EL PASO, Texas (KFOX14/CBS4) — The University of Texas at El Paso commencement ceremonies will be held this weekend.
Four ceremonies will be held at the Don Haskins Center.
There will be more than 3,140 spring and summer graduation candidates, the largest in the university's history, according to UTEP officials.
This figure surpasses the graduation record set by the University last spring.
The commencement ceremonies will take place this Saturday and Sunday.
Each ceremony will recognize bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral graduates and candidates from each college, following the detailed schedule below.
Saturday, May 13, 2023
Sunday, May 14, 2023
Admission tickets are not required.
Entrance into the arena is allowed one hour before each ceremony.
All four ceremonies will be livestreamed for those who cannot attend the ceremonies in-person.
Streaming information will available at utep.edu/commencement.
Free guest parking is located in the perimeter lots off Sun Bowl Drive and Glory Road, including GR1, GR2 and SB7, and paid parking is available in the Glory Road Parking Garage — GR6.
ADA guest parking is available in the ME1 lot located off Mesa Street.
The Glory Road Parking Garage is accessible for individuals with disabilities and is equipped with an elevator. All family members and guests with mobility impairments will need to access the Haskins Center through the east (Mesa Street).
The Don Haskins Center has a clear bag policy. Learn more about what you can and cannot bring into the venue here.
The “Mining Minds” pickaxe sculpture located at the Sun Bowl-University Roundabout will be illuminated in blue and orange from Wednesday through Sunday evening.
The “M” on the mountain across from Sun Bowl Stadium will also be lit in recognition of the achievements of this semester’s graduates on Saturday and Sunday evening.
Additionally, One San Jacinto Plaza (formerly the Chase Building) and the WestStar Tower downtown will be lit in UTEP colors from Friday evening through Sunday evening.
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