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2024 University Commencement for
Tilman J. Fertitta Family College of Medicine

The University of Houston is excited to celebrate the Tilman J. Fertitta Family College of Medicine’s inaugural commencement ceremony. All graduates will have the opportunity to walk across the stage, have their name called and their photo taken! The details regarding the Fertitta Family College of Medicine ceremony are as follows:

Class of 2024 Commencement Ceremony May 11, 2024 at 7 P.M. in the Cullen Peformance Hall 4300 University Drive, Houston, TX 77204


View the Inaugural Graduating Class of 2024


Live Stream and Attendance Information

Live Stream link: The live stream link will go “live” one hour prior to the start of the ceremony, University Commencement Live Streams - University of Houston (

Commencement Tickets: Tickets will be required for all commencement ceremonies taking place at the University of Houston. Tickets will be distributed to the graduating students via email closer to the date of the ceremonies. Each graduate will receive six (6) electronic tickets. Graduates themselves will not require a ticket. Children two (2) years of age and under will not require tickets.
All commencement tickets are complimentary, and any unused tickets should be returned to the commencement ticket pool. The selling of commencement tickets is not condoned by the University and could constitute a violation of the Student Code of Conduct.

Commencement Guest Ticket Lottery:  Need additional guest tickets? Students interested in entering the commencement guest ticket lottery to receive additional tickets can submit a request​ for more tickets. The link to submit your request will be provided on UH’s Commencement Webpage the week of March 18.

The commencement lottery will be open to submit your request beginning March 21 at 10:00am CST through March 26 at 11:59pm CST. Please note, the availability of extra tickets is not guaranteed and depends on the number of graduates and amount of returned or unclaimed tickets; please plan accordingly.

Students will be notified of the commencement lottery results by the end of the day on April 2. If selected, your additional tickets will be available for pickup during transition to residency.

For questions about commencement tickets please email,

Parking: Complimentary parking will be available in designated areas, although carpooling is encouraged to help minimize traffic. Please click here for more parking information.

Important Dates


Deadline to Order Regalia
Please order online here by the deadline.


Deadline to Apply for Graduation
Please apply for graduation via by the deadline.

Fee breakdown: Apply by March 1st $25; Apply after March 1st, $50.

APRIL 8 - 12

Regalia Pick-up from the Campus Bookstore
Regalia pick-up will be available at the Campus Store only.

(The Campus bookstore is not open on weekends)

MAY 1 - 10

Line Card and Commencement Day instructions
Participants must pick up their Line-card and Commencement Day instructions in the Office of Student Affairs, Admissions and Outreach

MAY 10

College of Medicine Commencement Reception
6:00pm – 8:00pm at the Tilman J. Fertitta Family College of Medicine – all graduates and their families are welcome; RSVPs here.

MAY 11

Commencement Ceremony
7:00pm at the Cullen Performance Hall - Graduates must arrive for line-up no later than 6:00pm

Fertitta Family College of Medicine Commencement Speaker