UT Tyler Commencement
The University of Texas at Tyler Graduation
Fall 2018 Commencement
Friday, December 14, 2018
2:00PM CST - College of Nursing and Health Sciences
6:00PM CST - College of Arts and Sciences
Saturday, December 15, 2018
9:00AM CST - College of Education and Psychology and College of Engineering
1:00PM CST - Soules College of Business
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.
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.
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.
- Live steaming will be available on social media.
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 one hour prior to the start of the commencement ceremony, as the doors open. 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.