2024 Commencement Ceremony

Saturday May 11, 2024 , 2 to 4 p.m.
We look forward to celebrating our graduates on Saturday, May 11.
Students celebrating at commencement as they throw their caps into the air simultaneously.

The Hogg Memorial Auditorium is located at 2300 Whitis Avenue, Austin, Texas 78705. The ceremony will also be live-streamed on the Texas Architecture YouTube channel.

Seating is limited. All guests must have a ticket to enter the Hogg Memorial Auditorium. Ticket pick-up will be available at the Office of the Dean reception desk in late April/early May. If your party is larger than your allocated number of tickets, there will be an overflow room in the Texas Union Santa Rita Room with a livestream of the ceremony.

Regalia is required to participate and may be purchased from the University Co-op. The color for the School of Architecture is lilac. Check their website to have the latest information about deadlines.

The Hogg Auditorium is ADA-accessible. If you require special accommodations, email soa-reception@austin.utexas.edu

Please refer to the University Commencement webpage for safety protocols put in place to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience. This includes a clear bag policy, which is in place for all commencement events.

A reception honoring graduates and their guests will immediately follow the ceremony in the Texas Union Shirley Bird Ballroom. 

Please join Dean Heather Woofter at the University-wide Commencement  held on Saturday, May 11. Graduates and guests attending the ceremony in DKR-Texas Memorial Stadium will require a ticket.

Please note that a clear bag policy will be in effect at DKR-TMS for all graduates and guests attending.  

Free parking will be available in all university parking garages and on most surface lots. 

Check back here for more details as commencement nears. You can also contact the School of Architecture's reception desk at (512) 471-1922.