Welcome to Grad Fair 2.0:
The Place for Graduate Resources

The information below pertains to Spring 2021 Grad Fair

Make sure you are ready to graduate this spring/summer

Select one or all of the options below.


Spring 2021 - First Gen Graduation Cord Request

Congratulations on your graduation! This is a special time for you and your family.

Please click here to fill out a form to request your first-generation graduation cord.

Spring 2021 Commencement Weekend
Class of 2020 and Spring/Summer 2021

Location: Sun Bowl Stadium

Friday, May 14, 2021 – 7 p.m.

Business Administration, Education and Liberal Arts

Saturday, May 15, 2021 – 7 p.m.

Engineering, Health Sciences and Science, and the schools of Nursing and Pharmacy

Commencement RSVP steps:

1. Visit and select Register.

2. Enter your UTEP email and reset the password.

3. After resetting the password, log in and RSVP.

If you encounter any issues, please send an email to

For more information, visit

Fill out your graduation application and obtain diploma information.

Candidates complete an application for graduation with their respective academic dean or advisor by the deadline stated in their class schedule.

Diplomas are automatically ordered once the degree is awarded.

Click here for the Graduation Application

Click here for Diploma Information

The Commemorative Medallion is a unique keepsake that represents your

educational journey and this historic moment in time YOU were part of.

The 2021 Commemorative Medallion design is unique to your graduating class. This year, the medallion will not only represent your educational journey coming full circle, but also the strength and perseverance you showed during a very challenging year. Yet, here you are, finishing STRONG. With this medallion, you will carry with you the traditions and values of The University of Texas at El Paso!

Your Commemorative Class of 2021 Medallion can be purchased at the UTEP Bookstore by phone at 915-747-5594 or in person. When ready, your order can be picked up or it can be shipped directly to you.

If you are a graduate of the Class of 2020, please ask for the 2020 Commemorative Medallion.

Bookstore Hours:

Monday through Friday, 8 AM to 5 PM and Saturday, 10 AM to 2 PM

Show off your #UTEPGrad Pride. Order Your Official Class Ring from Jostens!

The UTEP Official Class Ring is a symbol of strength, perseverance, and the success of one's academic journey. Order yours and forever wear a unique symbol of your academic journey and UTEP Pride!

A large selection of traditional and customized class rings can be ordered by phone or online.

Spring 2021 Dates

March 30- April 2 from 10 am to 4 pm MST

April 6-9 10 am to 4 pm MST

April 20-23 from 10 am to 4 pm MST

May 4-7 from 10 am to 4 pm MST

May 18-21 from 10 am to 4 pm MST

Make your virtual appointment here

You may also place your order by phone. Please contact Renee Martinez, Jostens' representative, at (505) 264-8995 or by email at  

1-800-854-7464 or visit their website.

Announce and share your graduation with those who matter most.
Order Your Graduation Announcements with Jostens!

To order your Graduation announcements, please contact:

Renee Martinez, Jostens' representative, by phone at (505) 264-8995 or by email at  

1-800-854-7464 or visit their website.

Get graduation ready to walk the stage!

Your Grad Pack and à la carte regalia items can be purchased at the UTEP Bookstore by phone, email or in person. When ready, your order can be picked up or it can be shipped directly to you.

What’s included in the
Grad Pack?

• Cap, gown & tassel (hood for Master's and Doctoral)

• 2021 Commemorative Medallion*

• 20% Off Diploma Frames

*If you are a graduate of the Class of 2020, please ask for the 2020 Commemorative Medallion.

For pricing information, how to place an order and more details, click on the links below. 




Please contact the UTEP Bookstore for more details
Ph: 915-747-5594

UTEP graduates and family portraits: Free portrait session. Bring your family to share the moment!

Who: Candid Color Photography

When: April 17 from 9 am to 6 pm | April 18 from Noon to 6 pm

Where: Centennial Plaza

Students will receive an e-mail with a link to their personal image gallery. Online orders will be shipped within 2 business days. FedEx service is available.

Book your portrait session here

For more information, contact the Office of University Relations.

Pay it forward. 

Help UTEP students, just like you, to begin or continue their journey as a UTEP Miner by making a donation.

Give now here.

Show your #UTEPGrad Pride and download our social media stickers!

Social Media Stickers


Follow us!


#UTEPGrad #UTEPAlumni

Click here for our Frequently Asked Questions page

Congratulations, Class of 2021!

A message from UTEP Alumni Association President, Martha Isabel Aguayo:

"Congratulations Class of 2021! I’m proud to welcome you all to the UTEP Alumni Association!

Graduating from UTEP will open doors to new and exciting careers. I know because, as an alumna of this University, my life has been full of opportunity. Just remember to keep an open mind and embrace whatever comes your way. Your futures will be all the brighter for it.

My fellow alumni, you are the newest ambassadors for our University. Stay connected to each other – remain engaged with UTEP. By staying engaged with UTEP, you can support and mentor future generations of UTEP students.

These days, virtual environments offer new ways of connecting, and I encourage you to take advantage of every opportunity to do so.

Picks Up Miners, Forever!"

Miners Forever. Stronger Together.