University-wide Ceremony Schedule

Saturday, May 25, 2019

After two days of individual recognition in college and school convocations, degree candidates from all disciplines come together at the Tower, along with their families and friends, for the crowning celebration of their academic achievement — the university-wide commencement ceremony.

5 p.m. Commencement Seating Area Open
6:30 p.m. The University of Texas Steel Pan Ensemble Performance
7 p.m. Tower Carillon Concert
7:20 p.m. Commencement Concert
   The University of Texas at Austin Chamber Singers
   The University of Texas at Austin Concert Chorale
   The University of Texas at Austin Wind Ensemble
   Butler School of Music, College of Fine Arts
8 p.m. Grand Procession of Degree Candidates
Commencement Ceremony
President Gregory L. Fenves, Presiding
Commencement Address
Michael S. Dell
Presentation of Degree Candidates
College & School Deans
Conferring of Degrees
Illumination of the Tower in Orange Honoring Degree Candidates
Grand Finale
"The Eyes of Texas" and Fireworks Celebration