LBJ School 2024 Graduation

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LBJ Graduation Cowboy Hat Burnt Orange 2024

The 53rd group of LBJ School graduates, the class of 2024, 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.


Graphic announcing Shamina Singh as the Class of 2024 Commencement Speaker

Student Speaker: Morgan Brown

Student speaker Morgan Brown in a pink dress by the LBJ School



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
  • 12:00 PM: Reception on the LBJ Plaza


To assist with making your visit to campus safe and enjoyable, please note the following safety procedures are in place for all Commencement activities. Please review all guidelines before arriving to campus.

Food, drinks and non-clear purses and bags are not permitted in the Auditorium. Please note our Clear Bag Policy and list of Prohibited Items for all commencement events. 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.

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.

Movers & Change-Makers

The Movers & Change-Makers series highlights some of the upcoming graduates of the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs set to make an impact in both their policy areas and communities. These leaders exemplify The University of Texas at Austin's core values of learning, discovery, freedom, leadership, individual opportunity, and responsibility, gaining the Know-how to change the world through their studies at the LBJ School.

Student Speaker Morgan Brown

Morgan Brown: LBJ School commencement student speaker leading the way in public health policy

Fernanda Figueroa, LBJ School MPAff '24 student showing a hookem hand sign.

Fernanda Figueroa: Shaping education policy through journalism


Rania Sohail posing with a hookem hand sign in front of the UT Tower


Rania Sohail: Dual degree data/policy graduate's time at UT Austin marked by friendship, professional development

EMPL student Mario Guzman

Mario Guzman Jr.: Executive Master of Public Leadership graduate is ready to transform his community

PhD candidate Vivek Shastry posing in front of the LBJ sign.

Vivek Shastry: LBJ School PhD candidate is leveraging sustainable energy policy for global development



Date and Time
May 11, 2024, 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Lady Bird Johnson Auditorium