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Commencement FAQs

Sunday, December 17, 2017 at 2 p.m.

Minute Maid Park

501 Crawford St., Houston, Texas

Students need arrive by 12:45pm and report to the Union Station Lobby.

Guests do not need tickets to enter the ceremony.

You may invite as many guests as you like. Seating is first-come, first-serve.

Yes, parking is $10 a car for both graduates and their guests.

If you applied for graduation and did not RSVP you will go to the on-site registration table. They will create you a card. The bookstore will be available to sell caps and gowns.

Graduation caps and gowns can be purchased at the campus bookstore for a cost of $32. The bookstore will be at the commencement ceremony with a limited supply of regalia.

The ceremony will be streamed live on our webpage so that your friends and family will not miss your special day.

Balloons not permitted into the ball park.  Everyone will have to go through security screening.  Some outside food and drinks are not permitted, please consult Minute Maid Park’s website for a list of what can be brought into the ball park.  Please note: that Guest Services will NOT be open, strollers should not be brought into the stadium.

The ceremony approximately 2 ½ hours, it may be too long for some small children to sit quietly through.