Commencement for University of Houston-Clear Lake

University of Houston-Clear Lake will hold spring 2019 Commencement Ceremonies on Sunday, May 19, 2019. Commencement will take place at the NRG Arena in Houston, TX at the following times:

  • Spring 2019 Ceremony
  • Noon, May 19, 2019 NRG Arena

    College of Human Sciences and Humanities
    College of Science and Engineering

  • 5 p.m., May 19, 2019 NRG Arena

    College of Business
    College of Education

Directions to NRG Arena

A Ceremony of Success

Commencement provides a proud time for everyone to honor you as you earn your UHCL degree. Each semester, UHCL graduates gather with family and friends to celebrate all their academic successes. Read more about this semester's graduates and speakers.

Graduation Day is a Milestone of Personal Achievement

Commencement requires careful organization and planning. We want to ensure that everything will happen on time so you can attend any personal celebrations thrown in your honor by your friends and family.

Take all the necessary steps to participate in Commencement. Follow them closely, and don’t hesitate to contact us if you have questions. You can also explore FAQ’s for additional information.

Grads Giving Thanks Commencement Video

Congratulations, UHCL graduates! You’ve reached an important milestone, but we know you didn’t do it alone. You’re invited to share thanks and thoughts in a special "Grads Giving Thanks" video that will play for family and friends before Commencement.

  • Spring 2019 Grads Giving Thanks Photo Booths
  • Tuesday, April 30

    9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. in Atrium I

  • Wednesday, May 1
    9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. in Pearland Campus Lobby
  • Wednesday, May 1
    3-7 p.m. in Rec Center Lobby
  • Thursday, May 2
    1-5 p.m. at the UHCL Letters

Can’t make one of the Grads Giving Thanks photo booths?

If you are unable to attend one of these scheduled photo booths, snap a picture with your message at home and email it to by 5 p.m., May 6. Include your name and your college (Business, Education, Human Sciences and Humanities or Science and Engineering) and your contact information.

  • Office of the Registrar

    Phone: 281-283-2525
    Fax: 281-283-2530

    2700 Bay Area Blvd, Box 86
    Houston, TX 77058-1002

    Office hours:
    Monday - Thursday, 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
    Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.