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University of Houston-Clear Lake President Ira K. Blake will confer degrees via the

Fall 2020 Virtual Commencement 

Saturday, December 12, 2020 at 4 p.m. Central Time 

View Ceremony Ceremony Order Program

You will be able to view the ceremony beginning at 4 p.m. on December 12. Those who are unable to begin watching at 4 p.m. may access the ceremony at the same link when convenient. Rewinding is possible when the ceremony begins, and fast forwarding is available for the entire ceremony after the broadcast is complete. The link will remain available after the ceremony to watch at your convenience, and can be viewed as many times as desired.

Recognition will be presented with individual graduate slides after the conferral of degrees in the following order:

  • The College of Human Sciences and Humanities
  • The College of Education
  • The College of Science and Engineering
  • The College of Business

Sample graduate slide. Reads "Hunter Hawk: Bachelor of Science, Accounting, College of Business." 

Frequently Asked Questions

  How do I watch the ceremony?

The Office of the Registrar will send a link for the virtual commencement ceremony to each graduate at their UHCL issued email address. You may share the link with your family and friends. Anyone who can watch a video online, can view the ceremony by simply clicking on the link after 4 p.m., on December 12.

  Will degrees be conferred? 

Yes, President Blake will confer degree via virtual commencement. 


Soaring Hawks Car Parade

CANCELED: Soaring Hawks Car Parade

Due to predicted thunderstorms, all events scheduled for Dec. 19 have been canceled.

Event Details

Receiving your Diplomas

Graduates who have completed all the necessary coursework, and have been approved for graduation, should expect to receive their diplomas by mail 6-8 weeks after the official closing of the semester.


Don’t hesitate to contact us if you have questions.

  • 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.