College of Education Spring 2014 Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony

Date: Friday, May 16, 2014
Time: 12:00 p.m.
Location: Gregory Gym
Commencement Speaker: Dr. Aaron Rochlen

Education Ceremony Information

The commencement ceremony being held for undergraduate students in the College of Education is scheduled for Friday, May 16, 2014, at 12:00 p.m. in Gregory Gym. Degree candidates should plan to arrive by 11:00 a.m. to allow adequate time for ceremony preparation. Tickets are not required for family or guests. The ceremony is expected to last around 1 1/2 hours.

This ceremony is only for undergraduate students earning a Bachelor's degree or completing a Post-Baccalaureate teacher certification program. Graduate students should contact the Graduate School for information about graduate student convocation.

University-Wide Commencement Information

The 131st Spring University-Wide Commencement Ceremony is scheduled for Saturday, May 17, 2014, at 8:00 p.m. at The University of Texas at Austin Tower.

Education Commencement Speaker

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Aaron Rochlen will be our Spring 2014 commencement speaker. Dr. Rochlen is a Professor and currently the Program Director in the Counseling Psychology in the department of Educational Psychology. He received his bachelor's degree in Psychology from the University of Michigan and his doctorate in Counseling Psychology from The University of Maryland at College Park. An expert in fathering and men's mental health, Dr. Rochlen was recently identified as one of the most productive scholars over an 8 year period, in the competitive journal, "The Psychology of Men and Masculinity."


Parking for Commencement activities is free in designated areas and all parking garages on a first come, first served basis. Convenient parking for Gregory Gym will be located in the Brazos Parking Garage located at MLK and Brazos. Disabled parking and drop off area is available along Speedway (west of Gregory Gym). Additional parking information is available at the Parking and Transportation Web Site.

Academic Regalia

Degree candidates participating in the College of Education Commencement Ceremony will wear academic regalia. Academic regalia and invitations are available for purchase from the University Co-op. The tassel and stole color for the College of Education is light blue.

Special Assistance for Graduates & Guests

The Gregory Gym staff is prepared to make accommodations for all graduates and/or guests needing special assistance. Event staff will be available to assist persons needing special assistance. Special seating has been designated for guests in need of assistance.

Graduates needing special assistance should contact Michael Dean to make arrangements.

Additional Information

Information about the commencement ceremony will be e-mailed to students in April. For questions related to graduation within the College of Education, please send e-mails to Michael Dean or call (512) 471-3487.

Last updated on February 3, 2014