UHD 63rd COMMENCEMENT
Saturday, December 16, 2017
Minute Maid Park
501 Crawford, Houston, TX 77002
8:30 a.m. Doors open for guests and family
8:30 a.m. Check-in for graduates in the Atrium
10:15 a.m. Procession begins
11:00 a.m. Ceremony begins
Students who have applied for graduation, and plan to walk in the ceremony, must report to the Atrium inside Minute Maid Park starting at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, December 16th. Graduates should enter into the ballpark via the Atrium entrance.
(Map of Minute Maid Park)
Guests and Family
Doors will open to guests Minute Maid Park at 8:30 a.m. All guests must enter through the Clock Tower Entrance, South Home Plate or Right Field Gate
(Map of Minute Maid Park). All guests entering Minute Maid Park will be subject to bag checks prior to entry and may be subject to inspection by handheld and/or walk through metal detectors. Further information regarding MLB and the Astros security policy can be found
here. Tickets are not required to attend commencement.
The University of Houston-Downtown’s 63rd Commencement Ceremony will be captioned.
If you and/or your guests would like to view captioned feeds, please visit
this link starting at 10 a.m. on Saturday, December 16th.
Commencement Live Stream
Live streaming will begin at 10 a.m. the day of the ceremony. Currently, anyone who visits the page will be greeted by a testing page, which has “color bars” to test their video and “tone” to test their audio. If you are not able to hear audio and see video, this may be indicative of a problem with the playback capabilities of your computer. Contact the UHD Help desk at (713) 221-8031 or
email@example.com to have a UHD Multimedia team member assist you with this problem. Click
here for the commencement live stream.
UHD FALL 2017 MARILYN DAVIES COLLEGE OF BUSINESS GRADUATE PROGRAMS COMMENCEMENT*
*This commencement program is only for students graduating with the
Master of Business Administration and the Master of Security Management degrees
Sunday, December 17, 2017
Bayou City Event Center
9401 Knight Road, Houston, Texas 77045
The Marilyn Davies College of Business Graduate Programs Commencement will be divided into two ceremonies, by concentration, to accommodate our large graduating class. Both will take place on Sunday, December 17th at Bayou City Event Center. See below for further details. We are thrilled to see you in December!
Concentration – ACC, INTL, SCM, and FIN/INV
8:30 a.m. - Doors open for guests and family
8:30 a.m. - Check-in for graduates (please arrive no later than 9:20 a.m.)
9:45 a.m. - Procession begins
10:00 a.m. - Ceremony begins
Concentration – GMGT, LDR, SMBD, MSM, and HRM
1:30 p.m. - Doors open for guests and family
1:30 p.m. - Check-in for graduates (please arrive no later than 2:20 p.m.)
2:45 p.m. - Procession begins
3:00 p.m. - Ceremony begins
Students who have applied for graduation, and plan to walk in the ceremony, must report to the Lakeview Room at Bayou City Event Center no later than 25 minutes prior to the procession. Free parking will be available on a first come, first serve basis. Please be aware that there is no place to store personal belongings (coats, purses, cameras, etc.) during the ceremony.
Guests and Family
Guests and family may begin to arrive at 8:30 a.m. for the first ceremony and then 1:30 p.m. for the second ceremony. Free parking is available at Bayou City on a first come, first serve basis. Please note that there will be no coat check available at Bayou City.