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Celebrate the Class of 2020 this August

The Kathrine G. McGovern College of the Arts and the Gerarld D. Hines College of Architecture and Design will hold a joint commencement ceremony to celebrate the Class of 2020.

Friday, August 13, 2021

2 p.m., Fertitta Center

 

McGovern Graduate Passes

McGovern College of the Arts graduates who submitted a commencement RSVP should arrive at Fertitta Center one hour prior to the start of the ceremony. Enter from Holman Street. When you check-in you will recieve your "stage pass" or "walk-card."

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Academic Regalia

Academic regalia (the traditional black mortarboard cap and black gown) are required for all graduates. The University of Houston has selected Official UH Regalia for undergraduates and master’s degrees candidates. We strongly encourage you to purchase your regalia at the UH Bookstore. Important: Regalia and regalia item must be purchased prior to Kathrine G. McGovern College of the Arts Commencement. Cap and gown orders may be placed through Herff Jones Company. The deadline to order regalia is July 12. A cap and gown is a requirement to participate in the Commencement ceremony. Students not attired in appropriate regalia will not be allowed to participate in Commencement.


Bachelor graduates and candidates:

  • Must wear the appropriate black Commencement gown and black mortarboard cap with Kathrine G. McGovern College of the Arts tassel.
  • Must wear tassel on the right side of the mortarboard.
Master graduates and candidates:
  • Must wear the appropriate black Commencement gown and black mortarboard cap with Kathrine G. McGovern College of the Arts tassel.
  • Must also rent and wear the appropriate hood.
  • Must wear tassel on the left side of the mortarboard.
Doctoral graduates and candidates:
  • Must bring the appropriate black Commencement gown and black tam with tassel.
  • Must bring the appropriate hood with you.
  • Please contact Stacia Morgan Dunn at slmorgan@uh.edu regarding the hooding ceremony process.
Regalia Colors for All Departments
  Tassels Hoods
Baccalaureate Brown None
Master (Art, Arts Leadership, Theatre & Dance) Black Brown
Master (Music) Black Pink
Doctoral Red Pink

Watch the 2021 Commencement

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