Spring 2010 Convocation for Graduating Students
Academic regalia required: Caps and gowns can be obtained from the University Co-op. The Graduation Department will open March 3, 2010. Complete information on purchase or rental of caps and gowns will be available on the University Co-op website by March 3. On the left side of this webpage, click on Graduation.
PhD regalia: Purchase should be arranged by April 2. Rental of traditional regalia is approximately $45.00 (mortar board, gown, and hood) or $65.00 (tam, gown and hood) and should be arranged by April 16.
Masters regalia: Purchase is approximately $52.00 for the cap, gown, tassel and hood. Should be arranged by May 7
BSN regalia: Purchase is approximately $46.00 for the cap, gown, stole and tassel. This should be arranged by May 14.
Invitations: Graduation announcements and invitations may be purchased at the Co-op as well as other locations. It takes about 3-5 business days after ordering to receive the invitations.
Guest Tickets: Tickets will not be needed for your guests and there is no limit on the number of guests you may invite to the ceremony.
Photography: A photographer will be at the ceremony to take individual pictures of each candidate backstage and as they are congratulated by Dean Stuifbergen. A card will be given to you to fill out for the announcement of your name. The photography company will also use the card to mail your photo and you will be given the opportunity at that time to make a purchase if you choose.
University Commencement Ceremony: The University of Texas at Austin’s evening Commencement Ceremony is Saturday, May 22, 2010, 8:00 p.m., Main Mall. More detail will follow.
If you have any questions, please contact the Student Services Office. We look forward to seeing all of you on Friday, May 21, 2010.