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School of Health Professions Commencement

Never believe that a few caring people canít change the world. For, indeed, thatís all who ever have. ~ Margaret Mead

A Letter to our Graduating Students

Dear Students,
Congratulations on this significant milestone as you complete your degree at UTMB School of Health Professions! All of us in the Office of Academic and Student Affairs are extremely proud of your accomplishments and of the great effort you have put forth. Your work to improve the healthcare of the people of Texas and around the world is critical and important work. You will be rewarded over and over and will find much satisfaction in your chosen field. I wish you much success and joy in your new career. Please let us know how you are doing. We want you to always remain a part of our UTMB family.

All the best,

Marlene B. Salas-Provance, Ph.D., MHA, CCC-SLP, FASHA
Associate Dean for Academic and Student Affairs


Fall 2017 Commencement

Friday, August 11, 2017
2:00 - 5:00 pm (Anticipate approximately 2 to 2 1/2 hours.)

Moody Gardens Convention Center, Expo B&C (Off Campus)
Seven Hope Boulevard, Galveston, TX 77554
Click here for directions

Planning Ahead? Save the Date!

Future Commencement Dates

  • Friday, August 17, 2018
  • Friday, August 16, 2019
  • Friday, August 21, 2020

Attention Graduates

Visit the following webpages for important information and the ASA graduate checklist.

Event Day Parking

Parking is available in the Moody Gardens Convention Center Parking Garage and surrounding lots as directed. Follow the directional signs upon entering the Moody Gardens property complex to the Convention Center Parking Garage.

Hotel Accommodations

A room block for overnight accommodations for families and guests is available at the Moody Gardens Hotel and Conference Center. Please reserve your room by contacting the reservations department below and specify you are with the UTMB School of Health Professions Commencement.

  • Rates
    $161 (ask for UTMB School of Health Professions Commencement rate)
  • Reservations
    Must be made by July 20, 2017
  • Location
    One Hope Boulevard
    Galveston, Texas 77554
  • Phone
    409-741-8484
  • Toll Free
    888-388-8484

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