Graduate Resources

 

Graduate Checklist

  • Check with Accounting to clear any unpaid balances. Diplomas and transcripts are held for those accounts not cleared prior to graduation. Contact the Accounting department at 318-473-6407.
  • Check with library to make sure you have no outstanding balance or books. Contact the Library at 318-473-6443.
  • Complete and return LSUA Alumni Form.
  • All candidates for graduation are required to take the Graduate Exit Exam. The exam is online and can be accessed from the following link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/HDNN7F2 

Other Items


Graduate Fees

  • $55.00 – Covers the cost of a single diploma, processing, and test fees
  • $20.00 – This fee covers the cost for those getting a dual degree, ex: Associate of Science and Bachelor of Science

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Grad Fair

Graduating students can inquire with the LSUA bookstore on the purchase of announcements, cap and gown, class rings, etc. A cap and gown is required in order to participate in the commencement ceremony. The LSUA Bookstore holds a Grad Fair before each commencement ceremony to allow you to order all your particular items. Below is the date for the upcoming Grad Fair:

Fall 2022

Dates: October 26, 2022
Time: 10:00a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Location: LSUA.shopoakhalli.com orLSUA Bookstore
Contact: (318) 473-6420

Regalia can be purchased here LSUA.shopoakhalli.com orin the LSUA Bookstore.

If you have any questions, please contact the LSUA Bookstore at bookstore@lsua.edu

LSUA Bookstore's Facebook


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Graduation Cap Competition

It’s your time to celebrate as we approach commencement on December 15th! To help you celebrate, we are offering a prize to the best decorated mortarboard/graduation cap! See instructions below on how to participate! Words or images that may be insensitive or offensive to others will not be permitted.

How to Enter:
  • Take a photo of your decorated mortarboard/graduation cap.
  • Post it on your Instagram or Twitter account. (Your account has to be public for us to see it!)
  • Tag the post with #LSUAGrad22 and tag @LSUA on Instagram or @LSUAlexandria on Twitter.
Contest Rules:
  • Must be a Fall 2022 graduate to participate.
  • Entries are open now until December 20th.  
  • Students may only submit or tag one photo.
  • Entries must be original, created by the graduate, and not violate any third-party rights. 
  • Don’t post offensive or disrespectful submissions. These will not be considered.
Prize:

The chosen cap design will receive a $100 award and LSUA Generals gear! (We will require your mailing address to send the prize.) 

Winner Announcement:

Winners will be announced on December 23rd on University Instagram and Twitter accounts

Contact studentservices@lsua.edu with questions! 

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Diplomas

All diplomas will be mailed directly to the student, please ensure that your mailing address is up to date. 

To update your mailing address, please log into Self-Service from the MyLSUA page, click the "My Profile" tab, and click the "Addresses" menu to change your mailing address.

Diplomas will be mailed out by:

  • Spring - End of June
  • Summer - End of September
  • Fall - Mid February

**Please note if your account has any type of hold, the diploma will not be mailed until that hold is cleared.

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Latin Honor Cords

Graduates earning Latin Honor Cords will be given their cords at the graduate check-in area on the day of commencement. Cords will be mailed to graduates who are not able to attend after the ceremony.

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Commencement Registration Form

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