2022 Commencement Schedule

The college, school and departmental schedule for Commencement 2022 is listed below.  This schedule details whether the respective college, school or department will be holding a convocation or a graduate recognition moment. Please note that some events may require a ticket or have attendee capacities for the venue. For these and other details, please visit the webpage specific to the event in question, or reach out to the appropriate college or school contact.

Additional Commencement celebrations can be found here.

*Indicates Masters and Doctoral candidates will be recognized at the Graduate School Ceremony

NOTE: The University of Texas at Austin offers a complimentary text system for Commencement 2022 updates. The system will provide guests with text messages regarding parking, traffic, and information about Commencement events that may be delayed or cancelled due to weather or an unexpected circumstance. Simply text UTGRAD22 to 888-777. You will receive a confirmation text verifying your enrollment. Please note, all numbers will be purged following Spring Commencement 2022 or by replying STOP to the text message.

College, School and Departmental Convocation and Graduate Recognition Moment Schedule

School of Architecture

Convocation
Saturday, May 21
Lyndon B. Johnson Library: Lady Bird Johnson Auditorium
2:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Parking in Close Proximity: Lots 37, 38 and 39 (east of Sid Richardson Hall)
Contact: Maria Carlsen, soa-dean@austin.utexas.edu

McCombs School of Business

Undergraduate Degree
Convocation

Friday, May 20
Frank Erwin Center
8 - 11 a.m.
Parking in Close Proximity: Trinity Garage and Health Center Garage
Contact: Erica Garza, commencement@mccombs.utexas.edu

Master of Science Programs in Business Analytics, Finance, Information Technology and Management, Marketing Programs
Convocation

Friday, May 20
Gregory Gymnasium
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Parking in Close Proximity: Brazos Garage
Contact: Allison Wilden, allison.wilden@mccombs.utexas.edu

Master of Business Administration (MBA) Programs
Convocation

Friday, May 20
Gregory Gymnasium
3 p.m.
Parking in Close Proximity: Brazos Garage
Contact: Ashley Jones, MBAConvocation@mccombs.utexas.edu

Master of Professional Accounting (MPA) Program
Convocation

Saturday, May 21
Gregory Gymnasium
12:30 - 2 p.m.
Parking in Close Proximity: Brazos Garage
Contact: MPAEvents@mccombs.utexas.edu

Master of Science in Technology Commercialization (MSTC) Program
Convocation

Saturday, May 21
Robert Rowling Hall: Zlotnik Ballroom
3:30 - 5 p.m.
Parking in Close Proximity: Rowling Hall Garage
Contact: Marcus Coleman, marcus.coleman@mccombs.utexas.edu

Doctoral Degree*
Convocation

Saturday, May 21
See Graduate School Listing Below

Moody College of Communication

Graduation Ceremony
Friday, May 20
Etter-Harbin Alumni Center
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Parking in Close Proximity: San Jacinto Garage, Brazos Garage
Contact: Christian Fredericks, moodycollegegraduation@austin.utexas.edu

College of Education

Convocation
Friday, May 20
Frank Erwin Center
2 - 5 p.m.
Parking in Close Proximity: Trinity Garage and Health Center Garage
Contact: Amanda Karr, coecommunications@austin.utexas.edu

Cockrell School of Engineering

Graduate Degree
Graduate Recognition Moments 

Thursday, May 19
Engineering Education and Research Center: Atrium
9 a.m. - Noon
Parking in Close Proximity: Speedway GarageSan Jacinto Garage
Contact: Pam Vrabel, studentservices@engr.utexas.edu

Undergraduate Degree
Graduate Recognition Moments 

Friday, May 20
Engineering Education and Research Center: Atrium
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Parking in Close Proximity: Speedway GarageSan Jacinto Garage
Contact: Pam Vrabel, studentservices@engr.utexas.edu

College of Fine Arts

Master of Art in Design Program
Convocation*

Friday, May 20
William Powers, Jr. Student Activity Center: Auditorium
10 - 11:30 a.m.
Parking in Close Proximity: Brazos Garage
Contact: Scott Lauger, scott.lauger@austin.utexas.edu

Undergraduate Degree 
Convocation

Friday, May 20
Bass Concert Hall
3 - 5 p.m.
Parking in Close Proximity: San Jacinto Garage, Lots 37, 38, 39 (east of Sid Richardson Hall and the LBJ Library)
Contacts:
Mutiyat Ade-Salu, madesalu@utexas.edu
Chris Montes, chris.montes@austin.utexas.edu

Jackson School of Geosciences

Convocation
Friday, May 20
Bass Concert Hall
Noon - 1:30 p.m.
Parking in Close Proximity: San Jacinto Garage, Lots 37, 38, 39 (east of Sid Richardson Hall and the LBJ Library)
Contact: Philip Guerrero, philipg@mail.utexas.edu

Graduate School

Graduate School ceremonies will recognize students in the following colleges, schools, and departments:

  -  College of Liberal Arts (excluding Masters and Doctoral degrees in Psychology and Economics)
  -  College of Natural Sciences
  -  College of Fine Arts (excluding Masters of Art in Design)
  -  McCombs School of Business Doctoral Degrees
  - Oden Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences Programs
  - Michener Center for Writers Program

Master's Degree 
Convocation
Saturday, May 21
Bass Concert Hall
9 - 11 a.m.
Parking in Close Proximity: San Jacinto Garage, Lots 37, 38, 39 (east of Sid Richardson Hall and the LBJ Library)
Contact: Danielle Thoma, d.thoma@austin.utexas.edu

Doctoral Degree
Convocation
Saturday, May 21
Bass Concert Hall
11:30 a.m.
Parking in Close Proximity: San Jacinto Garage, Lots 37, 38, 39 (east of Sid Richardson Hall and the LBJ Library)
Contact: Danielle Thoma, d.thoma@austin.utexas.edu

School of Information

Convocation
Saturday, May 21
William Powers, Jr. Student Activity Center: Auditorium
4:00 - 5:30 p.m.
Parking in Close Proximity: Brazos Garage
Contact: Lily Vega, lilyvega@ischool.utexas.edu

School of Law

Convocation
Saturday, May 21
Gregory Gymnasium
3:30 - 5:30 p.m.
Parking in Close Proximity: Brazos Garage
Contact: Elizabeth Bangs, ebangs@law.utexas.edu

College of Liberal Arts

All Liberal Arts Degree Programs Not Specifically Listed Below
Graduate Recognition Moments*

Friday, May 20 and Saturday, May 21
Tower Garden
9 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Parking in Close Proximity: San Antonio Garage and 27th Street Garage
Contact: Katie Lathrop, colacommencement@austin.utexas.edu

Human Dimensions of Organizations Program
Convocation*

Thursday, May 19
William Powers, Jr. Student Activity Center: Auditorium
2 - 4 p.m.
Parking in Close Proximity: Brazos Garage
Contact: Jessica Crawford, jessica.crawford@austin.utexas.edu

Department of Psychology
Convocation
Friday, May 20
Gregory Gymnasium
6 - 8 p.m.
Parking in Close Proximity: Brazos Garage
Contact: Gina Pollard, ginapollard@austin.utexas.edu

Department of Economics
Convocation

Saturday, May 21
Gregory Gymnasium
9 - 11 a.m. 
Parking in Close Proximity: Brazos Garage
Contact: Denisse Sanchez, denisse.sanchez@austin.utexas.edu

Plan II Honors Program
Convocation

Saturday, May 21
Texas Union: Shirley Bird Perry Ballroom
9 - 11 a.m. 
Parking in Close Proximity: San Antonio Garage and 27th Street Garage
Contact: planii@austin.utexas.edu

Dell Medical School

Convocation
Thursday, May 19
Lyndon B. Johnson Library: Lady Bird Johnson Auditorium
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Parking in Close Proximity: Lots 37, 38 and 39 (east of Sid Richardson Hall)
Contact: dellmedevents@austin.utexas.edu

College of Natural Sciences

Degree Programs in Biochemistry, Biology, Environmental Science, Marine Science, Medical Laboratory Science, Neuroscience
Convocation*
Saturday, May 21
Frank Erwin Center
8 - 10:30 a.m.
Parking in Close Proximity: Trinity Garage and Health Center Garage
Contact: Heather Leigh, events@cns.utexas.edu

Degree Programs in Astronomy, Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics
Convocation*

Saturday, May 21
Frank Erwin Center
Noon - 2:30 p.m.
Parking in Close Proximity: Trinity Garage and Health Center Garage
Contact: Heather Leigh, events@cns.utexas.edu

Degree Programs in Human Development and Family Sciences, Human Ecology, Nutrition, Public Health, Textiles and Apparel
Convocation*
Saturday, May 21
Frank Erwin Center
3:30 - 6 p.m.
Parking in Close Proximity: Trinity Garage and Health Center Garage
Contact: Heather Leigh, events@cns.utexas.edu

School of Nursing

Convocation
Friday, May 20
Bass Concert Hall
6 - 8 p.m.
Parking in Close Proximity: San Jacinto Garage, Lots 37, 38, 39 (east of Sid Richardson Hall and the LBJ Library)
Contact: Yaritza "Rita" Ruiz, yruiz@nursing.utexas.edu

College of Pharmacy

Convocation
Friday, May 20
Bass Concert Hall
8:30 - 10:30 a.m.
Parking in Close Proximity: San Jacinto Garage, Lots 37, 38, 39 (east of Sid Richardson Hall and the LBJ Library)
Contacts:
Carrie Cunningham, carrie.c@austin.utexas.edu
Tom Bowie, tombowie@austin.utexas.edu

Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs

Convocation
Saturday, May 21
Lyndon B. Johnson Library: Lady Bird Johnson Auditorium
10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Parking in Close Proximity: Lots 37, 38 and 39 (east of Sid Richardson Hall)
Contact: lbjstudentaffairs@austin.utexas.edu

Steve Hicks School of Social Work

Convocation
Saturday, May 21
Bass Concert Hall
3 - 5 p.m.
Parking in Close Proximity: San Jacinto Garage, Lots 37, 38, 39 (east of Sid Richardson Hall and the LBJ Library)
Contact: Desiree Pacheco, ssw-graduation@austin.utexas.edu

University-Wide Commencement Ceremony

Saturday, May 21
Darrell K Royal Texas Memorial Stadium
7:30 p.m.

Contact: commencement@austin.utexas.edu