GSBS Graduation | Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

An Update on GSBS Graduation

We are pleased to confirm the in-person GSBS graduation ceremony for Friday, May 5 at 2:00 pm at the TTU Allen Theatre. We are estimating the ceremony to last no more than two hours with a reception to follow in the Red Raider Ballroom.

TTU Allen Theatre
2625 15th Street, Lubbock, 79409
(Inside the SUB on the TTU campus)

Action Items

Reader Card and Post-Graduate Plans Survey

This survey includes each student’s post graduate plans, non-TTUHSC email, and contact information. For students that will be attending the ceremony there will also be a section for completing your Reader Card. The Reader Card is the information that will be read out as your walk across the stage.

IThe reader card survey has already been sent out. Please conctact the GSBS Office if you have not received the reader card survey yet. The survey is being sent to graduates official HSC email.

Student Graduation Fee

The graduation fee is $100 and will be posted to your WebRaider account. Students will receive email notification from GSBS Staff, and once notified, students will have until noon on Monday, May 1 to pay and avoid late/billing fees.

  • Only applicable for May 2023 Graduates - Past Grads have already paid
  • Ph.D. Students will also have a $50 ETD Fee
  • Ph.D. Grads will also be receiving an SED Survey
  • Fees will be posted TBA


Students that ordered regalia and selected “pick up” may do so the week prior to graduation at West Texas Graduation Services located at 2904 50th Street, Lubbock TX, 79413. Regalia that was not picked up the week prior to graduation, will be delivered to the GSBS office. Students will be notified of the days/times when it is available for pickup.

Those that selected to ship their regalia, will have shipments starting at the end of this week going into next week. Students and faculty must come wearing regalia. Please direct any further regalia questions to the West Texas Graduation Services office:

West Texas Graduation Services
2904 50th Street
Lubbock, TX 79413



Graduates and guests can park in R11V. There will be an attendant in R11V at 12PM that day to make sure that only graduates, graduate families, and R11 Faculty Staff park in that lot up until 30 minutes after the graduation has started, then the attendant will stand down.

Ceremony protocol

There is not a limit on the number of guests each graduate is allowed. We recommend arriving by 1:30 pm at the latest! Come wearing your regalia, there is not a place to leave valuables. Only bring items that will fit in your pockets. Diplomas will be available for pickup at the graduation reception following the ceremony. For hooding, all grads (MS and PhD) will be hooded. Please make sure you have communicated to faculty that will hood you, so they know to order regalia.

Additional Questions?

Please reach out to us if you have any additional questions! 

We look forward to seeing you all!

Stay safe and healthy!

Dr. Brandt Schneider, Dean
Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences