Conferral of Degrees/Commencement/Diplomas

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Conferral of Degrees

Degrees are conferred three times each year following the end of each term in August, January, and May. Commencement Ceremonies take place once a year in May. All students who have completed degree requirements during the previous year (June through May) may participate in the May Commencement Ceremonies.

Please refer to your Undergraduate or Graduate Catalog for graduation requirements specific to your major/program. Any student wishing to graduate should contact their Dean’s/Program Director’s Office to discuss the completion of their requirements. All students must apply to graduate in order to receive their degree.

Commencement Ceremony

La Salle University has one Commencement ceremony each year in May. All students who have completed degree requirements during the previous year (June through May) can participate in the May Commencement ceremonies. All students who graduate in the previous August, or January, or who plan to graduate in May will receive on-going communications from University Events. These communications will include information on all Baccalaureate and Commencement Ceremony activities. If you have questions regarding Baccalaureate or Commencement Ceremony questions you may visit La Salle’s Commencement web site or send an e-mail to commencement@lasalle.edu, or call 215-951-1900.

Diploma Distribution

Diplomas will be available 6-8 week after degrees are conferred. Due to circumstances surrounding Covid-19, May 2020 graduates can expect diplomas to be mailed in early July.

Students must update their mailing address in Br. LUWIS. Login to myLasalle Portal, then go to Br. LUWIS and click on Personal Information > Update Mailing and Temporary/Local Address

Current or former University employees must contact payables@lasalle.edu to update their addresses.

Outstanding financial obligations to the University may prohibit the release of your diploma.

Questions? Please Contact the Registrar’s Office at 215-951-1020 or regacct@lasalle.edu.