The Economics Department

Dept. of Economics Commencement

Sat, May 25, 2019 | 9:00 - 11:00 am • Gregory Gym • Speaker Amy Villarreal

Dept. of Economics Commencement

Department of Economics Commencement

Saturday, May 25, 2019 | 9:00-11:00am  | Gregory Gym | Speaker Amy Villarreal


Section Overview: Students | Family & Guests | University-wide Commencement

Students

Regalia

Graduating students are required to wear Academic Regalia

  • Undergraduates: Please order your regalia at the University Co-Op. The tassel and stole color is white.
  • Masters: Regalia is available for loan. Please contact Kristen Hotopp for additional information.
  • Doctorates: Please order your regalia at the University Co-Op.

Regalia FAQs

Ceremony

  • Please arrive at Gregory Gym at 8am using the entrance on the ground floor of Speedway to check in for line-up.
  • Undergraduate students will earn Bachelor of Arts degrees.
  • Students will be individually recognized as they walk across the stage.
  • All Liberal Arts majors are read for each student.
  • A professional photographer will take pictures of students as they cross the stage.
  • Do not bring valuable personal belongings, such as purses and backpacks, to the ceremony.
  • Please mute phones during the procession and ceremony.

Family and Guests

Gregory Gym doors will open at 8:30am for family, friends, and guests. No ticket is required.  

Live Stream: The ceremony will also stream live online, starting at approximately 8:45am on May 25.

Parking

Parking garages and most surface lots are free.  However, please do not park in spaces that require a parking permit "At All Times."

A nearby garage is the San Jacinto Garage, 2401 San Jacinto Blvd.  (After the ceremony ends, getting out of Brazos Garage can be incredibly difficult.  There will be a lot of traffic on MLK Blvd.)

Visitor parking information

Mobility Impaired Guests

Accessible seats are available inside Gregory.  Staff will assist mobility-impaired guests with seating. 

Please note: 21st street will be one-way heading east.  Near Gregory Gym, there will be a drop-off location at the intersection of Speedway and 21st St. 

Reception

A reception will take place immediately following the ceremony at the Glickman Conference Center (College of Liberal Arts Building, CLA 1.302; aka Patton Hall, RLP 1.302).  You and your guests are invited to attend.



University-wide Commencement

Saturday, May 25, 2019 | 8pm | UT Tower | Speaker tba

After individual recognition in college and school convocations, degree candidates from all disciplines come together at the Tower for the university-wide commencement ceremony.

Event Details

Graduating students are required to present a ticket for the Grand Procession. Free procession tickets are available at the Frank Erwin Center Red River Box Office and Texas Performing Arts Center Box Office with UT student ID.  Graduate seating cannot be guaranteed without a Procession Ticket. Please secure your ticket in advance.

Please note: Guests do not need tickets.

Reminders
  • Graduating students are required to wear Academic Regalia.
  • Graduating students will not be individually recognized at this ceremony.

Please contact Katie Foster at 512-475-8507 if you have any questions. 

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