The University of Texas is preparing for its 127th spring commencement.
More than 7,800 students will don a cap and gown for the University wide celebration on Saturday, May 22. It follows the individual graduation ceremonies of the separate colleges within the University. The school's convocation ceremonies began Thursday and will continue through Saturday afternoon.
The guest speaker this year is famed UT Alumna, Marcia Gay Harden. She will address the Spring 2010 graduating class Saturday evening on the Main Mall. The ceremony begins at 7 p.m.