(Summer I 2013, Summer II 2013, Fall 2013, and Spring 2014 graduates)

Thursday, May 15th at 7:30 p.m.
Galveston Island Convention Center
5600 Seawall Boulevard
Galveston, Texas 77551


President’s Breakfast
When: Thursday, May 15th, at 9:00 a.m.
Where: Grand Ballroom, Second Floor (Convention Center)
Please RSVP to Linda Kelley at

Commencement Rehearsal
When: Immediately following the President’s Breakfast – May 15th
Where: Second Floor, Near Grand Ballroom

Nursing Recognition Ceremony
When: Thursday, May 15th, at 2:30 p.m.
Where: Exhibit Hall, First Floor

Commencement Ceremony
When: Thursday, May 15th; Line up by 7:00 p.m., First Floor
Where: Exhibit Hall, First Floor

Caps and Gowns
Students can purchase caps and gowns at the Galveston College Bookstore.
FACULTY & STAFF: Faculty and Staff who need regalia should contact the Galveston College Bookstore.
For more information visit the Galveston College Bookstore (Moody Hall Room 180) or call 409-944-1260.

Phi Theta Kappa Members
Phi Theta Kappa members participating in the commencement ceremony should contact Larry Blomstedt to purchase the honors stole or order honor stole on line at (PTK ID numbers are required).
A limited number of honor stoles will be available during the graduation rehearsal for purchase.

Graduation Announcements/Invitations
Announcements are available to order on-line at
or by telephone at (877) 225-3687.

Ceremonial photographs will be available on-line at to view and order within five business days after the ceremony.

Seating and Parking
Tickets are not required for the graduation ceremony and seating is on a first-come basis. Very limited parking is available in the Galveston Island Convention Center parking garage at no cost. Additional parking locations will be behind the San Luis Resort and the Hilton Hotel.

Please do not park in the Kroger parking lot, as vehicles will be towed at car owner’s expense.

Diplomas will be available for pick up in the Office of Admissions around the first week of June.
Diplomas that are not picked-up will be mailed to the address of record. Please be sure to update your address using the Whitecaps Portal or complete an Address Change form in the Office of Admissions.

Helpful Contacts
Office of Admissions  M 160 409-944-1245
Bookstore  M 180 409-944-1260
Larry Blomstedt  N 320 409-944-1327
Galveston Island Convention Center   866-505-4456

Congratulations to all of our graduates!