2013 Fall Commencement Information
All fall undergraduate degree candidates must meet their degree requirements and apply to graduate by November 5, 2013.
Participation in the College of Liberal Arts commencement ceremony does not constitute graduation from The University of Texas at Austin.
Students can apply to graduate starting September 16, 2013.
To apply to graduate, go to the Graduation Section
of our website for the Application
process . Some students may need to apply to graduate in person in GEB 2.306. Complete Liberal Arts commencement information will be emailed to each student.
Liberal Arts Fall Commencement Ceremony Information
All Liberal Arts undergraduate degree candidates are invited to participate in the Liberal Arts commencement ceremony.
The Liberal Arts fall commencement ceremony will be held at the Frank Erwin Center, 1701 Red River Street, on Saturday, December 7, 2013, at 3 p.m.
Tickets are not required for the ceremony. Guest seating will open at 2 p.m. Commencement lasts approximately two hours. Regalia
Academic regalia (cap and gown) are required for all ceremonies, and may be purchased from the University Co-op.
Cap tassels and stoles for the College of Liberal Arts are white. The deadline to order regalia is November 29, 2013. Arrival
Enter the Erwin Center through the Red River Street entrance. Please arrive at the Lone Star Room in the Erwin Center at 2 p.m. to check in with a Liberal Arts staff member and obtain a name card (which will be read as you cross the stage). During the Ceremony
Do not bring any valuables that you cannot carry with you at all times, as you will not be able to leave anything in the preparation room. A professional photographer will take your picture as you cross the stage. Information on ordering photographs will be included in the commencement program.
Air horns are not allowed in the Erwin Center. Ushers will check for air horns and if found, they will be confiscated. Parking and Directions
Information regarding parking and directions can be found on the Frank Erwin Center’s website. Live Webcast
The College of Liberal Arts will be broadcasting its commencement ceremony live over the Internet on Saturday, December 7, at 3 p.m. CST.
The Liberal Arts Commencement ceremony can also be viewed here.
Viewing of this broadcast requires RealPlayer.
Services For Students And Guests With Disabilities
Special services are available to accommodate the needs of degree candidates with disabilities who will be participating in commencement activities. Degree candidates who require accommodations due to a disability are asked to email Carmen Hoffman
or call at 512-232-5749 at least five days before the ceremony. Guests
Guests with mobility issues should enter the Frank Erwin Center through Red River Street entrance. Ushers will be at these doors to help them to the elevator and seating. One person can enter the Red River Street entrance with the guest with mobility issues. Cell phones will work in the Erwin Center, so the person parking the car will be able to contact their family/friends in the Erwin Center. Guests with hearing impairments should email Carmen Hoffman
or call at 512-232-5749 at least five days before the ceremony.
If you have questions regarding commencement, please email Carmen Hoffman
or call at 512-232-5749.