May 15, 2020, Carl Parker Center

Graduation Instructions

  1. Apply for graduation. To apply: Use the Online Graduation Application Form or  Download PDF Graduation Application PDF. Complete the PDF application. Once completed, submit your application by emailing the attachment to before the April 24, 2020, deadline.
    Candidates who do not meet the deadline must reapply for next semester’s Graduation.
  2. Pay the $15 diploma fee at the Business Office. You have the option of paying by telephone or through your MyLamarPA account in self-service. Please contact the Business Office for more information at 409-984-6126.
  3. Transfer Coursework. Students that are currently attending or have attended other college(s) must include an unofficial transcript(s) when applying for graduation. Official transcripts with final grades must be submitted by May 12, 2020.
  4. Financial Obligations. Graduation candidates must pay ALL outstanding debts.
    •  Business Office at 409-984-6126.
    •  Library at 409-984-6218 (check if you have books or money owed).
    •  Financial Aid at 409-984-6204.
  5. Diplomas. All diplomas will be mailed out to the address listed on your graduation application FREE OF CHARGE due to COVID-19, beginning May 20, 2020. Please confirm your address by emailing
  6. Check your email regularly. All graduation correspondence will be emailed to your address.  A required survey that is part of your graduation application process will be emailed to you. Your diploma will not be released until the survey is completed.
  7. Questions about graduation? Send an email to the Graduation Coordinator at

Deadlines and Important Dates

  • April 24 - Last day to apply and pay diploma fees.
  • May 15 - Commencement Ceremony POSTPONED
  • May 20 - All diplomas will be MAILED FREE OF CHARGE DUE TO COVID-19.