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125th Spring Commencement

Live Web Broadcast

The university-wide Commencement ceremony was broadcast live via the Web starting at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 17, 2008. The program schedule follows:

6:30 p.m. UT Steel Pan Performance

7 p.m. Carillon Prelude

7:20 p.m. Commencement Concert
The University of Texas at Austin Chamber Singers
The University of Texas at Austin Concert Chorale
The University of Texas at Austin Wind Ensemble

8 p.m. Grand Procession of Degree Candidates

Commencement Ceremony
William Powers Jr., President

Commencement Address
Jody Conradt

Presentation of Degree Candidates
Deans of Colleges and Schools

Conferring of Degrees
Illumination of the Tower in orange honoring degree candidates

Grand Finale
"The Eyes of Texas"
Fireworks Celebration

Campus Cable channels
25, 32, 33 and 45

The RealVideo stream is available at:


XM logo

The university-wide Commencement ceremony, including Jody Conradt's commencement address, will also be broadcast by tape delay on XM Radio's Channel 241, the Big 12 channel, immediately following the conclusion of the Texas -vs- Texas A&M baseball game.  The game is scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m., central standard time.