The university is excited to celebrate the graduates at the university-wide Commencement ceremony on May 22 at 8 p.m. in the Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium.

The following ticket policy applies only to the university-wide ceremony. Please reach out to your college or school contact for questions regarding the graduate recognition moments.

No NEW registrants for the university-wide ceremony will be accepted after noon CST on Wednesday, May 19. 

Tickets are required for graduates and guests to attend the university-wide ceremony in person. 

A valid UT EID is required to access tickets. All tickets must be acquired by the graduate – this information cannot be forwarded to parents and friends. Tickets are free of charge. 

Graduates are responsible for reserving their own ticket and those for their guests. Follow the two processes below to reserve graduate and guest tickets. 

  • To reserve individual graduate ticket: Click Here
  • Select the Purchase button for your college or school.
    Those graduating from more than one college or school must choose one
    for the ticket assignment. The system will not allow you to select a ticket in
    more than one college/school.
  • Enter the ticket site using your UT EID in the "Enter Promotional Code" field.
  • Complete transaction as prompted to reserve your individual ticket. 
  • To reserve guest tickets: Click Here
  • Select Purchase button for "University of Texas Commencement-Guest Tickets" (the first option in the list) and proceed through the site following the process above. 
  • Enter the ticket site using your UT EID in the "Enter Promotional Code" field.
  • Complete transaction as prompted to reserve your guest ticket(s). 

All ticket selections will be emailed to the graduate. There is no in-person ticket distribution for the university-wide ceremony. 

Stadium Seating Map Here

Graduate Seating

Graduates will be seated within their college or school sections in the lower deck of DKR – TMS near or on the field.  Socially-distanced seats within the college or school sections will be assigned automatically to "best available" at time of selection. Individual seats can not be reserved together. 

Guest Seating

Guest tickets will be assigned to a specific section in the upper deck of the stadium but guests may sit anywhere within that section. They will not be assigned a specific seat but all are expected to practice social distancing from other groups of guests. Children under the age of two who will not occupy a seat do not require a ticket.

Graduates may transfer unused guest tickets to other graduates who need more. Please visit this page for details on the process.

ADA Accommodations

Graduates and guests requesting ADA seating or other accommodations should request a ticket through the above process and contact Texas Athletics Fan Services to modify their assigned seat or section if needed.