Tickets for Programs
Tickets are required for many of the programs throughout the weekend for degree candidates and their guests.
College, School and Department Convocations
Several college/school/department programs require tickets for guests to ensure their safety due to increasing participation. Degree candidates will receive information in official communications from their respective college/school/department if tickets are required for individual ceremonies.
All degree candidates participating in the evening
Commencement on May 22 are required to present a ticket when lining up
for the Grand Procession. Tickets will be available beginning Monday, May 10 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 serve basis.
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: Graduation Store in the Co-op Outlet at 2304 Guadalupe (512) 476-7211, Ext. 8210; 2902 Medical Arts (512) 472-6156; and 2237 East Riverside (512) 447-4376 or at http://www.universitycoop.com
To ensure delivery of your Invitations and Announcements by commencement, they will need to be purchased by May 3rd and mailed by May 7th.Deadlines for Ordering Regalia:
Services for Degree Candidates with Disabilities
Special services are available to accommodate 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 contact their college or school representative so the proper arrangements can be made prior to arrival at Commencement programs. Services for students with disabilities are available through the Dean of Student's office. Please call Monday through Friday between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. at (512) 471-6259 or by TDD at (512) 471-4641 prior to 5:00 p.m. On Saturday, May 22, information is available by calling the University Police Department at (512) 471-4441 or by TDD (512) 471-4777. While every effort will be made, the University may be unable to fulfill last-minute requests.
Degree candidates living in University residence halls may apply to stay on campus in a central location through Saturday, May 22. Instructions will be mailed to graduating seniors in mid April.
For information on individual convocations and special events, please contact colleges, schools and department representatives directly in advance. Please note that University offices will be closed on Saturday, May 22.
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