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College of Education Graduation

The University of Houston's tradition for graduation is comprised of two coordinated ceremonies: University-wide Commencement, held at TDECU Stadium, and College Convocation, held at various locations. To learn the difference between the two ceremonies, please visit the University of Houston's Commencement webpage.

College Convocation

  • Date:  Sun., May 14, 2017 (Mother’s Day)
  • Location:  NRG Stadium (Off-site venue)
  • Student Arrival Time:  No later than 12:30 p.m.
  • Student Entrance: Budweiser Plaza-Amergy Bank Gate
  • Student Parking: Park in NRG Green Lot (Kirby Dr. and Westridge)
  • Parking Rates: $12 per vehicle (cash only)
  • Ceremony Time: 2:00 pm

University-wide Commencement (Fri., May 12, 2017)

Dean McPherson

Dean’s Letter to Students

Dear Future Graduate,

Congratulations on your approaching graduation! What an exciting time! You will soon join over 224,000 UH alumni. Just as your family and friends share in the joy of your achievement, your UH family is also happy for you. The UH faculty and staff know that you will touch lives and bring excellence to whatever you pursue. As Dean of the College of Education, I want to say how proud I am of the accomplishments of the Spring 2017 graduating class. It has been an honor to serve you.

Let me also say thank you for entrusting the UH College of Education with the task of teaching, training, molding, and mentoring you in preparation for your future success. We hope that you celebrate your graduation milestone with us at both ceremonies.  You will receive important details about the graduation via email and can find more information on this page.

Our best wishes are with you as you change the world.  You are the pride.

Go Coogs,

Robert H. McPherson, Ph.D.
Professor and Dean, Elizabeth D. Rockwell Chair