Record Number Of Aggies To Receive Texas A&M Diplomas Dec. 14-15
Texas A&M University will award a record 5,237 degrees during graduation ceremonies Dec. 14-15. The totals include graduates from the main campus in College Station and the Health Science Center, Texas A&M-Galveston, the School of Law in Fort Worth and Doha, Qatar.
The graduation total surpasses the 2017 number of 5,062 degrees awarded, which was a record at the time.
Commencement will begin in Reed Arena on Friday, Dec. 14, with graduation ceremonies scheduled for 9 a.m., 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. A single ceremony will be held Saturday, Dec. 15, at 9 a.m. in Reed Arena.
Texas A&M-Galveston will award degrees on Saturday at 9 a.m. at the Moody Gardens Convention Center.
Expected degrees to be awarded include those from the College of Agriculture and Life Science (779); the College of Architecture (278); Mays Business School (518); College of Dentistry (2); the College of Education and Human Development (673); the College of Engineering (1,398); the College of Geosciences (151); the Bush School of Government & Public Service (15) and the School of Law (20).
Also, the College of Liberal Arts (789); the College of Medicine (17); the College of Nursing (25); the Irma Lerma Rangel College of Pharmacy (1); the School of Public Health (64); the College of Science (171); and the College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (158).
In addition, 50 Texas A&M cadets are scheduled to receive their commissions as new officers in the U.S. Armed Forces, which includes 22 into the Army, 8 into the Air Force, 11 into the Marines and 9 into the Navy.
Commencement is a celebration of each student’s accomplishments and every effort is made to ensure safety, security and decorum of a public event befitting their success. Guests are encouraged to refrain from disruptive behaviors which may take away from the special moment. Due to the large anticipated participation, facility occupancy will be monitored closely for safety.
Overflow seating will be available across the parking lot from Reed Arena in the AgriLife Center at 556 John Kimbrough Blvd. on the Texas A&M campus.