Welcome to the Miner Commencement Corner!


We are proud of you, your accomplishments, your resilience and your adaptability during this uncertain time that demands the protection and safety of all students and their families. Although we wish we could all celebrate together in person this spring, please know that you are still going to be formally celebrated soon!

If you purchased your Grad Pack or other graduation regalia, we encourage you to keep it along with your commemorative 2020 medallion as a keepsake in recognition of all your diligent work and remarkable achievements. If you still wish to purchase your Grad Pack, your medallion and other commencement regalia, you can do so by emailing the UTEP Bookstore at 1006mgr@follett.com

Your inquiry will be processed in the order that is was received.
Thank you for your patience and support.

For further information regarding commencement and regalia purchases and returns, please see below.

As we move forward, please know that we are here for you. Congratulations Class of 2020!

We are Miners Forever, Stronger Together!

UTEP has launched a 2020 Spring Commencement website at utep.edu/utepgrad to recognize and celebrate members of the spring Class of 2020. Part of the celebrations includes videos and messages from alumni and the community, a photo contest, and more!

For graduation regalia and 2020 UTEP Commemorative Medallion purchases:

The University Bookstore is open to the public. Customers can continue to shop online at utepbookstore.com. An In-Store pickup option is available for web purchases.

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Why was the decision made to postpone Spring Commencement?

To ensure the safety of our students, faculty, staff and the community during the COVID-19 outbreak, The University of Texas at El Paso took measures in accordance with the guidance of The University of Texas System to postpone Spring Commencement Ceremonies. Please know that this decision was not taken lightly and the decision follows Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommendations for large gatherings. It is the best approach to keeping students and family members healthy. For the latest updates in the University’s response to the COVID-19 outbreak, please visit https://www.utep.edu/ehs/COVID-19/index.html

When will the Virtual Spring/Summer Commencement ceremony take place?

After thoroughly reviewing the current community health conditions due to the coronavirus pandemic, The University of Texas at El Paso has made the decision to host a single virtual Commencement ceremony for Spring and Summer 2020 graduates at 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020.

The virtual Commencement replaces the May graduation ceremonies that were previously postponed due to the pandemic.

Can I return my Grad Pack / Regalia that I purchased during the Spring GRADFAIR and get a full refund?

Yes, all Grad Packs / regalia that were purchased in this spring are eligible for full refunds as long as you present the receipt to the UTEP Bookstore and all the items in the grad pack are not damaged or missing. However, should you decide to return your Grad Pack / regalia, we do encourage you to keep your commemorative 2020 class medallion as a keep-sake. A $20 charge will be deducted from the refund total.

The UTEP Bookstore is now open. Find their business hours above.

Can I still purchase or return my Grad Pack / Regalia and Medallion?

Grad Packs, other regalia and the commemorative 2020 class medallion may be purchased during and after GRAD FAIR at the UTEP Bookstore up until the day of Commencement. The Grad Pack is specifically bundled to provide graduates the ultimate graduation package. Regalia can also be purchased separately the week after Grad Fair.

The UTEP Bookstore is now open. Find their business hours above.

Who is the licensed official vendor of regalia?

Jostens is the official vendor of UTEP regalia.

Can I order my regalia online directly from Jostens?

Yes, but it is not recommended because the medallion is NOT included in the online order, and online orders cannot be returned to the bookstore. Visit the UTEP Bookstore before ordering online. There may be a price variance.

Can I order my regalia from another vendor?

Yes, but it is NOT recommended due to the fact that the shades of black, material texture, cut, and stitching on the gown are distinctively different. Hood and Tassel colors are also noticeably different shades and material texture. These items will not be accepted by the Bookstore as returns.

The UTEP Family is so proud of the Class of 2020 and we will celebrate you. Please stay tuned for more information.

For more information regarding commencement, please click below.





Undergraduate and Master's Students Click Here 

Doctoral Candidates Click Here 

Beginning March 16, call the UTEP Bookstore to purchase
your regalia via phone at 915-747-8425.

To order your UTEP Official Class Ring, contact Jostens'
representative, Renee Martinez at 505-264-8995


Fall 2019 GRADFAIR
Spring 2019 GRADFAIR
Fall 2018 GRADFAIR