Graduate raising his hand greeting family and friends in the stands

School of Health Professions
Commencement

Graduate Information

Friday, August 13, 2021
10:00 am
Moody Gardens Convention Center, Expo B&C (Off Campus)
Seven Hope Boulevard, Galveston, TX 77554

Graduating Students

Congratulations to the Class of 2021!

Guests may attend at this time. Masks and social distancing are strongly encouraged. The ceremony will be broadcast live for more family and friends to watch online and celebrate our graduates’ achievements virtually.

Note: Guest attendance is subject to change based on public-health considerations related to COVID-19 precautions and guidelines. Please continue to visit this site often for updated information.

Oh the places you'll go, today is your day! Your mountain is waiting. So... get on your way! - Dr. Seuss

ALL eligible graduates must complete the following:

  1. Apply for Graduation - Application is now CLOSED as of the deadline of midnight on July 16, 2021.
    An email from the Office of Academic and Student Affairs will be sent to all eligible students with instructions.
  2. Download & Print - Graduate Checklist and complete ALL action steps
  3. Download & Print - Graduate Commencement Day Schedule and Instructions
    This schedule includes important details regarding rehearsal and FAQs. Students are highly encouraged to print, review and retain for reference. 

Schedule for Commencement Day

  • 8:15 am Graduates report to Moody Gardens Convention Center, Expo A
  • 9:00 am ADA Guest Admittance, Expo C entrance
  • 9:15 am Graduate & Faculty Line Up, Expo A
  • 9:15 am Doors Open to General Seating, Expo B
  • 10:00 am Commencement ceremony begins, Expo B&C
  • 11:15 am Ceremony ends (estimated)

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.

Download & Print: Moody Gardens Parking Map

Kudoboard - Congratulations and Kudos

Join us in celebrating our graduates by sharing a note of encouragement, a piece of advice and congratulations to the Class of 2021 on Kudoboard. You can do this for individual students, programs, or for the entire class! Post a video or message on Kudoboard at https://utmb.kudoboard.com/boards/2021-SHP-Commencement.

Social Media

Share the excitement, the tears, the joy and your favorite commencement moments! Post to Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram using this hashtag to share your unique commencement experience: #UTMBgrad

Future Commencement Dates

  • Friday, August 19, 2022
  • Friday, August 18, 2023
  • Friday, August 16, 2024
  • Friday, August 22, 2025
Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you've always imagined. - Henry David Thoreau

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