Celebrate Achievement


We invite you to join us for this energizing celebration as we come together to honor this year’s graduates and celebrate their future endeavors to pave the way, make their mark and improve our world.

Our event features President Fred Whitt’s address, the conferral of degrees and messages from commencement speakers.

We look forward to celebrating your accomplishments and this significant milestone with the LR community and your families and friends.

For those unable to join us in person on the Hickory campus, a commencement live stream replay is available below.

Commencement Live Stream (Hickory)
YouTube Live Stream

Commencement Handbook

The Commencement Handbook was developed for you, your family and guests in mind. You will find a wealth of information about the commencement ceremonies scheduled at all three LR campuses.

You are encouraged to carefully read through the information in the handbook, which provides details you will need leading up to your commencement, including location, times and where you will need to assemble for each ceremony.

View 2024 Commencement Handbook


If you have any questions about your order, contact Dondi Joyner, campus bookstore manager, at dondi.joyner@lr.edu or 828.328.7359.

Order Regalia

Walk of Honor

Order a personalized brick to be included in the Walk of Honor.

  • Graduating seniors have the opportunity to name a brick at a discounted rate of $150 if ordered before July 15 of their graduating academic year.
  • Bricks ordered prior to July 15 will be installed by Homecoming of that year.
  • Purchase bricks by check or credit card using the linked form below.
  • Each brick can include the wording "In Memory of, In Honor of, or Given by..." before the inscription if specified on the order form.
  • LRU reserves the right of final approval for each brick's wording.

If you are ordering more than one brick, you will need to complete this form for each brick.​

Walk of Honor Order Form