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Texas Tech Announces Fall Commencement Schedule

Bailey Bales

December 11, 2017


Ceremonies will take place Friday and Saturday.

MEDIA: No photography will be allowed on the floor between the designated student seating areas and the stage. An area on the east side of the floor will be designated for media. 

WHAT: Texas Tech University hosts fall commencement ceremonies.


Friday (Dec. 15)

Saturday (Dec. 16)


  • Law School Hooding Ceremony
    School of Law Lanier Auditorium, 1802 Hartford Ave.

  • All other ceremonies 
    United Supermarkets Arena, 1701 Indiana Ave.

EVENT: Texas Tech alumnus Abner Euresti will speak at all commencement ceremonies. He earned his bachelor's degree in telecommunications in 1974. Euresti is one of the lead anchors for KCBD News Channel 11. In his 43 years on Lubbock's airwaves, he has received countless awards for his excellence in reporting.

Justice Judy Parker of the Court of Appeals for the Seventh District of Texas will speak at the School of Law hooding ceremony. She has served as a judge for 23 years. Prior to her appointment to the Court of Appeals for the Seventh District of Texas, she served as judge of County Court at Law No. 3 of Lubbock County from 2008 to 2017.

Ceremonies can be viewed online via livestream.

For more information about commencement, including maps and parking, visit the commencement website.

For more information about the School of Law hooding ceremony, visit the hooding ceremony website.

CONTACT: Amiee Dixon, commencement coordinator, Office of the Provost, Texas Tech University, (806) 834-8309 or amiee.dixon@ttu.edu; Ashley Langdon,assistant dean for Alumni Relations and Communications, School of Law, Texas Tech University, (806) 834-7533 or ashley.langdon@ttu.edu

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