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Tickets for Programs

Tickets are required for many of the programs throughout the weekend for both degree candidates and their guests.

Several college/school/department programs require tickets for guests to ensure their safety due to increasing participation. Degree candidates should check with their representatives for details.

All degree candidates participating in the evening Commencement on May 17 are required to present a ticket when lining up for the Grand Procession. Tickets will be available beginning April 28 at the Frank Erwin Center and the Performing Arts Center box offices. Tickets are for degree candidates only and are free of charge. No tickets are required for guests. Tickets are not available by phone. They must be picked up in person by presenting a UT ID. Seating for guests is on a first-come, first-served basis.

Processional Tickets may be picked up at the following locations beginning Monday, April 28 at:

    The Performing Arts Center Box Office
   (23rd Street and Robert Dedman Drive)
   Open 12 p.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday
   Special hours Friday, May 16th from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
   Saturday, May 17th from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

   Frank Erwin Center Red River Box Office
   (1701 Red River)
   Open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday
   Special hours Saturday, May 17th from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.


Academic Dress, Invitations and Announcements

Academic regalia for degree candidates is traditional for college, school, and department ceremonies and the University-wide Commencement. Academic regalia, printed invitations and announcements for mailing to family and friends are available for purchase from the University Co-op at the following locations: new Co-op Annex at 2304 Guadalupe (512) 476-7211, Ext. 8210; 2902 Medical Arts (512) 472-6156; and 2237 East Riverside (512) 447-4376 or via the Web at Undergraduates should purchase regalia by May 2 to be assured of a stole in the color of their college or school. The deadline for renting Ph.D. regalia is April 17. Law students may wear the traditional sunflower attire.

University Housing

Degree candidates living in University residence halls may apply to stay on campus in a central location through Saturday, May 17. Instructions will be mailed to graduating seniors in mid-April.

College and School Contacts

For information on specific convocations and special events, please call colleges, schools and departments directly in advance. Offices will be closed on Saturday, May 17.

McCombs School of Business
    All Undergraduate Business Programs
    Master of Business Administration
    Master of Professional Accounting
    Professional Program in Accounting
Fine Arts
Graduate Studies (Master’s & Doctor’s Degrees)
Liberal Arts
   Mexican American Studies
   Plan II Honors Program
   All Other Liberal Arts Programs
School of Information
Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs
Natural Sciences (including Biological Sciences)
Social Work


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