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Guests of Graduates

Spring BBA Commencement Ceremony
Friday, May 22, 8:00 a.m.
Frank Erwin Center

There is no reservation or ticketing process for guests attending the ceremony. There is also no limit on the number of guests graduates may bring to the ceremony. Doors will open one hour prior to the start of the ceremony. Only graduation candidates are allowed into the staging area. The ceremony will be around two hours in length. 


Guests should enter the Erwin Center via the North Entrance, towards MLK Boulevard. Ushers will be available to direct them. The doors will open one hour prior to the start of the ceremony.


Visit the Austin Convention and Visitor's Bureau for information on lodging in Austin, and other visitor information. Please note that the university does not endorse any hotel or motel and clicking on the above link will take you outside the UT web.


The Frank Erwin Center is adjacent to several parking garages, both state-owned and UT-owned. Click here for a complete map of surrounding parking options.

Guests with Mobility Impairments

Garages are equipped with mobility impaired parking spots. If you are a guest with mobility impairment and find that the garage may be too far of a walk, there is a drop off location at Parking Lot 118 which is located on the North side of the building. You can access this lot by going south bound on the frontage road (refer to link to map). Once you arrive to the Frank Erwin Center usher staff will be available to assist with wheelchair seating.  Seating accessible by wheelchairs is reserved and is found in row 32 of selected sections on the arena level and in row 3 of selected sections of the mezzanine level. Usher staff will be available to assist in locating these seating areas. 


For any other questions regarding BBA graduation or the commencement ceremony, please contact the BBA Program Office at 512-471-0690 or CBA 2.400.