We look forward to celebrating our graduates on Saturday, May 25.
The online RSVP closed on Monday, April 22.
A ticket is required for each guest to enter Hogg Memorial Auditorium.
We will distribute six free tickets to each student participating in the ceremony. Ticket pick-up will be available May 7 - 23 at the Office of the Dean reception desk. Each student must bring their ID to pick up their tickets.
If you do not need all of your tickets, you may share them with other students or return them to the reception desk. If you need more tickets, feel free ask your fellow students. Unclaimed tickets will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis at Hogg Memorial Auditorium Will Call beginning at 1:00 p.m. on the day of the ceremony.
Regalia is required to participate and may be purchased from the University Co-op. The graduation department opens in February. The color for the School of Architecture is lilac.
All students must check in no later than 1:00 p.m. in the Goldsmith Hall Lobby. Please do not be late, as the procession begins promptly at 2:00 p.m.
Please do not bring any personal items with you to Goldsmith Hall. There is no secure area to store them.
Please contact Jasmin Blas-Mendieta if a student or guest requires special accommodations. While every effort will be made to accommodate, Hogg Memorial Auditorium may be unable to meet last-minute requests.
Flash Photography will take professional individual photographs during the ceremony. Flash will email proofs and order forms to the email address provided in the registration survey.
A reception honoring graduates and their guests will immediately follow the ceremony. The reception will conclude by 5:15 p.m.
Please join Dean Michelle Addington at the 136th Spring University-wide Commencement for the ceremony and fireworks celebration.
Free parking will be available in all university parking garages and on most surface lots. The closest university parking garage is the San Antonio Garage.
The following safety procedures are in place for all Commencement venues to ensure a safe and enjoyable visit:
- Backpacks, tote bags or any bag larger than 12 inches in any dimension will not be allowed into any of the Commencement venues.
- All bags are subject to search by security personnel, including purses, camera cases and diaper bags.
THE GREAT TEXAS EXIT
Graduates and their guests are invited to take part in The Great Texas Exit at the Etter-Harbin Alumni Center.
The Office of the Registrar mails diplomas to the student's permanent address approximately six weeks after degrees are certified.
Contact the School of Architecture's reception desk at (512) 471-1922.