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UHD Spring 2017 Cap and Gown Reception Slated for May 6

A proud student at the UHD Cap and Gown Reception. Photo Credit:  John Everett

The University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) will host the spring 2017 Cap and Gown Reception to honor graduation candidates’ important milestones and educational accomplishments.

Two receptions will be held on Saturday, May 6 for the graduating candidates. The first reception, slated for 10 a.m., will honor graduates from the College of Sciences and Technology, University College and the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. RSVP to attend.

The second reception will be held at 2 p.m. for students from the College of Public Service and the Marilyn Davies College of Business. RSVP to attend.

Candidates are strongly encouraged to attend the Cap and Gown Reception, which is reserved for only graduating candidates. During the reception, graduation candidates will:

  • receive important information about the graduation ceremony
  • network with current alumni
  • pick up caps and gowns
  • decorate caps
  • take informal cap and gown photos for a nominal cost
  • enjoy refreshments

Graduates should allot at least two hours to attend the entire reception program. Dress code is business casual. Students should check-in in front of Robertson Auditorium located on the third floor of the Academic Building upon arrival.

Regalia: The Bookstore also will be at the reception with graduation and alumni merchandise for sale. Students can order a cap and gown online or at the UHD Bookstore located in S351, One Main Building, prior to the reception. For expedited service, please bring your purchase receipt to the reception to pick up your cap and gown. The Bookstore also will be selling diploma frames at this event.

Make a 2017 Senior Gift: Transitioning from a senior to a proud alum is the moment you have been waiting for. As a way to “give back” consider making your class pledge today. Click here to make a pledge or to buy some alumni gear.

For additional information about UHD Commencement, visit the Commencement website.