2023 Commencement Ceremony

Family & Friends

Family and Friends

Please join us to celebrate the educational accomplishments of our Class of 2023! Our annual Commencement ceremony will be held at at Moody Gardens Convention Center. At this time, we are proceeding with plans for a live event for all to enjoy. However, this is subject to change based on public health considerations.

Please visit this site often for updated information! We hope to see you on at Moody Gardens Convention Center.

Commencement Day Schedule

  • — Graduate check-in - North Lobby
  • — Doors open for family and guests
  • — Graduate lineup - North Lobby
  • — Commencement begins promptly
  • — Commencement ends (approximate)
  • — Regalia return - Southwest Lobby by escalator

Live Stream for Family and Friends

Event Parking

Parking is available free of charge in the Moody Gardens Convention Center Parking Garage and surrounding parking lots.

Guest Seating

Guests are encouraged to arrive promptly to secure desired seating.

A reserved section will be available for any ADA related needs including but not limited to wheelchairs, motorized scooters, walkers, and canes. Guests should notify a greeter of their need for this seating upon entrance to the convention center.

Hotel Accommodations

A room block for overnight accommodations s is available at the Moody Gardens Hotel. A special rate of $195 per night for , through , has been secured for our students. Please reserve your room by contacting the reservations department below and specify you are with the UTMB School of Nursing Commencement:

Moody Gardens Hotel
One Hope Boulevard
Galveston, Texas 77554
888-388-8484 — Reservations must be made by