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Spring 2021 Commencement

The University of Texas at El Paso will host two in-person Commencement ceremonies at Sun Bowl Stadium in May for all graduates of the Class of 2020 and the 2021 spring and summer candidates.

The ceremonies will take place at 7 p.m. Friday, May 14, and Saturday, May 15. Friday’s ceremony will recognize bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral graduates and candidates in the colleges of Business Administration, Education and Liberal Arts. Saturday’s ceremony will honor graduates and candidates in the colleges of Engineering, Health Sciences and Science, and the schools of Nursing and Pharmacy.

UTEP will allow graduating students to bring up to eight guests each to the ceremonies. Social distancing between family groups will be in place and face masks will be required at the free, ticketed event. Hand sanitizing stations will be set up, and Sun Bowl seating capacity will not exceed 50%, even if every graduate brings eight guests.

Each ceremony will also be livestreamed at


Saturday, May 15 at 7:00 PM

Sun Bowl Stadium
2701 Sun Bowl Dr, El Paso, TX 79902