Spring 2023 Commencement | Grad Toolkit

Congratulations, Spring Class of 2023!

We are looking forward to celebrating you during the Spring 2023 Commencement on Friday, May 12 (Edinburg) and Saturday, May 13 (Brownsville).

We put together this virtual toolkit to help you celebrate in style!  

1. UTRGV social media filter: This Snapchat Lens will help you achieve that “Just Graduated” look. Go ahead. Show off your accomplishment and hard work - we approve!

2. Selfie Poster:  Show your UTRGV pride by snapping a selfie. These posters will get that point across! The download includes print at home sizes (8.5x 11 and 11x17) 

Spring 2023 Commencement Selfie Posters  

Here’s how to use them:  

  • Take out your selfie poster and get in your favorite selfie position  
  • Snap a pic with your poster using a smartphone - or record a video and flip the poster around for a boomerang!
  • Show your V’s up sign. 
  • Post it and let the world know. 
  • Use #UTRGVGrad! 

3. Phone Wallpapers:  Hello – who’s this? Just a friendly reminder that your phone can now be as distinguished as you are, smarty pants. 

Spring 2023 Commencement Phone Wallpapers

4. Printable “Proud” Family Signage:  A little something for the ones that made it all possible. Now your loved ones can’t say you never include them. After all, graduating with a degree from UTRGV is quite a gift – and definitely something to be proud of.  

Spring 2023 Proud Family Signage

5. Zoom background:  Get on celebration mode during that video chat!  

Spring 2023 Commencement Zoom backgrounds  

Instructions on how to set up virtual backgrounds on Zoom:   

  • Open Zoom  
  • In a Zoom meeting click the ^ arrow located next to the start/stop video button  
  • Click Choose a virtual background  
  • Click the + button to add image 
  • Select the file you want - you’re all set!  

6. Class of 2023 Options and Opportunities: Learn how UTRGV can help you level-up with a Master's degree. It’s easier and more affordable than ever! Learn more.

7. LIVE Social Feed:  Make sure to use #UTRGVGrad on social and find your message on UTRGV’s LIVE Social Feed during the event. We’ll broadcast tagged messages for all attendees to view!