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MBA students at Graduation

MBA Graduation

McCombs School of Business McCombs School of Business

2019 Texas McCombs MBA Graduation

McCombs holds an MBA Convocation Ceremony in addition to the university-wide spring commencement. Students who have completed their coursework during the previous fall or the current spring terms, and students who will complete their coursework during the upcoming summer term are eligible to participate in the 2019 MBA Convocation. All students are individually recognized at the event.

The convocation for the MBA Class of 2019 is Friday, May 24, 2019 from 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. in Gregory Gymnasium on The University of Texas at Austin campus. The university-wide commencement is Saturday, May 25, 2019, at 8:00 p.m. at the UT Tower. Please see the University Commencement website for more information.

Guest Speaker

Julie Sweet
Chief Executive Officer - Accenture North America
Julie Sweet is a leader on innovation, business impact and diversity and inclusion. As CEO and a member of Accenture’s Global Management Committee, she leads Accenture’s business in the U.S. and Canada. In North America, the company serves more than 70 percent of the Fortune 500. 

Julie Sweet
Chief Executive Officer - Accenture North America
Julie Sweet is a leader on innovation, business impact and diversity and inclusion. As CEO and a member of Accenture’s Global Management Committee, she leads Accenture’s business in the U.S. and Canada. In North America, the company serves more than 70 percent of the Fortune 500. 

Julie Sweet
Chief Executive Officer - Accenture North America
Julie Sweet is a leader on innovation, business impact and diversity and inclusion. As CEO and a member of Accenture’s Global Management Committee, she leads Accenture’s business in the U.S. and Canada. In North America, the company serves more than 70 percent of the Fortune 500. 

Action Items for Graduates

  • Complete the application for your diploma and satisfaction survey. (This varies by program.) 
  • Order your cap, gown, hood and tassel. 
  • Order photos following the ceremony. (Grads will receive instructions via email.)
  • Receive diploma at your permanent address 4-6 weeks after graduation.

Viewing Convocation

The Texas MBA Convocation ceremony will be recorded and posted to YouTube a few weeks after the event. Check back here for the link.

The ceremony will also be streamed live on UT Austin's Ustream channel.

Travel

It is never too early to make hotel reservations and book flights! There are a number of local Austin hotels convenient for graduation attendees.

Event Security

Safety procedures will be in place for Commencement ceremonies at The University of Texas at Austin. The safety of our visitors and community is our highest concern and we appreciate your help with this. Bags larger than 12 inches in any dimension will not be allowed and all items brought into the venue may be subject to search by security personnel. Review all university safety information and guidelines.

Guests with Disabilities

Special services are available to accommodate the needs of individuals with disabilities. If you require special accommodations, please contact Kellie Sauls at 512-232-4624 or  Kellie.Sauls@mccombs.utexas.edu at least five days prior to the ceremony. While every effort will be made, we may be unable to fulfill last-minute requests. There will be a drop-off zone in front of Gregory Gym so that elderly or disabled guests will not have to walk from a parking garage.