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Unable to attend Fall 2018 Commencement ceremonies at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette?

You can watch them anyway.

The General Assembly at 11 a.m. on Friday in the Cajundome, and separate ceremonies that will be held throughout the day for each of the University’s eight academic colleges, will be livestreamed. Livestreams can be accessed via computer, smartphone or tablet at http://bit.ly/LouisianaGradsFA18

The General Assembly will also be broadcast live on the University's Facebook page at http://facebook.com/officialullafayette

Graduates can share their stories with family and friends by using the #ragingrads hashtag on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and Google+ posts.

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

Doctoral candidates will be hooded at the General Assembly. All graduating seniors and faculty members will attend, wearing full academic regalia.

Master’s and bachelor’s degrees will be conferred at ceremonies for each academic college. Below is a schedule and locations for those ceremonies.

Cajundome

  • 8 a.m. College of Liberal Arts
  • 2:30 p.m. B.I. Moody III College of Business Administration

Cajundome Convention Center - Festival Ballroom (2nd floor)

  • 8 a.m. College of the Arts
  • 2:30 p.m. Ray P. Authement College of Sciences

Cajundome Convention Center - Exhibit Hall B (1st floor)

  • 8 a.m. College of Education
  • 2:30 p.m. College of Engineering

Bourgeois Hall

  • 8 a.m. College of Nursing and Allied Health Professions
  • 2:30 p.m. University College

Learn more about Fall 2018 Commencement at commencement.louisiana.edu.

(Photo credit: Doug Dugas / University of Louisiana at Lafayette)

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