The Economics Department

Department of Economics Commencement Ceremony Spring 2010

Sat, May 22, 2010 | Gregory Gym

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Date:             Saturday, May 22, 2010

Time:            9:00 a.m.

Location:      Gregory Gym

Commencement speaker:  Lewis Mandell

Doctor of Philosophy in Economics, Class of 1970,

Senior Fellow, Aspen Institute and Kermit O. Hanson Visiting Professor of Finance and Managerial Economics, University of Washington       

 Ceremony Information:

  • Arrive at the Gregory Gym at 8 a.m. on Saturday, May 22, 2010 to be checked in for line-up
  • Use the regular Gregory entrance on the ground floor of Speedway
  • You will be individually recognized as you walk across the stage
  • A professional photographer will take your pictures
  • DO NOT bring valuable personal belongings, purses, backpacks to the ceremony
  • DO NOT turn on Cell Telephones during the procession and ceremony

Master & Doctoral graduates are welcome to attend Department’s own ceremony, please register with Vivian Goldman Leffler

 Family and Guests:

  • No ticket is required
  • Guest will be admitted for seating at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 22.


The closest garage is the Brazos Garage (BRG), 210 E. MLK Blvd., on the northeast corner of Brazos Street and MLK Blvd. behind Jester Circle.

Parking garages and most surface lots, with exception of spaces marked “At All Times”, are available and FREE   


Mobility Impaired Guests:

About 20 designated spaces along Speedway and on 21st Street for vehicle with a disabled permit, first come, first served

  • There is a drop off loop in front of Gregory Gym on Speedway main entrance.  However it is only for those with a mobility issue and need special assistance
  • Accessible seats inside Gregory are available.  Staff will assist mobility impaired guest for seating
  • No wheelchairs or strollers available on that day to lend, so if a guest needs one please bring it with you

University-wide Evening Commencement Ceremony Information:

127th Spring University-wide Commencement

Saturday, May 22, 2010

8:00 p.m.

at the Tower (Frank Erwin Center in the event of rain)

  • Graduating students are required to wear Academic Regalia
  • Graduating students need tickets for the Grand Procession
  • Free procession tickets are available at the Frank Erwin Center Red River Box Office and Performing Arts Center Box Office with UT student ID.  Graduate seating cannot be guaranteed without a Procession Ticket, please secure your ticket in advance
  • Guests do not need ticket
  • Graduating students will not be individually recognized at this ceremony

2010 Spring Commencement Schedule

Please contact   Prudence Ching   (512) 475-8507 if you have questions.



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