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Important Message

July 29, 2021

As COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations are climbing, the risk of exposure to COVID-19 is increasing again. Texas State University wants everyone attending the Summer 2021 Commencement to celebrate the accomplishments of our students as safely as possible.  For those planning to attend, the following guidance is provided:

  • Face masks are recommended for everyone while indoors at commencement
  • Candidates will be spaced three feet apart
  • Guests should leave at least two empty seats between their group and other guests in the arena
  • If you have a high-risk medical condition and are not vaccinated, you should carefully consider the risk of attending

Summer 2021 Commencement will be held on Friday, August 6, 2021, at 10 a.m., 2 p.m., and 6 p.m. in Strahan Arena at the University Events Center on our San Marcos Campus. Tickets will be required of all guests and the arena will be at 50% capacity. Disposable face masks will be available free of charge. All ceremonies will be streamed live on the commencement website for those who are not able to attend in-person.