College of Education Spring 2016 Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony

Commencement 2014


May 20, 2016




Contact Info


Commencement Speaker: Jeffrey Johnson

Education Ceremony Information

This ceremony is only for undergraduate students ONLY earning a Bachelor's degree or completing a Post-Baccalaureate teacher certification program. Graduate students should contact the Graduate School for information about graduate student convocation.

The commencement ceremony being held for undergraduate students in the College of Education is scheduled for Friday, May 20, 2016, at 12:00 p.m. in Gregory Gym. Degree candidates should plan to arrive by 11:00 a.m. to allow adequate time for ceremony preparation. Tickets are not required for family or guests. The ceremony is expected to last around 1 1/2 hours.

University-Wide Commencement Information

The 133nd Spring University-Wide Commencement Ceremony is scheduled for Saturday, May 21, 2015, at 8:00 p.m. at The University of Texas at Austin Tower.

Education Commencement Speaker

We are pleased to announce that Jeffrey Johnson, a graduating Health Promotion major, will be our Spring 2016 commencement speaker. Prior to arriving on the 40 acres, Jeffrey served 20 years in the United States Marine Corps. During his time as an undergraduate he was a founding member and the Student Lead of the Military Veteran Advisory Council, as well as competed with and served as the Head Coach of the Texas Triathlon Team.


Parking for Commencement activities is free in designated areas and all parking garages on a first come, first served basis. Convenient parking for Gregory Gym will be located in the Brazos Parking Garage located at MLK and Brazos. Disabled parking and drop off area is available along Speedway (west of Gregory Gym). Additional parking information is available at the Parking and Transportation Web Site.


Academic Regalia

Degree candidates participating in the College of Education Commencement Ceremony will wear academic regalia. Academic regalia and invitations are available for purchase from the University Co-op. The tassel and stole color for the College of Education is light blue.

Special Assistance for Graduates & Guests

The Gregory Gym staff is prepared to make accommodations for all graduates and/or guests needing special assistance. Event staff will be available to assist persons needing special assistance. Special seating has been designated for guests in need of assistance.

Graduates needing special assistance should contact Heather Kear to make arrangements.

Additional Information

Information about the commencement ceremony will be e-mailed to students in April. For questions related to graduation within the College of Education, please send e-mails to Heather Kear or call (512) 232-8128.