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UHD Fall 2017 Cap & Gown Reception Slated for Dec. 1-2

2016 Business Graduation011

(Photo: Thomas B. Shea)

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

Receptions are scheduled for Friday, Dec. 1 and Saturday, Dec. 2.

The Dec. 1 reception, slated for 6 p.m., celebrates the accomplishments of graduates from the College of Public Service and the Marilyn Davies College of Business. RSVP to attend.

At 10 a.m. on Dec. 2, a reception will spotlight graduates from the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, College of Sciences and Technology and University College. RSVP for this reception here.

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

  • receive important information about the graduation ceremony
  • network with current alumni
  • pick up caps and gowns
  • decorate caps
  • enjoy refreshments

Graduates should allot at least two hours to attend the entire reception program. Dress code is business casual. Upon arrival, students should check in at the front entry area of Robertson Auditorium (A300).

Regalia: If you have purchased your regalia, bring your receipt of purchase to the reception table for expedited service. Please note that the bookstore will offer diploma frames at this event. For questions about your order, contact the bookstore at 713-221-8145.

Make a Senior Gift! Class of 2017—the transition from senior to proud alum is a moment you have been waiting for. As a way to pay it forward for current and future students, graduating seniors can make a class gift of $20.17! To make a donation, click here and select ‘Senior Class Gift.’ By making a Senior Class Gift, grads will receive a video clip of themselves crossing the commencement stage.

For additional information, visit the UHD Commencement Website.