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Commencement 2015

132nd Spring University-wide Commencement Ceremony Schedule

Saturday, May 23, 2015

At the completion of two days of individual recognition in college and school convocations, degree candidates from all disciplines come together at the Tower, along with their families and friends, for the crowning celebration of their academic achievement - the University-wide Commencement Ceremony.

5:00 p.m. Commencement Seating Area Open

6:30 p.m. The University of Texas Steel Pan Ensemble Performance

7:00 p.m. Tower Carillon Concert

7:20 p.m. Commencement Concert:
     The University of Texas at Austin Chamber Singers
     The University of Texas at Austin Concert Chorale
     The University of Texas at Austin Wind Ensemble
     Butler School of Music • College of Fine Arts

8:00 p.m. Grand Procession of Degree Candidates

     Commencement Ceremony
     President Bill Powers

     Commencement Address
     Darren Walker
     President, The Ford Foundation

     Presentation of Degree Candidates
     Deans of Academic Colleges and Schools

     Conferring of Degrees
     Illumination of the Tower in Orange Honoring Degree Candidates

     Grand Finale
     “The Eyes of Texas”
     Fireworks Celebration