when information becomes available-



Specific College Instructions
for Fall 2020

What to Expect at Commencement -VIDEO
-information for graduating students

Arts, Education, & Sciences [pdf] -NEW!

Business & Social Sciences [pdf] -NEW!

Health Sciences [pdf] -NEW!

Pharmacy [pdf] -NEW!

Parking Information/Map

Student Line-up/Procession [pdf]

General Graduate Information

Commencement A-Z [pdf]

Guest Information [pdf] 

Disabled/Infirmed Guest Information [pdf]

Students Who Need Special Accommodations [pdf]


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Hood & Trim Guide
Professional & Graduate Degrees


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Time & Location: Cancelled Fall 2020 semester.