Campus and Community / Faculty and Staff

Spring 2017 Commencement Volunteers Needed

The University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) Spring 2017 Commencement ceremonies are just a few weeks away, and volunteers are needed to help welcome graduates’ families and friends to the venues, distribute programs, direct guests to seats, help students check in, and assist with special accommodations and other needs that may arise.

UHD’s 62nd annual Commencement will begin at 11 a.m. on Sunday, May 14, at Minute Maid Park, home of the Houston Astros. Gates will open for students and guests at 8:30 a.m. with the procession starting at 10:15 a.m.

The College of Business Graduate Programs Commencement will be held at 7 p.m. on Friday, May 12, in the UHD Robertson Auditorium. Doors will open for students and guests at 5:30 p.m. with the procession starting at 6:45 p.m.

To volunteer for either or both events, complete the Volunteer Sign-Up Form.

If you have any questions, contact Allison White Alexander, director of Events and Conference Services at 713-221-8580.