Spring 2011 Convocation for Graduating Students
Academic regalia required: Caps and gowns can be obtained from the University Co-op. Complete information on purchase or rental of caps and gowns is available on the University Co-op website. On the left side of this webpage, click on Graduation.
PhD regalia: Purchase should be arranged by April 1. Rental of traditional regalia is approximately $45.00 (mortar board, gown, and hood) or $65.00 (tam, gown and hood) and should be arranged by April 15.
Masters regalia: Purchase is approximately $52.00 for the cap, gown, tassel and hood. Should be arranged by May 6.
BSN regalia: Purchase is approximately $46.00 for the cap, gown, stole and tassel. This should be arranged by May 13.
Invitations: Graduation announcements and invitations may be purchased at the Co-op as well as other locations. It takes about 3-5 business days after ordering to receive the invitations.
Guest Tickets: Tickets will not be needed for your guests and there is no limit on the number of guests you may invite to the ceremony.
Photography: A photographer will be at the ceremony to take individual pictures of each candidate backstage and as they are congratulated by Dean Stuifbergen. A card will be given to you to fill out for the announcement of your name. The photography company will also use the card to mail your photo and you will be given the opportunity at that time to make a purchase if you choose.
Parking: Parking is available in UT parking lots and UT parking garages. For more information see the UT campus parking maps. Additional parking may be found in State of Texas employee parking lots and garages near the Erwin Center. Print a map of campus Visitor Parking areas.
University Commencement Ceremony: The University of Texas at Austin’s evening Commencement Ceremony is Saturday, May 21, 2011, 8:00 p.m., Main Mall. More details can be found at The University of Texas at Austin Commencement 2011 Website.
If you have any questions, please contact Student Affairs Office. We look forward to seeing all of you on Friday, May 20, 2011.