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
firstname.lastname@example.org 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
12:30 p.m. Doors open for guests and family
12:30 p.m. Check-in for graduates
1:45 p.m. Procession begins
2:00 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 1:30 p.m. on Sunday December 17th.
Guests and Family
Doors will open for guests and family at 12:30 p.m. This event is ticketed with 4 tickets per graduating student. Guests with tickets will enter through the main entrance at Bayou City Events Center and present their ticket before entering into the ballroom where Commencement will take place.
- Free parking is available at Bayou City Events Center on a first come, first serve basis.
- There is no coat check or bag check on-site.