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University of Houston - Victoria

Commencement Ceremony

The Spring 2014 Commencement Ceremony will be held at Faith Family Church, 2002 E. Mockingbird Lane Victoria, TX 77904 on Saturday, May 10, 2014.

  • 9:00 a.m. Ceremony: School of Arts & Sciences, School of Education and Human Development

  • 1:00 p.m. Ceremony: School of Business Administration, School of Nursing

  • Guest seating is limited and will require a ticket for each guest, including infants and children. Family and friends may arrive as early as one hour before each ceremony begins.

  • On the day of graduation, please report to the Faith Family Church Connection Center, which is located at the rear of the building, no later than one hour before your scheduled ceremony begins.

Only graduates will be allowed in the Connection Center for robing and check-in. Upon check-in, you will be given your name card and will receive instructions for lining up. Also, remember that you will not be able to carry anything into the ceremony with you. Please leave purses, camera, etc. with family members or in your vehicle.

Undergraduate Honor Status
Honor graduates will be recognized at the commencement ceremony. Graduation with honors is reserved for undergraduate students only. Final grades for Spring 2014 are not available for the commencement ceremony, so for commencement, honor candidates are identified by their grades through their next to last semester of coursework. Diplomas will indicate honors received including the final semester. Please direct questions regarding honors to Office of Registrar and Student Records, at

Master Degree Recipients
If you are receiving a Master's degree, you will need to order a hood. Your hood will be lined with a color that represents your academic degree. Please refer to Regalia Information to determine which color lining you will need for your hood.