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Fine Arts Commencement Ceremony

University-wide Commencement Ceremony (spring only)

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Applying to Graduate: Deadlines and Procedures

Apply to graduate for the fall 2016 semester in DFA 1.103 between August 24 and November 1.

How do Fine Arts student apply to graduate?

  • If you are currently enrolled:
    • you apply to graduate during the semester you wish to graduate.
    • you will receive instructions via Secure Academic Notice at the beginning of the semester.
      • If you don’t receive this SAN, we don’t know you plan to graduate this semester! Contact us!
    • you can review your degree audit at IDA: Interactive Degree Audit
    • you graduate only if all your degree, residency, GPA and departmental requirements are completed at the end of the semester.
  • If you are NOT currently enrolled:
    • you are an in absentia student (this means you are not enrolled at the university when you graduate).
    • contact Student Affairs (512-471-5011) to discuss the in absentia graduation process.
    • you apply to graduate in absentia during the semester you wish to graduate.
    • you graduate only if all your degree, residency, GPA and departmental requirements are completed at the end of the semester.

 

College of Fine Arts Fall 2016 Commencement

 

Date: Saturday, December 3  2016

Time: 3:00-4:00 PM (auditorium doors open at 2:30)

Location: LBJ Auditorium (located in the building that houses the LBJ Museum and Library) 313 Red River St, Austin, TX 78705

Tickets: Guests DO NOT need tickets to attend the ceremony. There is no limit to how many guests a student may invite.

Parking: The day of Commencement, all parking garages and surfaces lots on campus (excluding those marked "Reserved At All Times") are free and open to the public. Free parking is available directly east of the building in lots 37, 38, and 39 (access via Red River Street). Free parking is also available in the Manor Road Garage on Robert Dedman Drive, directly across the street from Texas Memorial Stadium.

Reception: A brief reception will follow the ceremony in the lobby of LBJ Auditorium.

 

Disability Services:

Parking: Several handicapped parking spaces are available in the parking lots directly in front of Sid Richardson Hall (SRH).

Elevator access to LBJ Auditorium: Enter Sid Richardson Hall (SRH) via the north-most doors. Elevators will be on your left. Take elevators down to the BASEMENT level and then follow signs to the LBJ Auditorium. A second elevator is located on the right side of the auditorium. Seating for patrons in wheelchairs is located in the back of the auditorium.

 

This ceremony is only for students receiving undergraduate Fine Arts degrees. Students receiving a graduate degree in Fine Arts should contact the Office of Graduate Studies at 471-4511 for information about their ceremony.