Graduation and Commencement

Navigate the graduation pages to find basic need-to-know information on 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.

Intent to Graduate

For undergraduate students, review important steps for graduation.

Commencement Information

December 2017 will be the final Cockrell School commencement ceremony held at the end of the Fall semester. Going forward, Engineering will host a Spring (May) ceremony to honor students who have completed their engineering degree requirements. The ceremony is held once per year to coincide with the university-wide commencement ceremony. Please review commencement ceremony for further information. Spring and Summer 2018 engineering degree candidates may participate in the Spring (May) 2018 engineering commencement ceremony. Fall 2018, Spring 2019, and Summer 2019 engineering degree candidates may participate in the Spring (May) 2019 engineering commencement ceremony.


Commencement Information for M.S. and Ph.D. 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.

Deadline to have your name printed in the program is November 7.

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