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Commencement Ceremony for 2020 Graduates

The University of Houston will hold in-person commencement ceremonies for the Class of 2020 on August 11, 12 and 13 at the Fertitta Center.

The University Office of Protocol and Special Events is reaching out to all 2020 graduates by email with details. The specific date for the UH Commencement for NSM graduates will be determined once RSVPs have been received.

RSVP Required Before June 30

All 2020 graduates planning to participate in the ceremony must RSVP before June 30.
Submit your RSVP

Cap and Gown

Graduates will wear regalia (cap and gown) at the College of Natural Sciences & Mathematics ceremony.

You can purchase or rent regalia online. The last day to order your graduation regalia online is Wednesday, July14, 2021. For regalia questions, contact the UH Campus Store at 713-741-7095 or

Ticket Requirement

Tickets will be required. 2020 graduates will be allotted up to four (4) tickets for their guests. Details on how to obtain tickets will be available after June 30.

All ceremonies will be live-streamed for those who are unable to attend in person.

Check the UH Commencement webpage regularly, as event plans could change based on COVID-19 conditions.

If you have questions, please contact UH Commencement at or NSM Commencement planning at