Lakeland University Graduation Eligibility

Who is Eligible to Participate in the 2021 Ceremonies?

Fall 2020 graduates and anticipated spring 2021 graduates are eligible to participate in the 2021 commencement ceremony. Summer 2021 anticipated graduates who are registered for no more than 12 credits in the summer term for degree completion are also eligible to participate in the 2021 ceremony.

Summer 2021 anticipated graduates with 13 or more credits to complete and fall 2021 anticipated graduates will be eligible to participate in the May 2022 ceremony. Please work with your academic advisor to determine degree completion status.

Students are eligible to participate in the commencement ceremony applicable upon completion of the first Lakeland degree at the associate or bachelor's degree level or for any master's degree earned.

Students are not eligible to participate in the commencement ceremony who have previously earned or are earning a second Lakeland degree at the associate or bachelor's level.

Also, students are not eligible to participate in the commencement ceremony who have returned to add new concentrations, emphases, minors, or majors to their original Lakeland degree at any level.