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 2018 CONHI Commencement
Date/Time: Thursday, December 13, 2018. The ceremony will begin at 7 PM, and participants should arrive at 5:30pm to check-in. The December 2018 ceremony honors Summer and Fall 2018 College of Nursing and Health Innovation graduates.
Location: 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 and Ticketing for Graduation Candidates
CONHI Deadline for Commencement RSVP Submission: Will be announced when it is available.
Ticket Offer Dates
Ticketing Offers: Click or Tap here for the ticket offer dates as published by UTA. These are the dates when registered commencement attendees will be able to log into the College Park Center ticketing system to claim commencement tickets for themselves and their guests. It is very important to claim tickets as they are offered, starting with the first offer. Use the published dates to set your own reminders. Do not depend on external reminders (emails, Blackboard announcements, your instructors or classmates).
Important Information for Commencement Participants
About The Commencement Ceremony
UTA's Commencement website has useful and important information for degree candidates who wish to participate in commencement. Please review 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.
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.