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Fall Graduation Events

College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics
Fall 2017 Convocation – Thursday, December 14

NOTE: For Fall 2017, there will be two NSM Convocation ceremonies with three departments per ceremony.

Date: Thursday, December 14
Cullen Performance Hall, 4300 University Drive
Ceremony Times:
10 a.m. – Departments of Computer Science, Earth & Atmospheric Sciences, and Mathematics
2 p.m. – Departments of Biology & Biochemistry, Chemistry, and Physics

The NSM Convocations will include Fall 2017 bachelor’s, master’s and Ph.D. degree candidates and Summer 2017 graduates from the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics. Families and friends are encouraged to attend.

Information for Graduation Candidates

At the NSM Convocation, all graduation candidates will be individually recognized and will walk across the platform when their names are called.

Cap and Gown

Graduation candidates and graduates will wear regalia (cap and gown) at NSM Convocation.

Closer to the Convocation date, regalia can be purchased at the UH bookstore.

Arrival Time NSM Convocation – Graduation Candidates and Graduates

E. CullenGraduates and graduation candidates should arrive at the main entrance of the E. Cullen Building for “line up” one hour prior to the start of the ceremony.

Information for Guests

Arrival Time NSM Convocation – Guests

Doors to Cullen Performance Hall will open one hour prior to the start of Convocation.

Guest Tickets

Tickets are not required for admission to the NSM Convocation. However, seating is first come, first served.

Parking – Students and Guests

Parking is available free of charge in the Welcome Center Garage or in Lots 20 A & C. Parking locations are available on map.

Students or Guests with Special Needs

Please contact Tristan Sims at tsims4@uh.edu two weeks prior to NSM Convocation to plan how we can best accommodate your needs on this important 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 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.