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College  of Education Commencement
  • Date:  Fri., Dec. 15, 2017
  • Location:  Texas Southern University (TSU) Health and Physical Education Arena
    3100 Cleburne St. Houston, TX 77004 (Off-site venue)
  • Student Arrival Time:  No later than 12:30 p.m.
  • Ceremony Time: 2:00 p.m.
  • Student Entrance: Look for signage
  • Student Parking: Parking garage
  • Parking Rates: Free
  • Graduation Directions/Parking
Must-Do Before Graduation:
  • Make Sure You Apply for Graduation (log onto AccessUH, select myUH, Academic Records, My Academics - the top right tab, Apply for graduation on the bottom box)
  • RSVP for Commencement Ceremony (there will NOT be a ticket system, but we request RSVPs)

Other Pre-Graduation Activities

  • Get Your Cougar Spirit Cord
  • Attend the Graduation Fair Sept. 26-29, 2017, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the University of Houston Bookstore, lower level
  • Attend the Ring Ceremony hosted by the UH Alumni Association on Sat., December 9, 2017
  • UH Alumni Association's Senior Sendoff (Spring Only)
  • Family and Friends who cannot attend graduation can watch it via web broadcast
  • COE Graduation Coordinator - Paula Leveston
Dean McPherson

Dean’s Letter to Students

Dear Future Graduate,

Congratulations on your approaching graduation! What an exciting time! You will soon join over 224,000 UH alumni. Just as your family and friends share in the joy of your achievement, your UH family is also happy for you. The UH faculty and staff know that you will touch lives and bring excellence to whatever you pursue. As Dean of the College of Education, I want to say how proud I am of the accomplishments of the Fall 2017 graduating class. It has been an honor to serve you.

Let me also say thank you for entrusting the UH College of Education with the task of teaching, training, molding, and mentoring you in preparation for your future success. We hope that you celebrate your graduation milestone with us at both ceremonies.  You will receive important details about the 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