Texas Tech University

Commencement Information


Important Information for your Commencement Ceremony

The Graduate School's May 2021 commencement ceremony will be held on Friday, May 14 at 5pm in the Jones AT&T Stadium. This ceremony is for Master's and Doctoral students who registered for the ceremony via Marching Order.

While there will be some modifications to the ceremony, each graduate will be recognized individually. You will also have the opportunity to walk across the stage and have a photograph taken. In order to maintain social distancing, Graduate Hooding will not take place.

Seating & Ticket Information

You will be able to register for the ceremony and request up to 10 tickets for family and friends to join you via Marching Order. Tickets are free and required for entrance. Once the registration period closes in mid-April, we will provide further details on the ceremony and ticket distribution for all participants. For logistics, safety protocols, and additional information, please visit the commencement website.


Diplomas and certificates will be mailed to all graduates who have completed degree requirements.

Diploma Information (International Mailing - Express Mail Service)

As per Texas Tech University Operating Procedures: a student may only receive 1 diploma.

If you have filed an application to graduate and will not complete all requirements for graduation this Spring 2021, please work with your department to update your graduation status.


More Information

For more information about commencement visit the Provost's Office website.