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University Commencement Ceremony

The Spring 2020 University Commencement Ceremony for Hilton College is Friday, May 8 at 10 a.m. in the University of Houston's Cullen Performance Hall. Mark L. Taylor, a celebrated actor and son of Founding Dean James C. Taylor, is our special guest speaker. See the FAQs at the bottom of this page for more information. Click here to see the broadcast of our most recent commencement. On commencement day, this link will have a live web broadcast. 

  • If you are a graduating undergraduate student, please take the appropriate undergraduate exit survey below.
  • If you are a graduating graduate student, please click here to take the graduate student exit survey.

The Conrad N. Hilton College Dean’s Award
The Conrad N. Hilton College Dean’s Award was created to honor the student or students at both the graduate and undergraduate level who most personifies the SPIRIT of the College through academics, involvement and service to the College and the hospitality industry. Click here to nominate yourself or someone else.

The Jim Wortman Mentorship Award
The Jim Wortman Mentorship Award was created to honor a Conrad N. Hilton College faculty, staff or hotel staff member who has provided exceptional counsel and mentorship to our students. If you believe there was one exceptional person who meets this criteria, we encourage you to nominate him or her by clicking here.

FOR QUICK ANSWERS TO COMMON GRADUATION/COMMENCEMENT QUESTIONS, see our FAQ list. Undergraduate students with additional questions may contact Jeremy Dafoe at or 713.743.3740.