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Summer 2015 Graduation Information 

Please make plans for the summer 2015 commencement ceremony to be held on Friday August 7 at the Wagner Noel Performing Arts Center.  The ceremony will begin at 7:00 in the evening, graduating students should arrive at 6:00 for check in.  The Wagner Noël Performing Arts Center is located adjacent to the UTPB Center for Energy and Economic Diversification (CEED), midway between Midland and Odessa along State Highway 191and north of the Midland International Airport. 

 

In order to be prepared for graduation, please keep these things in mind

  1. Participation in the ceremony requires you to climb several steps to the top of the stage. If you require special accommodations they can easily be arranged, please contact Margaret Boyd by August 3rd at 432-552-2637.
  2. If you are taking a course in the second eight weeks, your class will not be over until after the ceremony.  You may still participate in the ceremony but the Registrar's Office will hold your diploma until all your grades are turned in. 
  3. All students are required to wear the appropriate graduation regalia. If you have questions about your order please contact the bookstore at 552-0220.
  4. Please make sure your instructor knows you plan to graduate so that they get your grades turned in on time.
  5. If you are taking a course at another institution your diploma will be held until an official transcript from that institution is received.

Should you have any questions regarding the ceremony, please call the Registrar’s office (432) 552-2635. If you have questions regarding your academic eligibility, please contact your academic advisor.

Undergraduate Student :

 Undergraduate Graduation Application Please note that applying to graduate does not automatically award a student the degree. Please continue working with your academic advisor to officially verify that you have met with all requirements of the degree.

  1. Download the Undergraduate Graduation Packet from the link above and fill out the application. 
  2. Take application to Accounting Office, MB 1221 to pay the $25 fee.  Online students can pay the fee by providing credit card information to Accounting by fax 432-552-2707 or telephone 432-552-2706.
  3. Return application to the Registrar’s Office at MB 1231 and take a copy to your academic advisor.  Online students can provide the application to the Registrar's Office through email at registrar@utpb.edu or fax 432-552-3635.  Online students can provide the copy of the application to academic advisor via email.  

Graduate Student :

Graduate Graduation Application Please note that applying to graduate does not automatically award a student the degree. Please continue working with your academic advisor and Graduate Studies to officially verify that you have met with all requirements of the degree.

  1. Download the Graduate Graduation Packet from the link above and fill out the application.
  2. Take application to Accounting Office, MB 1221 to pay the $25 fee.  Online students can pay the fee by providing credit card information to Accounting through or fax 432-552-2707 or telephone 432-552-2706.
  3. Return application to the Registrar’s Office at MB 1231 and take a copy to Graduate Studies Office at MB 1208.  Online students can provide the application to the Registrar's Office through email at registrar@utpb.edu or fax 432-552-3635.  Online students can provide the application to the Graduate Studies Office through email at gradstudies@utpb.edu or fax 432-552-3530.