UNT spring commencement to be held May 11-12

Monday, April 30, 2012

What: Spring commencement ceremonies at the University of North Texas

When: Doctoral and master's commencement ceremony at 3 p.m. May 11 (Friday); Baccalaureate commencement ceremonies at 7 p.m. May 11 (Friday) and 9 a.m., 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. May 12 (Saturday)  

Where: All commencement ceremonies will be held in the UNT Coliseum, located on the southeast corner of Highland Street and North Texas Boulevard at 600 Avenue D.

DENTON (UNT), Texas -- More than 4,000 students will receive their bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees from the University of North Texas during spring commencement ceremonies May 11 and 12 (Friday and Saturday).

Doctoral and master's students will walk across the stage at 3 p.m. May 11 (Friday). This spring, 817 master's students and 83 doctoral students applied for graduation, surpassing last spring's record number of graduate student graduations by 145. The 3,125 students receiving their bachelor's degrees will walk at 7 p.m. May 11 (Friday) and 9 a.m., 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. May 12 (Saturday).

Baccalaureate commencement ceremony at 7 p.m. May 11 (Friday)

  • College of Engineering
  • College of Community Affairs and Public Service

Baccalaureate commencement ceremony at 9 a.m. May 12 (Saturday)

  • College of Arts and Sciences

Baccalaureate commencement ceremony at 1 p.m. May 12 (Saturday)

  • College of Information
  • College of Music
  • College of Visual Arts and Design
  • Frank W. and Sue Mayborn School of Journalism
  • College of Merchandising, Hospitality and Tourism

Baccalaureate commencement ceremony at 5 p.m. May 12 (Saturday)

  • College of Education
  • College of Business

The commencement reception for master's, doctoral and undergraduate candidates will be from 4:30 to 7 p.m. May 11 (Friday) at the UNT Gateway Center Ballroom, located on North Texas Boulevard between Eagle Drive and Highland Street and adjacent to the Coliseum at 801 North Texas Blvd. The commencement reception for students receiving their bachelor's degrees will be from 10:30 to 5 p.m. May 12 (Saturday) at the Gateway Center Ballroom.

UNT News Service Phone Number: (940) 565-2108