Commencement Graphic 2023

Friday, May 12th  Amarillo Civic Center

Congratulations 2023 Spring Graduates!

Commencement Ceremony Times

3:00 PM - Communities

  • Health Services
  • Industry
  • Public Service

7:00 PM - Communities 

  • Business
  • Computer Information Systems
  • Creative Arts
  • Education
  • Liberal Arts
  • STEM


Family and friends are invited to join us in the Civic Center Coliseum. Those who cannot join us in person to watch your graduate walk the stage can view the ceremony via the live stream link above.

Note on Ceremony Times and Requests to Switch Ceremonies:
Ceremonies are divided to ensure we do not have capacity issues, so that students can invite as many guests as possible. Unfortunately, we cannot accommodate requests to switch ceremonies.


Final ceremony instructions will be shared with graduates by email.

  • Graduates will not register for graduation.  A check-in card will be ready for you!
  • Guest tickets are not needed.
  • There is no rehearsal for the ceremony.

To-Do Right Now:

  • Purchase your cap and gown at the Badger Central Bookstore.
    Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
  • Associate degrees:  those earning an associate degree (AA, AS, AAS) may purchase their yokes in the bookstore as well.
  • Invitations and class rings may be purchased at
  • Register with Candid Color Photography for your graduation photo proofs.
    Registering now enables your proofs to be emailed to you after the commencement ceremony. No purchase is necessary to register to view your proofs.

Register for Photo Proofs

Special Circumstances (May 5th Deadline):

  • Name Pronunciation Assistance: If you feel that the administrator calling student names will need assistance with pronouncing your name, please call Nancy Farren at (806) 371-5431 by May 5th to provide the correct pronunciation.
  • Assistance Needed:  If graduates need a sign language interpreter, assistance navigating stairs, or other accommodations, please contact Disability Services at (806) 345-5639 no later than December 11th or email us at

Summer Graduates:

Summer 2023 graduates will not have their own ceremony; these graduates can choose to attend either the spring 2023 or fall 2023 ceremony. 

For More Information: Email: Phone: (806) 371-5036