Southwestern

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Commencement

Attendance

Information about attending Commencement

Accommodations

Visit our “Where to Stay” page for information on local hotels and discounts available to the Southwestern community.

Getting To Campus

FROM INTERSTATE HIGHWAY 35: Exit 261 (Georgetown). Follow Texas Highway 29 east into Georgetown, approximately 1.5 miles.

FROM STATE HIGHWAY 130 (TOLLWAY): Exit 415 (Georgetown). Follow Texas Highway 29 west into Georgetown, approximately 2.4 miles.

Parking

Parking for the general public is available all across campus.

Campus Map

This Adobe PDF highlights parking areas as well as campus locations/buildings that will host Commencement activities, as well as parking. Download it here.

Special Needs                                                                       

Reserved seating for guests with special needs is available by request. Requests can be made during the ticket reservation process or by contacting the Office of University Events at 512-863-1483 at least five weeks in advance.

Early arrival is encouraged as a limited number of special needs parking spaces are available.

Special needs parking is designated in the Corbin J. Robertson Center parking lot. If parking for special needs is at capacity, the Corbin J. Robertson Center parking lot is designated as the drop-off site for guests with limited mobility.

On Campus Simulcast

Due to limited seating in the Robertson Center, Southwestern provides a live simulcast of Commencement Convocation available to all guests (no ticket needed). Viewing will take place in Room 105 of the F.W. Olin Building.

Lunch (tentative)

A buffet luncheon will be served in the J.E. and L.E. Mabee Commons of the Red & Charline McCombs Campus Center from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.

Cost: $9.00 for adults ; $4.75 for children (4-10);  Free for SU students with a meal plan

Contact Lisa Woodbury at 512-863-1901 to reserve tickets.

Webcast

Commencement will be streamed live via CollegeTVTicket. Please visit our Webcast page for more information.