Graduation FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

All undergraduates who complete their degree requirements in Fall will be invited to participate in the May graduation ceremony of the same academic year. For example, if you completed your degree in Fall 2023 you will be invited to participate in the May 2024 graduation ceremony.

Those who have 12 or fewer hours of remaining coursework to complete during the Summer term are eligible for walker participation in the May graduation ceremony of the same academic year.

In preparation, you are encouraged to meet with an academic advisor to discuss eligibility and next steps.

Those participating in the Moody College Graduation ceremony are expected to wear academic regalia, which are the traditional dress for degree candidates participating in college, school and department graduation ceremonies, as well as the university-wide commencement ceremony.

Ordering and Purchasing Regalia

Important information and deadlines for purchase and rental of regalia are available at the University Co-op’s website or at the following Co-op location:

University Co-op
Graduation Department (main level)
2246 Guadalupe St.
Austin, TX 78705
800-255-1896 - Option 2

Graduates who need accommodation to participate in the ceremony should contact us via email at with your specific accommodation requests no later than 7 business days prior to the event date - we will make every effort to provide accommodation requests.

For guests - 
The Moody Center offers wheelchair accessible and low mobility seating on each level of the venue. Moody Center also has elevators available to guests with disabilities. Check with a nearby Guest Services member for assistance. We cannot guarantee any kind of seating due to the first come, first served process. 

A passenger drop off point is available at the Member drop-off location accessible from the I-35 frontage road, head west on Clyde Littlefield Dr., then south on Red River. Please notify personnel attending entrance passengers are ADA or mobility impaired. 

We highly recommend connecting with a Moody Center Guest Services member upon arrival to the venue. They will be there to support your needs.

Graduation ceremony activities will continue if it is safe to do so, rain or shine.

A professional photographer will be present. Graduates will have the option to purchase their photographs by ordering through the university contracted photographers.

All ticketing information will be updated closer to May 2024 ceremony. 

Parking will be free in all university garages. Parking information for graduation events can be accessed here.

Details about graduation are shared via email directly with graduating seniors who have an approved Graduation Application on file, and posted on our Graduation Ceremony page closer to the event date, typically after Spring Break.