Information
Invitations and announcements
Printed invitations and announcements for mailing to family and friends may be ordered from the University Co-op, Josten's, and Balfour's in Bevo's Bookstore at Dobie Mall. The degree candidate may order a personal name card to include in the mailing; please allow extra time for printing.

Academic dress
Academic regalia for degree candidates is traditional for the evening Commencement on May 17 and for school and college ceremonies on May 17 and 18. Each graduating student should check with the particular college or school for instructions. Law students may wear the traditional Sunflower Ceremony attire to the evening Commencement ceremony. Academic dress may be ordered from University-area businesses noted above.

University housing
Degree candidates living in University housing may request to stay through the night of Saturday, May 17. Residence halls will close on Sunday, May 18, at 9 a.m.

Area accommodations
Guests requesting information on hotel and motel availability should contact the Austin Convention and Visitors Bureau at 512-478-0098 or 1-800-888-8AUS.

Services for students and visitors with disabilities
People with disabilities are asked to contact Services for Students with Disabilities (SSD) in the Office of the Dean of Students (telephone 512-471-6259, TDD 512-471-4641) before their arrival for Commencement weekend activities. Members of that office will be pleased to provide accessibility maps, information on seating at the University-wide 114th Spring Commencement, and other services. Please contact the colleges and schools directly for information on seating for their convocations and special events.

Request for photographs
For possible Commencement publication or projection, please submit a nonreturnable photograph of your degree candidate as a baby or young child to: Graduate '97 Photos, P.O. Box S, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin TX 78713-8919. Please identify the student by name and college or school on the back. Submission constitutes permission for UT to use the photo in Commencement activities; photos will not be returned.

General information
For more information on Commencement 1997 activities, please telephone the University's Visitor Center at 512-471-6498. A complete program with maps, schedules, and details about parking, transportation, information booths, and food and beverage services will be mailed in April.

For information on specific convocations and special events, please call colleges and schools directly.

College/School · Representative · Phone (512)

Architecture · Ms. Nelda Lillie · 471-0109

Business · Student Records Division · 471-0690

Communication · Ms. Phyllis Akmal · 475-6375

Education · Ms. Katrina Cadrin · 471-3486

Engineering · Ms. Leea Mechling · 471-1166

Fine Arts · Student Division · 471-5011

Graduate School · Ms. Jean Griffith · 471-7151

Law · Ms. Susana Alemán · 471-0325

Liberal Arts · Ms. Fran Chapman · 471-4141

Library and Information Science · Ms. Melba Claymon · 471-3821

Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs · Ms. Sherry Williams · 471-8288

Natural Sciences · Ms. Janice Anderson · 471-3285

Nursing · Dr. Marlene Weitzel · 471-7311, ext. 204

Pharmacy · Ms. Cheryl Moczygemba · 471-3718

Social Work · Ms. Julie Cunniff · 471-1937


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