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- Preparing for Graduation - Several Texas A&M departments join to bring you everything you need to know about graduation.
- Ceremony Dates & Speakers - Commencement ceremony dates, times, and speakers are posted for each college as they become known.
- Military Commissioning - Texas A&M commissions more officers than any other university, except the service academies.
- Applying for Your Diploma - Don't miss the deadline. You must file an application for degree before you can graduate.
- Final Degree Audit - Only those students who pass the final degree audit on the first attempt will receive diplomas.
- Tuition Rebates Upon Graduation - Certain undergraduate students may qualify for a $1,000 tuition rebate.
- Diploma Date - All diplomas awarded in the main ceremonies each semester are printed with the same date.
- Replacement Diplomas - The Office of Admissions and Records handles orders for diploma replacements.
- Academic Transcripts - The Office of Admissions and Records handles orders for official academic transcripts.
- Getting Your Cap & Gown - All graduates who walk the stage to receive their diploma must wear the appropriate attire.
- Guest Information - Info on parking, tickets, seating, ceremony length, other viewing options, and lodging.
- Location & Directions - Maps and directions to commencement locations in College Station and Galveston.
- Services for Disabled Guests - Special services and parking are available for disabled degree candidates or guests.
- Guest Attire - There is no formal policy, but guests are encouraged to dress respectfully and sensibly.
- Line Formation - Graduates are asked to arrive 45 minutes before their ceremony near the North Entry of Reed Arena.
- Degree Conferral Order - Diplomas are conferred in a specific order during each ceremony.
- List of Graduates - A commencement booklet with program and graduates is offered to guests as they enter the venue.
- Non-Attendance at Graduation - The "Non-Attendance at Graduation" form must be completed by those who do not intend to participate.
- Graduating with Honors - Graduates meeting the high honors standards are acknowledged with gold honor stoles.
- Honorary Degrees - The policy of awarding honorary doctorates on a highly selective basis was reinstituted in 1989.
- Ceremonial Symbols - The special occasion of commencement is distinguished by the use of meaningful symbols.
- Academic Regalia - Distinctive dress, color and ceremony are used to indicate the accomplishments of scholars.
- Regalia History - Academic costumes of today have a history of nearly eight hundred years.
- Ceremonial Mace - The University mace, a gift of the class of 1990, leads academic processions for special ceremonies.
- Gonfalons - The eleven gonfalons displayed represent the ten colleges of Texas A&M and Graduate Studies.
- Graduation Announcements - It's easy to order your official TAMU graduation announcements online!
- Capturing the Moment - Photographs of graduates crossing the stage and ceremony videos are available.
- Inspiration Award - The Inspiration Award for Exceptional Secondary Education honors Texas high school teachers.
- Brown-Rudder Award - The Brown Foundation-Earl Rudder Memorial Outstanding Student Award
- The Next Tradition - AFS hosts a party for graduates on Thursday night after the end of final exams.
- Past Semesters
- Copyrights & Trademarks - This site contains copyrighted and trademarked images.
- Contact Us - Questions may be directed to the appropriate office.