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Class of 2020 Commencement Schedule

Wednesday, August 11, 2021

College of Pharmacy

9:00AM at Cullen Performance Hall


Graduate College of Social Work

Hobby School of Public Affairs

College of Nursing

7:00PM at Fertitta Center


Thursday, August 12, 2021

College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

9:00AM at Fertitta Center


C.T. Bauer College of Business

2:00PM at Fertitta Center


College of Education

Conrad N. Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management 

College of Technology

7:00PM at Fertitta Center



Friday, August 13, 2021

Cullen College of Engineering

College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics

9:00AM at Fertitta Center


Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture and Design 

Kathrine G. McGovern College of the Arts

2:00PM at Fertitta Center


UH Law Center

7:00PM at Fertitta Center


Saturday, August 14, 2021

College of Optometry

2:00PM at Cullen Performance Hall


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. Please click HERE to submit your RSVP. 

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

Tickets were emailed on Friday, July 16. If you signed up to participate but did not receive a link to download tickets you will need to contact the UH ticketing office at 713-GOCOOGS or email Be sure to check your spam/junk folder prior to contacting the ticketing office. 

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  



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