Commencement Ceremony Dates

Texas A&M University - College Station

The Office of the Registrar is responsible for ensuring the number of graduates at each commencement ceremony results in ceremonies of reasonably equal duration. Consequently, the determination of which colleges will graduate at which ceremony is typically not established until the seventh or eighth week of classes. Please refer to the Academic Calendar for this deadline.


Thursday, May 10

Degree candidates are asked to arrive 45 minutes before their ceremony near the North Entry of Reed Arena. They will begin line formation 30 minutes before the ceremony.
 
  • TBD

Friday, May 11

 
 
  • TBD

Saturday, May 12

 
 
  • TBD

Friday, December 15

Degree candidates are asked to arrive 45 minutes before their ceremony near the North Entry of Reed Arena. They will begin line formation 30 minutes before the ceremony.
 
  • 9 a.m. - Reed Arena
    • Graduates and Undergraduates in Engineering
  • 2 p.m. - Reed Arena
    • Graduates in Bush School of Government and Public Service
    • Graduates and Undergraduates in Agriculture and Life Sciences
    • Graduates and Undergraduates in Geosciences
    • Graduates and Professionals in Medicine
    • Graduates and Undergraduates in Nursing
    • Graduates and Undergraduates in Public Health
    • Graduates and Undergraduates in Science
  • 7 p.m. - Reed Arena
    • Graduates and Undergraduates in Architecture
    • Graduates and Undergraduates in Liberal Arts
    • Graduates and Undergraduates in Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

Saturday, December 16

Degree candidates are asked to arrive 45 minutes before their ceremony near the North Entry of Reed Arena. They will begin line formation 30 minutes before the ceremony.
 
  • 9 a.m. - Reed Arena
    • Graduates and Undergraduates in Mays Business School
    • Graduates and Undergraduates in Education

Friday, August 11 

Degree candidates are asked to arrive 45 minutes before their ceremony near the North Entry of Reed Arena. They will begin line formation 30 minutes before the ceremony.
 
  • 9 a.m. - Reed Arena
    • Graduates and Undergraduates in Agriculture and Life Sciences
    • Graduates and Undergraduates in Business
    • Graduates and Undergraduates in Engineering
    • Graduates and Undergraduates in Liberal Arts
    • Graduates in Bush School of Government and Public Service
    • Graduates and Undergraduates in Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
 
  • 2 p.m. - Reed Arena
    • Graduates and Undergraduates in Architecture
    • Graduates and Undergraduates in Education
    • Graduates and Undergraduates in Geosciences
    • Graduates in College of Medicine
    • Graduates and Undergraduates in Nursing
    • Graduates and Undergraduates in the School of Public Health
    • Graduates and Undergraduates in Science



 

Dates for Future Semesters*

  • Summer 2018 - August 10
  • Fall 2018 - December 14-15
* Future ceremony dates are subject to change.

Note: All students planning to participate in a commencement ceremony must do so in the ceremony designated for their college in the term in which they have an active graduation application.  Graduate students in interdisciplinary programs can find the ceremony designated for their program here.