The Economics Department

Department of Economics Commencement Ceremony Spring 2011

Sat, May 21, 2011 | Gregory Gym

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Date:            Saturday, May 21, 2011

Time:            9:00 a.m.

Location:      Gregory Gym

Commencement speaker:  Salam K. Fayyad 

Doctor of Philosophy, Economics, Class of 1986

Prime Minister of the Palestinian National Authority

College of Liberal Arts 2011 Spring Commencement Information


Attending Department of Economics Commencement Ceremony Information:

  • Graduating students are required to wear Academic Regalia
  • Order your regalia at the University Co-Op.  The tassel and stole color is white
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Arrive at the Gregory Gym at 8 a.m. on Saturday, May 21, 2011 to be checked in for line-up
  • Use the regular Gregory entrance on the ground floor of Speedway
  • You will be individually recognized as you walk across the stage
  • A professional photographer will take your pictures
  • DO NOT bring valuable personal belongings, purses, backpacks to the ceremony
  • DO NOT turn on Cell Telephones during the procession and ceremony

Master & Doctoral graduates are welcome to attend Department’s own ceremony, please register with

Vivian Goldman Leffler 

Family and Guests:

  • No ticket is required
  • Guest will be admitted for seating at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 21.


The closest garage is the Brazos Garage (BRG), 210 E. MLK Blvd., on the northeast corner of Brazos Street and MLK Blvd. behind Jester Circle.

Parking garages and most surface lots, with exception of spaces marked “At All Times”, are available and FREE   


Mobility Impaired Guests:

About 20 designated spaces along Speedway and on 21st Street for vehicle with a disabled permit, first come, first served

  • There is a drop off loop in front of Gregory Gym on Speedway main entrance.  However it is only for those with a mobility issue and need special assistance
  • Accessible seats inside Gregory are available.  Staff will assist mobility impaired guest for seating
  • No wheelchairs or strollers available on that day to lend, so if a guest needs one please bring it with you

University-wide Evening Commencement Ceremony Information:

128 th Spring University-wide Commencement

Saturday, May 21, 2011

8:00 p.m.

at the Tower

  • Graduating students are required to wear Academic Regalia
  • Graduating students are required to present a ticket for the Grand Procession
  • Free procession tickets are available at the Frank Erwin Center Red River Box Office and Texas Performing Arts Center Box Office with UT student ID.  Graduate seating cannot be guaranteed without a Procession Ticket, please secure your ticket in advance
  • Guests do not need ticket
  • Graduating students will not be individually recognized at this ceremony

Inclement Weather

2011 Spring Commencement Schedule


College of Liberal Arts 2011 Spring Commencement Information


Please contact   Prudence Ching   (512) 475-8507 if you have questions.



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