Southern University Commencement

These resources are provided to help prepare degree candidates and their guests for the commencement ceremony, which is under the direction of the Office of Academic Affairs and the SUBR Commencement Committee.



  • Due to COVID-19, this in-person ceremony is open only to graduates and up to five ticketed guests each, and other participants.
  • All participants and guests must wear face coverings/masks for the duration of the ceremony and while on campus. 
  • All participants and guests are subject to temperature checks before entering the stadium.
  • No outside congregation will be allowed after the commencement ceremony.


For more information on the day of Commencement, please follow Southern University on Twitter (@southernu_br) and Facebook. The ceremony will be streamed live at




Contact Information for Graduates:

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