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LSC-University Park Graduation

May 2022 Commencement Photo of Graduates with Leo the Mascot

CONGRATULATIONS to the LSC-University Park Class of 2024! Lions, you crossed the finish-line and we couldn't be more proud of you and your accomplishments. We are your community's college and will be here wherever life takes you.


Graduation Application

Graduation Application
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Commencement Ceremony

Commencement Ceremony
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Student Caps & Gowns

Student Caps and Gowns
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Commencement Orientation

Commencement Orientation
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Livestream & Photographs

Livestream and Photographs
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Degree/Certificate Mailing

Degree and Certificate Mailing
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Ticketing Information

Ticketing Information
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Guest & Visitor Information

Guest & Visitor Information
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Graduation Application

To be eligible for graduation, students completed their program in December or will complete their program in May or over the summer. All eligible Lone Star College students will apply for graduation online through their myLoneStar student account. View our step-by-step graduation application guide for more information. In order for your name to appear in the Commencement booklet, you must apply for graduation before April 1st, and be graduating from Lone Star College-University Park.

Do you have questions?
For questions about your diploma, certificate or graduation application, please contact your campus graduation coordinators at UPGraduation@LoneStar.edu.

Any questions for your Academic Advisor can be directed to:

  • Your assigned LSC-University Park pathway advisor (contact information is notated on your myLoneStar Student Homepage "My Advisor" tab)

If you have no assigned LSC-University Park advisor:

  • Email UPAdvising@LoneStar.edu
  • Stop by the LSC-University Park Campus Advising Office B13.200 (Building 13, 2nd floor)

For Bachelor's Graduation applicants:
Please note your graduation will be held at a different time and location:

Friday, May 10*
Stone Bridge Church
Map / Directions


Commencement Ceremony

Join your fellow Lion graduates, their families, faculty and staff as we all celebrate the dedication and achievements of our graduating class. Please direct any questions about the ceremony to UP-Commencement@LoneStar.edu.

Graduates, please complete the RSVP form (link coming soon!) by April 1 stating that you will participate in the Lone Star College-University Park Commencement Ceremony.

2024 LSC-University Park Commencement
Friday, May 10*
9 a.m.
Berry Center of Northwest Houston

Map / Directions

View the Berry Center Parking map.

Event Venue Policies
Attendees please note the Berry Center adheres to a strict clear bag policy for events. All bags and purses may be subject to search upon entrance. Diaper bags must follow the clear bag policy and size restrictions. Visit berrycenter.net/policies for more information on the clear bag policy and a list of prohibited items.

*Date is tentative and subject to change.

Student Caps & Gowns

All LSC-University Park students participating in the Commencement ceremony are required to wear a black cap and gown.

Graduation caps and gowns can be purchased online in early April at the LSC-University Park campus bookstore.

Cap Decoration Guidelines
Students are allowed to decorate their caps. Please review the cap decoration guidelines for what is and is not allowed. Failure to follow these guidelines will result in the removal of the cap prior to the ceremony.

Order Graduation Regalia Here!

Don't wait, Order now!

  • Deadline to order: April 13th, 2024
  • Shipment: Please allow 10-14 business days for delivery
  • Customer Service: gradsw@herffjones.com

Commencement Orientation

All graduates are encouraged to attend an orientation session where they will learn more specifics about the commencement ceremony.

  • Monday, April 22: 6 p.m. - Virtual 
    access code: 2630 001 2847 / password: UPGraduation2024 (87472382 from phones and video systems)
     
  • Tuesday, April 23: 2 p.m. - In person, B13.210
     
  • Monday, April 29: 6 p.m. - In person, B13.210
     
  • Tuesday, April 30: 6 p.m. - Virtual 
    access code: 2634 723 4079 / password: UPGraduation2024 (87472382 from phones and video systems)

Thank You Shout Out Message and Photo/Video Submissions

Below is the shout-out slide show played before the 2023 commencement ceremony began.


Livestream & Photographs

Photos of the 2023 Commencement event can be viewed and shared using: https://photos.app.goo.gl/TKDUkz9kqAZR9wXo7

Commencement 2023 was livestreamed courtesy of the Berry Center and the video is provided below. Please note commencement begins at the 9:47 mark.

 


Degree / Certificate Mailing

Degrees and/or certificates will be printed and mailed from the Lone Star College System Office in the Woodlands once requirements are certified.

Please note that mailings will occur in late July for May graduates, mid-October for summer graduates, and mid-March for December graduates. Students will receive an email to their myLoneStar email account once graduated and at that time, it takes between 8-12 weeks to receive their diploma in the mail. Contact UPGraduation@LoneStar.edu for more information.

Request a Replacement Degree/Certificate
Replacement diplomas requested one year after the posted graduation date will incur a $25 fee. To request a Diploma Reprint form and payment options, please contact a campus graduation coordinator at UPGraduation@LoneStar.edu.


Ticketing Information

All guests will need a ticket to enter the Berry Center for the commencement ceremony.

Tickets are free of charge and can only be reserved by LSC-University Park graduating students that provided their RSVP to the ceremony. Each student will be able to reserve a maximum of 8 tickets for distribution amongst their family and friends. The online ticketing system will open in April. Need help reserving tickets? Take a look at this Ticketing How-To from the Berry Center.

Please note: If a student did not RSVP for the ceremony, they will not be able to request tickets through the Berry Center ticketing link. Guests will need to go to the will call window at the Berry Center to request tickets.


Guest & Visitor Information

For all guests and visitors attending commencement ceremony, please see below for information and instructions. For additional information and venue policies, reference the Berry Center's website.

The Berry Center is an ADA-friendly facility. View accessibility information here.

Arrival and Parking

  • View the Berry Center Parking map.
  • The Berry Center doors will open at 8 a.m.
  • Use the Barker Cypress entrance to access the Berry Center parking lots
  • Please park in lots A and B
  • Use Entrance 2 of the Berry Center

We encourage any guests requiring special accommodations to arrive at 8 a.m. to allow for additional time and assistance, if required.

Permitted Items and Photography

  • Only clear bags will be allowed into the Berry Center. Please view the bag policy here.
  • No balloons or gifts will be permitted into the ceremony.
  • No loud noise makers or air horns are permitted in the facility.
  • Photography during the ceremony is permitted from a guest's seat only.
  • Photography after the ceremony will only be permitted outside of the facility.

**Graduation Notice and Disclaimer**
Please note that participation in the ceremony does not guarantee graduation from Lone Star College. Graduates must meet all requirements and competencies before degrees will be issued and must not have any outstanding financial obligations to Lone Star College System. It is the student's responsibility to ensure that all requirements are complete. Please check your MyLoneStar email for important updates about Commencement and your graduation status.

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