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A Great Day for Horned Frogs

Commencement at TCU is a proud and joyful tradition where family and guests gather to celebrate our newest graduates.

Graduate Checklist

Spring 2024 Commencement

Saturday, May 11, 2024

Ed and Rae Schollmaier Arena


The Class of 2024 will be the largest graduating class in TCU’s history! We expect every seat to be filled at commencement this Saturday, so please plan on arriving early to secure your seat.  Doors open one hour prior to the start of the ceremony.  We will offer comfortable overflow seating and viewing options at the arena and university union.


9 a.m. Ceremony

  • Burnett School of Medicine at TCU
  • AddRan College of Liberal Arts
  • Bob Schieffer College of Communication
  • College of Education

2 p.m. Ceremony

  • Brite Divinity School
  • Neeley School of Business

6 p.m. Ceremony

  • College of Fine Arts
  • College of Science & Engineering
  • Harris College of Nursing & Health Sciences

Each ceremony will last approximately 2 hours and 45 minutes. Each ceremony is inclusive of masters and doctoral degrees. Live streaming will begin approximately 10 minutes prior to each ceremony. No reservations or tickets are required.

Please be respectful of others if you need to hold a seat. Ten minutes prior to the ceremony start, all open and held seats will be released to accommodate friends and family celebrating their loved ones 




11:30 a.m. – 1:45 p.m.

Schollmaier Arena Lawn

Brown-Lupton University Union Ballroom if weather is inclement

Fireworks to follow 6:00 p.m. ceremony

Weather permitting

TCU enforces a clear bag policy for all university events.



Accessibility Accommodations

TCU is committed to providing an inclusive commencement experience. All ceremonies will provide captioning and sign language interpreting.