Commencement Schedules

The Summer 2016 commencement/graduation ceremony will be held at the Woodlands Church Campus located at One Fellowship Drive, The Woodlands, Texas 77384.  Ceremony schedules to be determined.


  • Arrival time: One hour prior to the start of the ceremony at the Health and Kinesiology Center (HKC). HKC is located across the street from the coliseum.
  • Bring: Cap, gown, and tassel.
  • Master's and doctoral candidates must also bring their respective hoods.

University marshals will greet and direct the candidates to line up in the designated manner inside the HKC gyms. 

At the appropriate time, university  marshals will escort the degree candidates across the street into the processional for the ceremony at the coliseum.

Note: There will not be anyone available at the HKC to guard purses, wallets, or keys.  Therefore, you need to have a guest prepared to take any additional items into the coliseum rather than leaving the items behind at the HKC unguarded.

Family and friends may be seated in the coliseum one hour prior to the start of the ceremony.

Spring 2016 Commencement Schedule:

Below is the commencement schedule for the Spring 2016 term.

Thursday, May 5, 2016
Thursday Evening 7:00pm
College of Criminal Justice

Friday, May 6, 2016
Friday Morning 9:30 am Friday Afternoon 2:30pm
College of Education College of Health Sciences
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Saturday, May 7, 2016
Saturday Morning 9:30am Saturday Afternoon 2:30pm
College of Business Administration College of Fine Arts and Mass Communication
College of Sciences