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UT Tyler Commencement

The University of Texas at Tyler Graduation

UT Tyler will stream the commencement ceremonies live from the UT Tyler home page. Bookmark this page for live feed.

Live feed will begin approximately five minutes before ceremony.

Spring 2017 Commencement

Friday, May 5, 2017

3 p.m. - College of Nursing and Health Sciences
6 p.m. - College of Arts and Sciences

Saturday, May 6, 2017

10 a.m. - College of Business and Technology
1 p.m. - College of Education and Psychology AND College of Engineering

Commencement Tickets: Visit the Office of the Registrar commencement information page for a link to the ticketing website and a how-to document on claiming tickets.

Summer Commencement

Students who graduate with their degrees in August are eligible to participate in the fall commencement ceremony in December. All August graduates are listed in the commencement program for the fall ceremonies. Early participation in the spring commencement ceremonies is not available as an option for summer graduates.

Additional Information

To better accommodate graduates and their families, we've enhanced our commencement procedures to include ticketed seating, additional viewing locations and online streaming of the ceremonies.

  • Tickets are required for admission.
  • Number of tickets issued depends upon the number of graduates for each college.
  • Wheelchair spaces are available.
  • Online streaming will be available during the graduation ceremonies on the UT Tyler website.

Additional Viewing Locations

Additional seating will be available in FAC 1009 for guests to view the live ceremony via video broadcasting. Tickets will not be required for these locations and seating will be first-come, first-served.

The doors to the Cowan Center will open one hour prior to the start of the ceremony. Candidates for graduation should arrive 30 minutes prior to the start of the commencement ceremony. Flash Photography will be available to take photos of each candidate during the ceremonies; purchase is not necessary. To view, proof and purchase the photo, contact the photographer.

For more information, contact the UT Tyler Registrar's Office or the Enrollment Services Center at 903.566.7180.

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