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Commencement Ceremony Weather Advisory    

Updated May 10, 2019

By The Office of the Chief Operating Officer

Texas A&M University at Galveston officials continue to closely monitor weather conditions for the 2019 Commencement Ceremony, scheduled for 9:00am, Saturday, May 11 (with arrivals beginning at 8:00am), at the Galveston Island Convention Center on Seawall Blvd.

Commencement will take place rain or shine as scheduled.

Please be advised that rain is forecasted for the Houston Metropolitan Region overnight on Friday and into Saturday. We ask that guests dress and plan their travel accordingly to ensure that their experience is as memorable and comfortable as possible.

Road conditions are available at drivetexas.org or Houston TranStar.

For those who cannot join us, Saturday’s commencement will be livestreamed at https://ttvn.tamus.edu/live/single-event/263156/.

Friday’s, May 10, Navy Commissioning Ceremony, scheduled from noon to 2:00pm in the Aggie Special Events Center, will continue as planned.

Please continue to monitor your email for additional information and updates from university officials. Information will also be provided via TAMUG’s newsroom and social media channels.

We look forward to celebrating this momentous occasion with you and your guests.

 


 

May 9, 2019

Texas A&M University at Galveston officials are closely monitoring weather conditions for the 2019 Commencement Ceremony, scheduled for 9:00am, Saturday, May 11 (with arrivals beginning at 8:00am), at the Galveston Island Convention Center on Seawall Blvd.

Commencement will take place rain or shine as scheduled.

Please be advised that heavy rains are forecasted for the Houston Metropolitan Region for the next two days. We ask that guests dress and plan their travel accordingly to ensure that their experience is as memorable and comfortable as possible.

Road conditions are available at drivetexas.org or Houston TranStar.

For those who cannot join us, Saturday’s commencement will be livestreamed at tx.ag/TAMUG2019Commencement.

Friday’s, May 10, Navy Commissioning Ceremony, scheduled from noon to 2:00pm in the Aggie Special Events Center, will continue as planned.

Please continue to monitor your email for additional information and updates from university officials. Information will also be provided via TAMUG’s social media channels and the Sea Aggie Alert system. To enroll for Sea Aggie Alerts, please visit Sea Aggie Alerts.

We look forward to celebrating this momentous occasion with you and your guests.

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Texas A&M University at Galveston is an ocean-oriented branch campus of Texas A&M University which educates nearly 2,300 undergraduate and graduate students in a unique blend of marine and maritime programs, including majors in science, business, engineering, liberal arts, and transportation. It is driving the development of the blue economy in the Gulf Coast Region and is a critical contributor to Texas A&M’s sea-grant portion of Texas A&M’s rare land-, sea-, space-grant mission with nearly $10 million in research expenditures.
 
Texas A&M-Galveston is also home to the Texas A&M Maritime Academy, one of seven in the U.S. and the only academy integrated into a Tier 1 academic institution, which trains over 400 cadets annually for maritime service and employment around the world. Texas A&M-Galveston is ideally located in Galveston, Texas on the Gulf Coast where is it surrounded by the industry, environment and programs essential to fulfilling its special-purpose mission. Aggies are known for their deep commitment to the success of each other and their strong desire to serve.

If you are interested in supporting this endeavor or research, please contact the Texas A&M University at Galveston Office of Development by email at GiveToSeaAggies@txamfoundation.com or by calling (409) 740-4481.