Summer 2014 Graduates

The University of Texas at Dallas does not hold a Commencement Ceremony at the end of the summer term.  Degrees are awarded at the end of the summer term to students who have filed for graduation by the deadline and met all degree requirements.  The official Summer 2014 graduation date is August 16, 2014. Diplomas will be mailed to students with no holds on their accounts about 6-8 weeks after this date.  Please watch your UT Dallas email account closely for correspondence regarding your diploma order.

PARTICIPATION IN THE SPRING 2014 COMMENCEMENT CEREMONY Summer 2014 Bachelor's and Master’s Degree candidates may participate in the Spring 2014 Commencement Ceremony under the following guidelines:

  • You must submit a Summer 2014 Graduation Application to the Office of the Registrar through the Orion Student Center by 11:59PM on January 22, 2014.
  • You must select your Commencement Ceremony Participation Intent/RSVP while applying for graduation to the Office of the Registrar through the Orion Student Center by 11:59PM on January 22, 2014.
  • Bachelor's degree candidates must have no more than nine (9) semester credit hours outstanding toward all degree requirements by the end of the Spring 2014 semester.
  • Master's degree candidates must have no more than six (6) semester credit hours outstanding toward all degree requirements by the end of the Spring 2014 semester.
  • You will be able to update your online Commencement Ceremony RSVP through the Orion Student Center until March 26, 2014. See the Commencement Checklist for more information.
  • If you did not meet graduation requirements for Summer 2014 graduation but you participated in the Spring 2014 Commencement Ceremony, you will not be allowed to participate in a future Commencement Ceremony.

PARTICIPATION IN THE FALL 2014 COMMENCEMENT CEREMONY Summer 2014 graduates who have not previously participated in a Commencement Ceremony for their degree are eligible to participate in the Fall 2014 Commencement Ceremony. 

  • You must submit a Summer 2014 Graduation Application to the Office of the Registrar through the Orion Student Center by 11:59PM on June 9, 2014.
  • You must select your Commencement Ceremony Participation Intent/RSVP while applying for graduation to the Office of the Registrar through the Orion Student Center by 11:59PM on June 9, 2014.
  • In order for a Summer applicant to participate in the Fall 2014 Commencement Ceremony, all degree requirements must have been completed by the end of the Summer 2014 semester. Please note: if you do not complete all degree requirements by the end of the Summer 2014 term, you must reapply for graduation. Your eligibility to participate in a Commencement Ceremony will then be governed by the guidelines of the semester for which you reapply.
  • Students who wish to participate in the Fall 2014 Commencement Ceremony can submit and update an online Commencement Ceremony RSVP to the Fall 2014 Ceremony by the date published in the Academic Calendar.
  • For more information on the Fall 2014 Commencement ceremonies please visit the Graduation Checklist.

Please remember that a Summer 2014 graduation applicant may only participate in either the Spring 2014 or Fall 2014 Commencement Ceremony.

For more information regarding the Commencement Ceremonies and/or graduation, please see our Frequently Asked Questions.

 
 

Updated: February 11, 2014