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University Commencement
  • Date: Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019
  • Location: Fertitta Center on campus (know before you go: Clear Bag Policy)
  • Student Arrival Time: 4:30 p.m.
  • Ceremony Time: 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Student Entrance: Athletics & Alumni Center – please enter doors on Cullen Blvd. side. 
  • Student Parking: (Lot 16B)
    • Stadium Parking Garage (Access via Scott to Holman. Cullen will be barricaded at Holman) or:
    • Lot 16 B
  • Parking Rates: Free
  • Directions to the Fertitta Center
Must-Do Before Graduation:

Other Pre-Graduation Activities

  • Get Your Cougar Spirit Cord
  • Attend the Graduation Fair, University of Houston Bookstore, Sept. 24 - 26, 2019, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Attend the Ring Ceremony hosted by the UH Alumni Association
  • Attend the UH Alumni Association's Senior Sendoff (spring only)
  • COE Graduation Coordinator - Paula Canada
Dean McPherson

Dean’s Letter to Students

Dear Future Graduate,

Congratulations on your approaching graduation! What an exciting time! You will soon join more than 276,000 UH alumni. Just as your family and friends share in the joy of your achievement, your UH family is also happy for you. Our faculty and staff know you will transform lives and bring excellence to your future careers . As dean of the College of Education, I want to say how proud I am of the accomplishments of the Fall 2019 graduating class. It has been an honor to serve you.

We hope that you celebrate your graduation milestone with us at the upcoming commencement and continue to show your UH spirit as an active alumni. You will receive important details about graduation via email and can find more information on this page.

Our best wishes are with you as you change the world. You are the pride.

Go Coogs,

Robert H. McPherson, Ph.D.
Professor and Dean, Elizabeth D. Rockwell Chair