Graduation and Convocation

shadow

Master's Convocation begins streaming at 9 a.m. CST

 

Convocation Ceremony

The Graduate School Convocation ceremony will be held on Saturday, May 17, 2014 at Bass Concert Hall. The master's ceremony will begin at 9 a.m. and the doctoral ceremony will begin at noon.

Some colleges host their own ceremonies in addition to the Graduate School Convocation ceremony. Also, the university-wide commencement ceremony will be held the evening of May 17, 2014 on the South Mall of the Main Building. Further information on college, school, and department convocation ceremonies can be found on the University's Commencement 2014 Web site.

Tickets

All guests must have a ticket to enter Bass Concert Hall because seating is limited. Students do NOT need tickets for convocation.

Day of Ceremony

Student Check-InParkingParents & GuestsAssessibilityPhotographsLength of CeremonyStreaming

Student Check-In
Master's Ceremony
check-in will begin promptly at 7:00 a.m. in the lobby of McCullough Theatre, which is located on the northeast side of Bass Concert Hall. Please plan to arrive early. Do not enter Bass Concert Hall with your family and friends. Instead, students go directly to McCullough for student check-in.

Doctoral Ceremony check-in will begin promptly at 10:00 a.m. in the lobby of McCullough Theatre, which is located on the northeast side of Bass Concert Hall. Please plan to arrive early. Do not enter Bass Concert Hall with your family and friends. Instead, students go directly to McCullough for student check-in.
Back to top ↑

Parking
Free parking is available in all of the university's multi-level parking garages and surface lots.

Parents & Guests
Master's Ceremony attendees may enter Bass Concert Hall through the main entrance on 23rd Street, facing Royal Memorial Stadium. The doors will be open for guests at 8:15 a.m. Attendees must have a ticket and present it to the usher.

Doctoral Ceremony attendees may enter Bass Concert Hall through the main entrance on 23rd Street, facing Royal Memorial Stadium. The doors will be open for guests at 11:15 a.m. Attendees must have a ticket and present it to the usher.
Back to top ↑

If you require wheelchair accessibility or have other special seating concerns, please see the Bass Concert Hall's accessibility Web site.

Photographs will be taken professionally during the ceremony. The photographer will contact you via email with proofs and order forms after the ceremony.

The ceremony lasts approximately two hours.

Live video streaming of the convocation ceremonies will be available via our YouTube Channel, beginning at 9:00 a.m. on the day of the ceremony. Archived versions of the event will be available soon after the streaming event concludes.
Back to top ↑


Tickets

While Students do NOT need tickets for convocation, all guests must have a ticket to enter Bass Concert Hall.


Contact

Questions about participating in convocation may be directed to Danielle Thoma.

More About Convocation

Texas Exes Great Texas Exit

Degrees Conferred

The Office of the Registrar is responsible for official verification of degrees awarded. Please visit the registrar's verification information.

Your diploma is mailed about six weeks after graduation by the Office of the Registrar. It bears your name, graduation date and degree and the university’s seal and signatures. Make sure your address information in UT Direct is up to date.

 

Purchase gifts at the Co-op

Looking for a gift for your recent graduate?
Purchase great items at the UT Co-op.

 

share and connect
twitter link facebook link gradnews blog link

INFORMATION FOR

vertical line

INFORMATION ABOUT