Texas Southern University Commencement ceremonies will be held on Saturday May 13, 2017 at 9:30 a.m. in the Health and Physical Education Arena. The graduate line of march will being promptly at 9:00 a.m. In the event of inclement weather, please visit our website for details and instructions.
Doors to the Arena will open at 7:00 a.m. Guest are ask to arrive no later than 9:15 a.m. to gain entrance to the Arena. Guest Tickets are not required for the ceremony and there are no limits to the number of guests a graduate may bring. When the arena reaches its full capacity, all guest will be directed to the campus overflow site. Review the Overflow Site Plan.
Our commitment to accessibility applies to all of our Commencement ceremonies. Wheelchair space and seating for mobility-impaired guests are located on the 2nd floor of the arena. Ushers will be available with directions and assistance. Wheelchairs are not available at the arena. Sign language interpreters will be located on the commencement stage.