GSBS/SPPH Commencement 2024

The School of Public and Population Health and Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences will host a joint Commencement at 2:00pm on Friday, May 17, 2024, in William C. Levin Hall Auditorium on the UTMB campus. The UTMB community is invited to join us, either in person or via livestream, for this wonderful celebration of our students and their remarkable achievements. At this time tickets are not required. Please note that this is subject to change based on public health considerations. A livestream commencement video will premiere on this webpage on May 17, 2024, at 2:00 p.m. CDT.

Commencement Day Schedule - Friday, May 17, 2024:

8:30 a.m.Graduates Arrive for Rehearsal (Grab and Go Breakfast) - Levin Hall Dining Room
9:00 a.m.Rehearsal for Student Graduates and Faculty Hooding Practice - Levin Hall Auditorium
12:30 p.m.Graduate Check In (dressed and wearing regalia) - Levin Hall Dining Room
1:00-1:15 p.m.Graduate Group Photo
1:00-1:30 p.m.Faculty Arrive for Robing - Levin Hall Dining Room 
1:30-1:45 p.m.Graduates and Faculty Line Up - Levin Hall Dining Room
2:00-3:30 p.m.*Commencement Ceremony - Levin Hall Auditorium
3:30-4:30 p.m.Reception - Levin Hall Foyer
until 5:00 p.m.Regalia Return to Balfour - Levin Hall Dining Room 

*Estimated end time


Ordering Regalia:

Please order regalia using the links below:

Orders for regalia need to be placed prior to 11:59 PM on March 24, 2024, to avoid a $40 late fee.   
Regalia ordered late, but before 11:59 PM on March 31, 2024, will incur a $40 late fee.  
Any regalia ordered on or after April 1, 2024, will need to be ordered directly through the bookstore, and will carry an $80 late fee.  Ordering regalia after April 1 will be at your own risk, as it may not arrive in time for the ceremony. 

Regalia will be available for pick up prior to commencement.  More information will be forthcoming as it becomes available. Attendees who need to pick up regalia on commencement day will pick it up in the Levin Hall Dining Room prior to the ceremony.

For questions, please contact Denise Reed at or Christen Powers at

Regalia Pickup:

Please make plans to pick up your regalia in the School of Public and Population Health suite, UTMB Clinics Building, 4th Floor, Room 4.208 during the dates and times listed below.

9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 14
9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Wednesday, May 15
9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Thursday, May 16

Attendees who need to pick up regalia on commencement day will pick it up in the Levin Hall Dining Room prior to the ceremony.



Commencement Livestream