Commencement Spring 2017

Ceremony One

Saturday, May 13, 2017
Ceremony 10 a.m.

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Commencement Speaker

The Honorable José Menéndez
Texas State Senate, District 26


  • College of Liberal and Fine Arts
  • College of Public Policy
  • University College

Ceremony Two

Saturday, May 13, 2017
Ceremony 4 p.m.

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Commencement Speaker
Will Hurd

The Honorable Will Hurd 
United States House of Representatives, 23rd District of Texas


  • College of Architecture, Construction and Planning
  • College of Business
  • College of Engineering

Ceremony Three

Sunday, May 14, 2017
Ceremony 2 p.m.

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Commencement Speaker
Dr. Juliet Garcia

Dr. Juliet Garcia 
Senior Advisor to the Chancellor for Community, National and Global Engagement, University of Texas System

  • College of Education and Human Development
  • College of Sciences

Planning on graduating in Fall 2017?

Step 1: Apply for Graduation

All students must apply for graduation. It is recommended that undergraduates apply for graduation after completing 90 semester credit hours; graduate students after completing 24 semester credit hours. Learn more about graduation application deadlines and how to apply here.

Step 2: Get your cap, gown and more...

At Grad Fest, you will have the opportunity to purchase commencement regalia, order class rings, diploma frames, explore graduate school opportunities, learn about successful Stafford loan repayment and discuss career outcomes.

Learn about graduation checklists, processes and deadlines by visiting the Office of the Registrar's website.

Spring 2017 Student Spotlights

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