University Commencement for the College of Technology
Friday, December 14, 2018
3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
This will be a combined ceremony for the with the College of Education.
Please review the detailed information about requirements for graduating.
Arrival Time & Location
Please arrive no later than 1:30 PM to NRG Arena. Commencement
University Commencement Duration
The program itself will be approximately 2½ hours long.
Prices for UH Custom Student Keeper Gown Unit
- Bachelor Unit (Cap, gown, tassel*) $65.00 + Tax
- Master Unit (Cap, gown, tassel*, & hood**) $87.00 + Tax
- Honor Cords $14.50 + Tax (for Bachelor candidates only)
- Gratitude Stole $30.00 + Tax
*Bachelor tassels are maroon and Master tassels are black.
**Master Hoods are maroon.
Students do not need to return regalia back to the bookstore. The regalia is yours to keep.
Invitations and Announcements
Students can order their personalized invitations from The Herff Jones Company by calling 281-379-3825, or online at www.herff-jones.com/college/uh.
If you have any questions regarding graduation regalia and/or graduation invitations, please call the UH Bookstore at 713-748-0923.
Undergraduates who are graduating with honors may purchase Honors Cords from the University Bookstore for approximately $14.50 plus tax. You do not need to take any verification of Honors awards to purchase the cords. (We are very sorry, but graduate students are not eligible for Honors.)
Students who follow an undergraduate catalog year prior to Fall 2010 should refer to the following Honors policy:
Undergraduate students who complete their degree requirements will graduate with the stated academic honors if they achieve the following grade point averages earned in the last sixty-six (66) hours (at least 60 of which must be letter-grade courses) completed at the University of Houston. Grades of S, U, I and W are not assigned grade point values and are not used in the computation of the grade point average.
Honors Grade Point Averages
3.75 to 4.0 - Summa Cum Laude (with highest honors)
3.50 to 3.74 - Magna Cum Laude (with high honors)
3.25 to 3.49 - Cum Laude (with honors)
Further, the honors calculation will include all hours completed in the semester in which the first of that final sixty-six (66) hours was completed.
Students to whom the Fall 2010 catalog applies should refer to the following Honors policy:
Undergraduate students who complete their degree requirements will graduate with the stated academic honors if they achieve the following grade point averages earned in the last fifty-four (54) hours (all of which must be A, B, C,. . . letter-grade courses) completed at the University of Houston. Grades of S, U, I and W are not assigned grade point values and are not used in the computation of the grade point average.
Honors Grade Point Averages
3.90 to 4.0 - Summa Cum Laude (with highest honors)
3.70 to 3.89 - Magna Cum Laude (with high honors)
3.50 to 3.69 - Cum Laude (with honors)
Cougar Spirit Cords and Cougar Grad Challenge
The Cougar Spirit Cord is a red and white honor cord that graduating Coogs wear at the university commencement. It demonstrates your pride and support for your university.
With a gift of $15 or more, you'll earn a Cougar Spirit Cord to wear at graduation. A symbol of your pride, gratitude, and a way to show support for a program that's made a difference in your UH experience, your Cougar Spirit Cord is also a way of leaving a legacy for students who will be returning to UH next semester. Beat the rush, make your gift here today.
The College of Technology has won two awards for the Cougar Grad Challenge:
- Spring 2013-Most Spirited College for the Cougar Grad Challenge
- Fall 2013-Third Highest Participation Rate for the Cougar Grad Challenge
No tickets required. There is no limit to the number of guests you may bring.
- (Green) Lot, driving directions (https://nrgpark.com/driving-directions)
- Guests are advised to plan for and expect cash only, per-car parking fees at this event.
While you are
Master graduates will wear their hoods for the processional.
Flash Photography will be the official photographer for our ceremony will be taking individual photos during the ceremony. Flash Photography will send the proofs to you so that you can decide if you want to order prints. The photographer will already have your mailing address. If you do not receive the proofs within 30 days of your commencement, please contact Flash Photography at 800.410.8070.
Registered CSD Students needing any additional services or have special requests must notify Paula Canada at email@example.com or 713-743-0892 at least 2 WEEKS prior to their scheduled university commencement.
If you have any questions, please contact College of Technology Advising at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Graduation Reception and Awards Program
Graduating students are invited to a reception and awards program, which will be held Thursday, December 14, 2018, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM in the Hilton Hotel - Conrad Ballroom at the University of Houston. Each graduate will be allowed to bring two(2) guests. RSVPs are required.RSVP