Texas A&M University To Graduate Its Largest-Ever Summer Class

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By Academic Affairs Communications

Texas A&M University will award an estimated 2,252 undergraduate and graduate degrees on Aug. 11-12, the largest number for a summer term in Texas A&M history. The total includes the University’s campuses in College Station, Galveston and Doha, Qatar.

The University will award the degrees during summer commencement ceremonies in College Station and Galveston. The Qatar campus does not host a summer commencement ceremony.

The first College Station ceremony begins at 9 a.m. on Friday at Reed Arena and will include graduate students and undergraduates from the colleges of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Engineering, Liberal Arts, Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, and Mays Business School, and graduate students from the Bush School of Government and Public Service.

The second ceremony starts at 2 p.m. on Friday at Reed Arena and will include graduate students and undergraduates from the colleges of Architecture, Education and Human Development, Geosciences, Nursing, Science, and the School of Public Health, as well as graduate students from the College of Medicine. This ceremony will feature the formal commissioning of 39 graduating seniors from the Texas A&M Corps of Cadets who will enter the U.S. Armed Forces as officers.

The Galveston campus will hold its commencement at 9 a.m. on Saturday at the Grand 1894 Opera House.

The Office of the Registrar and the Corps of Cadets emphasize that the precise number of students graduating and receiving commissions will not be determined until a date closer to the ceremonies.

More information about guest services and activities for graduates and their families and friends is available at http://graduation.tamu.edu/.

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Media Contact: Rusty Cawley, (979) 458-1475, rcawley@tamu.edu


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