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Spring Commencement

College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics
Spring 2018 Commencement – May 11

Date: Friday, May 11
 9-11 a.m.
NRG Arena, 1 NRG Park

NSM’s Spring Commencement will include all Spring 2018 bachelor’s, master’s and Ph.D. degree candidates from the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics. Families and friends are encouraged to attend.

Information for Graduation Candidates

At NSM Commencement, 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 NSM Commencement.

Cap and Gown

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

A link to order regalia online will be available on this page in mid February. Closer to the Commencement date, regalia can be purchased at the UH bookstore.

Grad Fair at UH Bookstore - Tue, Feb 20 - Thur, Feb 22

Time: 10 am- 4 pm

Students can order cap & gowns, personalized announcements, class rings, spirt cords, and take free professional grad portraits. The UH Book Store will also have a raffle drawing.

Arrival Time NSM Commencement – Graduation Candidates

Students must arrive at 7:30 a.m. at NRG Arena. Only Graduation Candidates will be allowed in the doors for line up. More detailed information will be available in late April.

Information for Guests

Arrival Time NSM Commencement – Guests

Doors to NRG Arena will open at 8 a.m., one hour prior to the start of Commencement.

Guest Tickets

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

Parking – Students and Guests

Information will be posted in April.

Students or Guests with Special Needs

Please contact Tristan Sims at tsims4@uh.edu at least three weeks prior to NSM Commencement 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 7:30 a.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.