University Commencement Ceremony
College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics
Fall 2018 – December 13
Thursday, December 13
Time: 2–4:30 p.m.
Location: NRG Arena, 1 NRG Park
The University Commencement Ceremony for the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics will include all Fall 2018 bachelor’s, master’s and Ph.D. degree candidates and all Summer 2018 graduates from the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics. Families and friends are encouraged to attend.
Information for Graduation Candidates
At University Commencement for NSM, all graduation candidates will be individually recognized and will walk across the platform when their names are called. Tickets are not required for guests attending Commencement.
Cap and Gown
Graduation candidates will wear regalia (cap and gown) at Commencement.
Regalia can be ordered online. Closer to the Commencement date, regalia can be purchased at the UH bookstore.
Attend Grad Fair
Sept 25–27, 10 a.m.–4 p.m.
Students can meet and place orders with representatives from Herff Jones (cap & gown), Balfour (class rings), Grad Images (grad and professional portraits) and UH Spirit Cords. There will also be a raffle including the following prizes: one class ring, one diploma frame, four regalia bundles (cap, gown, tassel, and hood), and three portrait packs.
Arrival Time University Commencement for NSM – Graduation Candidates
Students must arrive at 12:30 p.m. at NRG Arena. Only Graduation Candidates will be allowed in the doors for line up. More detailed information will be available in late November.
Information for Guests
Arrival Time University Commencement for NSM – Guests
Doors to NRG Arena will open at 1 p.m., one hour prior to the start of Commencement.
Tickets are not required for admission to the ceremony. However, seating is first come, first served.
Parking – Students and Guests
Information will be posted in November.
Students or Guests with Special Needs
Please contact Tristan Sims at email@example.com at least three weeks prior to the ceremony to plan how we can best accommodate your needs on this exciting day.
Guests with Mobility Needs
- Special seating is available, but limited. Please plan to arrive early.
- For guests with mobility impairments, the doors will open at 12:30 p.m., 30 minutes earlier than the scheduled time, so you can be comfortably seated.
- In order to accommodate as many mobility-impaired guests as possible, there will be a strict limit of one guest accompanying the mobility-impaired guest in the reserved seating area. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause your group.