The Department of Government
The Department of Government

Department of Government Commencement Ceremony 2009

Thu, May 14, 2009

The 2009 Department of Government Commencement Ceremony will be held on Friday, May 22. Graduates need to arrive by 8:00 AM in the Gregory Gym Annex, where you will check in, receive your name card, and prepare to process into the gym for the ceremony. Please bring your cap, gown, and tassels. Also include any cords, sashes, or other regalia you may have.

The official ceremony starts at 9:00 AM and the doors will be opened to the public for seating at 8:30 AM. Tickets are not required for admission.

Guests with special needs or situations may go to the Gregory Gym Annex before 8:30 AM. The gym has an elevator that can be used by those family members who cannot easily climb stairs. Also, there will be spaces on the gym floor for wheel chairs, if needed. If you or anyone in your family needs any additional assistance or accommodations, please contact Nathan Vickers, by phone at 512.232.7283, or email at as soon as possible so that arrangements can be made.

There will be parking available for those who need handicapped parking, as well as a drop-off point in front of the gym. The parking spaces are on a first come, first served basis. Visitor Parking is available at Brazos Garage (BRG), San Jacinto Garage (SJG), Manor Garage (MAG), or San Antonio Garage (SAG). Please see UT Maps for their locations on campus.

Congratulations to the Graduating Class of 2009!

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