Commencement

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May 20, 2022 - Frank Erwin Center

Graduation Information


We're excited to be together again, in person and as a community, celebrating your accomplishments with friends and families, faculty and staff at the Frank Erwin Center. This will be the final weekend of the Erwin Center's long tradition of hosting UT graduations—which makes this occasion even more special. This year, the College of Education commencement ceremony will include all eligible doctoral, master’s and undergraduate students.

Commencement Information

College of Education Spring Ceremony
Friday, May 20, 2022
Frank Erwin Center
2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Watch the Ceremony Online

Important Information for Students


  • Commencement ceremony check-in is required for all eligible, approved graduating students. 
  • Students participating in the ceremony must arrive for check-in between 12:45 p.m. and 1:15 p.m. on the day of the ceremony. Families, friends and guests do not need to check in. 
  • Check-in stations will be located in the Lone Star Room, accessible through the Red River entrance at the Frank Erwin Center.
  • The Frank Erwin Center has a clear bag policy, so purses and backpacks, unless clear are not allowed.
  • Students should come with their caps and robes on, or in hand, they will not be provided at check-in
  • The ceremony will begin at 2 p.m. and all students will be directed from the Lone Star Room to the main floor by an usher. Families, friends and guests should be seated by this time.
  • The ceremony will recorded and shared on the College of Education YouTube channel next business day.

Important Information for Families


  • Doors for guests will open at 1:30 p.m. and the ceremony will begin promptly at 2:00 p.m. Please do not be late. For those who cannot attend in person, the ceremony will recorded and shared on the College of Education YouTube channel next business day.
  • Tickets are not required, and there is no guest limit.
  • Seating is first-come, first-served. Accessibility entry is available through the Red River entrance, and wheelchairs are offered for transport from the entry to the designated seating area, upon request.
  • Spanish-language translation kits will be available to check out free of charge on the day of the event. 
  • ASL interpreters will be on stage for the duration of the ceremony.
  • Please note that the Frank Erwin Center has the same clear bag policy that is in effect for all guests at the Erwin Center.

Additional Details about Commencement

For undergraduate students

For graduate students

To purchase regalia, visit the University Co-op.

Please contact coecommunications@austin.utexas.edu if you have questions about this year's ceremony.

University-wide Commencement Ceremony

The University of Texas at Austin will hold a university-wide ceremony for all graduating students beginning at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 21, 2022 at the Darrell K Royal Memorial Stadium. This year's UT guest speaker is College of Education alumnus, Emmanuel Acho!

The university-wide ceremony requires tickets for graduates and guests. Guest tickets will be free and there is no limit to the number of guests a graduate may invite. They will be available online in mid-May.

Graduates will also need a graduate ticket to gain access to the marshaling area, as is customary. These tickets are also free and will be available in mid-May online. For more information, please visit the university's commencement webpage.