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Commencement - College of Nursing and Health Innovation

The Commencement Ceremony is an exciting and significant milestone, a public recognition of a student's academic achievements. This site has vital information and directions for students who wish to participate in Commencement. Commencement (the formal ceremony) is a separate event from Graduation (the act of earning a degree): click or tap here for information about Applying to Graduate.

Date, Time and Location for December 2017 CONHI Commencement

The College of Nursing and Health Innovation Commencement Ceremony for Summer and Fall 2017 graduates will be held on Thursday, December 14, 2017. The ceremony will begin at 7 PM.

Commencement will take place at the College Park Center on the UTA campus. The CPC has a Map and Directions page where you can find information such as address, directions, and parking information.

RSVP for Graduation Candidates

The CONHI Commencement RSVP Deadline was Thursday, November 9, 2017. The College and the CPC cannot accept any additional registrations for Fall 2017 CONHI Commencement. Questions may be directed to Sandra Golightly at

Ticket Offer Dates

Ticketing Offer Dates (the opportunity for registered students to claim commencement tickets) are published by UTA on the University Commencement website (click or tap here). - Put reminders on your calendar and keep an eye on your email on these days!

Important Information for Commencement Participants

About Email Communications

UTA, CONHI, and the College Park Center Box Office will use your official MAVS email to communicate to you about Commencement. Check your JUNK and CLUTTER folders regularly to make sure you are not missing important emails about commencement and ticketing.

About The Commencement Ceremony

UTA's Commencement website has useful and important information for degree candidates who wish to participate in commencement. While we encourage you to review the entire site, we would like to especially draw your attention to the Participation and Attire pages, as they describe certain requirements for commencement participants; failure to understand these requirements may prevent your participation in commencement.


Participants in commencement are required to wear appropriate regalia. This can be obtained through the UTA Bookstore (click or tap to visit the Bookstore website). There is a deadline to reserve your regalia; see the Bookstore's website for more details and for their contact information.

Guests and Tickets

Instructions for obtaining tickets will be emailed to registered graduation candidates (see RSVP, above). Students must claim a ticket to attend commencement. Each guest must have a ticket to attend the commencement ceremony. All tickets must be claimed and printed in advance; no tickets will be available at the venue. Guest seating is on a first-come first-seated basis, and doors open one hour prior to the start of the ceremony. Guests arriving more than 10 minutes late will not be seated. Guests of graduation candidates are encouraged to review UTA's Commencement - Visitor Information web page.