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,
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 http://www.coop-bookstore.com/graduation. 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.
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.
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.
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