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UL Spring Commencement set for Friday

Posted at 1:53 PM, May 13, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-13 14:53:22-04

LAFAYETTE, La. – About 1,800 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees will be conferred at UL Lafayette’s Spring 2019 Commencement Friday at the Cajundome and Convention Center.

The General Assembly will be held at 11 a.m. at the Cajundome. Doctoral candidates will be hooded at this ceremony. Graduating seniors, faculty members and administrators will attend, wearing full academic regalia.

Master’s and bachelor’s degrees will be conferred at separate ceremonies for each academic college. A schedule and locations are below.

Cajundome

8 a.m. College of Liberal Arts
1:30 p.m. B.I. Moody III College of Business Administration
4 p.m. College of Engineering
Cajundome Convention Center – Exhibit Hall (1st floor)

8 a.m. College of Education
1:30 p.m. College of Nursing and Allied Health Professions
4 p.m. University College
Bourgeois Hall

8 a.m. College of the Arts
1:30 p.m. Ray P. Authement College of Sciences
For parking at the General Assembly and academic college ceremonies at the Cajundome and Convention Center, graduates and faculty members should enter through Gate 8 on West Congress Street, or through Gate 11 on Souvenir Gate. Once that parking lot is full, motorists will be directed to the Cajun Field parking lot.

Parking for guests who attend ceremonies at the Cajundome and Convention Center will be at Cajun Field.

Parking at Bourgeois Hall will be available in the lot outside the building for graduates and faculty members, who should enter the lot via the south entrance.

Parking for guests who attend ceremonies at Bourgeois Hall will be at Cajun Field or Blackham Coliseum.

Security measures will be in place at the Cajundome and Convention Center and at Bourgeois Hall. University Police officers will examine the contents of purses, bags, and packages. Extremely large bags or oversized packages won’t be permitted inside Commencement venues.

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A Snapchat filter will be available from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. throughout the Cajundome and Convention Center and at Bourgeois Hall.

The General Assembly will be broadcast on the University’s Facebook page. [u7061146.ct.sendgrid.net]

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