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Celebrating the University of Houston 2020 Graduates

We are excited to announce that the University of Houston will hold in-person commencement ceremonies for the Class of 2020 on August 11, 12 and 13 at the Fertitta Center.

If you plan on participating in your ceremony, you must submit your RSVP before June 30. Once all RSVPs have been collected we will publish the finalized schedule. Please click HERE to submit your RSVP.

Tickets will be required for each ceremony. All graduates will be allotted up to four (4) tickets for their guests. All ceremonies will be livestreamed for those who are unable to attend in person.

Please visit the Herff Jones Website to order your cap and gown. The deadline to place online orders is Wednesday, July 14. For regalia questions, please contact the UH Campus Store at 713-741-7095 or email

We encourage you to regularly check the commencement website, as event plans could change based on current COVID-19 conditions. Additionally, we will email you any pertinent information leading up to the ceremonies. 

We look forward to welcoming many of you back to campus for this special celebration.

If you have questions, please contact us at  


Spring 2021 University Commencement Ceremonies 

The University of Houston has planned safe and socially distanced, in-person commencement ceremonies for our 2021 graduates on May 13th – 19th. Please note that the ceremonies will be live-streamed for those who are unable to join in-person.

Please note, commencement ceremony dates, times and formats are subject to change.


Spring 2021 Commencement Schedule

Thursday, May 13, 2021

C.T. Bauer College of Business

10:00AM at TDECU Stadium

College of Pharmacy

9:00AM at Cullen Performance Hall

College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

7:00PM at TDECU Stadium


Friday, May 14, 2021

Conrad N. Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management | College of Technology

10:00AM at TDECU Stadium

Kathrine G. McGovern College of the Arts

9:00AM & 2:00PM at Cullen Performance Hall

College of Nursing

2:00PM at UH at Sugar Land (Susan Ryon Davis Multipurpose Room)


Saturday, May 15, 2021

Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture and Design | Cullen College of Engineering

10:00AM at TDECU Stadium

Hobby School of Public Affairs

9:00AM at Cullen Performance Hall

College of Optometry

2:00PM at Cullen Performance Hall


Sunday, May 16, 2021

UH Law Center

10:00AM at TDECU Stadium


Monday, May 17, 2021

College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics

10:00AM at TDECU Stadium


Tuesday, May 18, 2021

College of Education

10:00AM at Fertitta Center


Wednesday, May 19, 2021 

Graduate College of Social Work

10:00AM at Fertitta Center


Please continue to check the university commencement website, for the most current information.