Cockrell School of Engineering Graduation

Navigate the graduation pages to find basic need-to-know information on how to apply for graduation, important dates and deadlines, what to expect during the commencement ceremony and what services will be available to you once you graduate, among other things.

Important Commencement Security Information
The University of Texas at Austin has made changes to its Commencement security procedures. Because of heightened security concerns after recent national events, additional safety procedures will be in place for upcoming Commencement ceremonies across campus. Read more.


Grad school graduation

Commencement for Graduate Students

Students graduating with a M.S. or Ph.D. in engineering this Fall are invited to attend the Cockrell School Commencement Ceremony. 

Register here to attend the ceremony. The deadline to have your name printed in the program is November 5.

For more information, call 512-471-4321 or visit the UT Graduate School’s Graduation and Convocation page.

Apply to Graduate

UNDERGRADS: Find info on how to apply for graduation, or visit UT Direct and apply now.

Online Orientation

Students are encouraged to review the online orientation session before graduating. Learn more.

Graduation Checklist

Graduation Checklist

Everything you need to know is here in this printable PDF.


The Spring 2015 Commencement keynote speaker will be alumnus Sergio Manuel Alcocer Martinez de Castro, currently the director of the Engineering Institute at the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico.