LBJ School 2023 Graduation

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The 52nd group of LBJ School graduates, the class of 2023, will graduate with the skills the world needs most: the leadership to get big things done together, the training to craft effective public policy, and the know-how to make a better world possible.

Join us in celebrating the accomplishments of the class of 2023. 


  • The LBJ School graduation will also be livestreamed via our YouTube channel
  • Find all the details of the UT-wide festivities at the UT Commencement 2023 website
  • Jaime Lizárraga, a Commissioner at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and a 1990 graduate of the LBJ School, delivers the graduation address to LBJ's 52nd class 
  • Beginning on April 3rd, graduating students may pick up tickets in OSAA


From tickets to security to parking to accommodations for students and visitors with different abilities, we've got you covered.

Schedule at a Glance

  • 9 AM: Student Check In and Arrival in the North Lobby
    Students must be checked in by 9:45 AM.
  • 9:30 AM: LBJA Doors Open for Guests
  • 10:30 AM: Ceremony Start Time
  • All graduates and guests are invited to attend the LBJ Graduation Celebration on the Plaza immediately following the program

Guest Tickets

Seating is limited; all guests must have a ticket to enter the Lady Bird Johnson Auditorium. Graduates will be given limited tickets each for guests. There will be overflow seating in Bass Lecture Hall. Beginning on April 3rd, graduating students may pick up tickets in OSAA. 


Food, drinks and large purses and bags are not permitted in the Auditorium. We are unable to provide storage for personal items.


First come, first serve parking is available in Lots 37-39. If surface parking becomes full, guests are encouraged to park in the Manor Garage (MAG), San Jacinto Garage (SJG), or any of the other seven university parking garages. Here are additional parking options.

Services for Graduates/Visitors with Disabilities

LBJ Auditorium is ADA accessible through elevators located on the first floor lobby or through the downstairs entrance near the LBJ Library steps. Additional information on ADA parking.

Date and Time
May 6, 2023, 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Lady Bird Johnson Auditorium