(Laredo, Tx)_Laredo’s rainfall this week and expected rain forecast for this weekend has forced Texas A&M International University to move its traditional outdoor Spring Commencement Exercise indoors Friday and Saturday, May 11 and 12.
“Taking the safety of our graduates and their families into consideration, we have decided to hold the Spring Commencement Ceremonies indoors. Recent rains have saturated the grounds and made them unstable,” said TAMIU Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Pablo Arenaz.
Ceremonies for the A.R. Sanchez, Jr. School of Business and the College of Education will be held Friday, May 11 at 8 p.m.in the Kinesiology-Convocation Building (Gym).
Candidates for graduation for the College of Arts and Sciences and the College of Nursing and Health Science will have their Commencement Ceremonies Saturday, May 12 at 9 a.m. in the Kinesiology-Convocation Building (Gym).
Both Commencement ceremonies will stream as live broadcast in the Student Center Theater, room 236.
Additionally, Commencement rehearsals, originally scheduled to take place on the University Green, have also been moved indoors to the Kinesiology-Convocation Building (Gym).
Rehearsals for the A.R. Sanchez, Jr. School of Business and the College of Education will be Friday, May 11 at 9 a.m.
Rehearsals for the College of Arts and Sciences and the College of Nursing and Health Science will be Friday, May 11 at 11 a.m.
The University has a dedicated micro site with information continually updated at www.tamiu.edu/commencement.
For additional information, please contact the Office of the University Registrar at 956.326.2250.
Registrar’s office hours are Monday-Tuesday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday, 8 a.m. – 7 p.m. and Friday, 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.
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