Multiple Texas universities are planning in-person graduation ceremonies this December

By: | November 12, 2020

Texas Tech administrators said the university will host multiple in-person commencement ceremonies over a two-day period, as well as a virtual ceremony.

Other Texas universities are also planning to bring back in-person ceremonies this December, despite the fact that the state’s daily coronavirus case counts and hospitalizations are higher today than they were in May when most universities first scrambled to cancel the celebratory events.

But December’s graduation ceremonies will look different than usual — some spread out over several days to reduce crowd size and with new rules like caps on tickets and mask mandates. These events will be some of the first in-person college graduation ceremonies in the state since the pandemic began.

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