The University of Louisiana at Lafayette will hold its fall 2015 commencement ceremonies on Friday, Dec. 18, at the Cajundome and Convention Center.

The general assembly with all graduates and faculty members is scheduled for 11 a.m. at the Cajundome.

Alumnus Jake Delhomme, a former NFL quarterback who led the Carolina Panthers to the Super Bowl in 2004, is the commencement speaker.

Master’s and bachelor’s degrees will be conferred at ceremonies for each academic college. A schedule and locations are below:


8 a.m. : College of Education

1:30 p.m.: B.I. Moody III College of Business Administration

4 p.m.: College of Liberal Arts

Convention Center — Festival Ballroom (second floor)

8 a.m.: College of the Arts

1:30 p.m.: Ray P. Authement College of Sciences

Convention Center — Exhibit Hall B (first floor)

8 a.m.: College of Nursing and Allied Health Professions

1:30 p.m.: University College

4 p.m.: College of Engineering

Parking for the general public will be available at Cajun Field. Visitors are encouraged to enter through Gate 4 on West Congress Street.

Security measures will be in place at the Cajundome and Convention Center. University police officers will examine the contents of purses, bags and packages of attendees. Extremely large bags or oversized packages won’t be permitted inside the commencement venues.

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