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College of Medicine Commencement Ceremonies 2017

2017 graduation ceremonies for the College of Medicine will be held on Saturday, May 20, at 2 p.m. in Rudder Auditorium on the Texas A&M University campus, preceded by a commissioning ceremony for those entering and re-entering the military at noon in the Memorial Student Center Flagroom. The Commander of the Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center, Colonel Mark Thompson, will present remarks and assist with the commissioning. Full schedule below.

 

Photography

Flash Photography is the official commencement photographer for the ceremonies at Rudder Auditorium on the Texas A&M University campus.  Graduates will be photographed two times and proofs will be e-mailed and mailed to each graduate the week after the ceremony.  If you have any questions, please contact the photographer directly via their web page www.FlashPhotography.com.

 

Schedule of Events

May 19, Friday

Commencement Rehearsal, Texas A&M University Rudder Auditorium, 1:00 pm

Hooding & Awards Ceremony, Texas A&M University Memorial Student Center, Bethancourt Ballroom, 3:00 pm

 

May 20, Saturday

Commissioning Ceremony, Texas A&M University Memorial Student Center Flagroom, 12:00 Noon

Commencement, Texas A&M University Rudder Auditorium, 2:00 pm

 

Parking

Parking for both Friday and Saturday will be in the University Center Garage. Parking rates for Friday can be found here:  http://transport.tamu.edu/Parking/visitor.aspx#rates. Parking for Saturday will be $5 cash.  Parking attendants will take payment upon entering the garage.

 

Accommodations

The College of Medicine has set up a block of rooms for graduation at the following hotels:

 

Hilton College Station and Conference Center

801 University Drive East

College Station, Texas 77840

979-693-7500

Group Block Code:  MGRD17

 

Residence Inn Marriott

720 University Drive East

College Station, Texas 77840

979-268-2200

Group Block Code:  COLG

 

Further Questions:

For questions, please contact the Student Affairs office at  979-436-0245.