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Fall 2022 University Commencement

University Commencement Ceremony
College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics
Fall 2022

The University of Houston has not announced the date and details for the Fall 2022 University Commencement Ceremony for the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics.

More information will be available in mid to late September.

Date: Saturday, December 17, 2022
Time: 9 a.m.
Location: Fertitta Center, 3422 Cullen Blvd

The University Commencement Ceremony for the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics will include all Fall 2022 bachelor’s, master’s and Ph.D. degree candidates and all Summer 2022 graduates from the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics.

At University Commencement for NSM, all graduation candidates will be individually recognized and will walk across the platform when their names are called.

Fertitta Center, Clear Bag Policy

Clear Bag Policy

Fertitta Center enforces a clear bag policy to ensure safety for guests. Items such as backpacks, purses and diaper bags are not permitted, and guests are strongly encouraged to not bring any bags to the facility.

The following items will be allowed inside Fertitta Center events:

  • Bags that are clear plastic, vinyl or PVC and do not exceed 12 inches x 6 inches x 12 inches
  • 1-gallon clear plastic freezer bag (Ziploc or similar)
  • A small clutch purse no larger than 4.5 inches by 6.5 inches, with or without a handle or strap (These small clutches remain subject to search)

Exceptions will be made for medically necessary items after proper inspection at the doors by arena personnel.

Cap and Gown

Graduation candidates will wear regalia (cap and gown) at the ceremony.

Regalia can be ordered online. The deadline for online orders is November 5, 2022. Closer to the Commencement date, regalia can be purchased or rented at the UH Campus Store. For regalia questions, contact the UH Campus Store at 713-741-7095 or campusstore@uh.edu.


The ceremony will be live-streamed for those who are unable to attend in person.

Check the UH Commencement webpage regularly for the most current information.

If you have questions, please contact UH Commencement at director@uh.edu or NSM Commencement planning at agilles@central.uh.edu.

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