Texas Tech University Summer Commencement



9:00 am and 1:30 pm

Saturday, August 7, 2021 the following colleges will receive their degrees at United Supermarkets Arena:

9:00 a.m.

Graduate School (all degree candidates receiving Ph.D. or Master's degree)
Rawls College of Business
Edward E. Whitacre, Jr. College of Engineering
University Programs
J.T. & Margaret Talkington College of Visual & Performing Arts
College of Architecture

1:30 p.m.

College of Arts and Sciences
College of Human Sciences
College of Education
College of Media and Communication
College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources
Honors College

Doors are scheduled to open at 7:00 am for the 9:00 am ceremony and at 11:30 am for the 1:30 pm ceremony.

Guest and graduate parking is free and available in the lots west of United Supermarkets Arena, across Indiana Avenue.  ADA accessible parking will be available in the lots immediately west and north of the facility. 

The Clear Bag Policy is in effect for this event to help facilitate bag searches in a sanitary fashion. Bags that are clear plastic, vinyl, or PVC and do not exceed 12" x 6" x 12", or small clutch bags, approximately the size of a hand, may be taken into the venue. An exception may be made for medically necessary items upon inspection. Beverage refreshments will be available for purchase at the arena concession stands.  Outside food and drink is prohibited.

Signs / banners and air horns / noise makers are prohibited to help maintain the dignity of this special occasion.   

If you suspect recent exposure to Covid-19 or are feeling unwell, we ask that you stay home for the safety of other guests and event team members, and invite you to enjoy viewing the Ceremony Live Stream from home and to return to our venue when you are feeling better.  Please visit our Covid-19 Response page to learn more about the Texas Tech Commitment and related venue measures in place.

The arena is an CHL exclusionary zone for this event (guns free). Open carry is prohibited at all arena events.

Please see the complete list of  Building Policies & Prohibited Items.

Unable to attend the ceremony?  Watch it live online at http://www.ttu.edu/livestream/.    

Congratulations, graduates!

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