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University Commencement Ceremony
College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics
Spring 2021 – May 17, 2021

Date: Monday, May 17
Time: 10 a.m.
Location: TDECU Stadium, 3875 Holman St

The University Commencement Ceremony for the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics will include all Spring 2021 bachelor’s, master’s and Ph.D. degree candidates from the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics.

The University is planning safe and socially distanced, in-person commencement ceremonies. Plans continue to evolve and more details will be published in the coming weeks. Updates will be posted on this page and the UH Commencement page.

Cap and Gown

Graduation candidates will wear regalia (cap and gown) at the College of Natural Sciences & Mathematics ceremony. All students will be required to wear a mask at the ceremony. If you plan to wear a face shield, you must wear a mask with it.

To purchase or rent regalia, you can do that online. The last day to order your graduation regalia online is Sunday, April 18, 2021. Orders placed after this date may incur additional fees. For all questions regarding regalia, please contact the UH Bookstore at or call 713-741-7095.

Ticket Requirement for Guests

Based on current capacity and social-distancing guidelines, tickets will be required for guests. Graduates will be allowed up to four (4) guest tickets, no exceptions. Tickets are non-transferable. Information regarding the ticketing process will be provided as soon as possible. All guests will be required to wear a mask at the ceremony. 

Ceremonies will be live-streamed for those who are unable to join in person.

Please note that ceremony dates, times and formats are subject to change.

Ceremony for 2020 Graduates

A separate ceremony for May, August and December 2020 graduates will be planned later in the year.

NSM’s 2020 Graduation Celebration (Spring, Summer and Fall Grads)

The 2020 NSM Graduation Celebration video and Reading of Graduate’s Names is available on this page.

View NSM’s May 2020 Graduation Celebration video here.