Senior Week to Celebrate Spring 2013 Graduates With Fun, Food

May 13, 2013

Temoc during Senior Week at UT Dallas

UT Dallas will send off its graduating seniors in style, with a full-scale carnival, a ring ceremony and special photo opportunities with the University’s mascot Temoc during Senior Week festivities May 13-18.

The Senior Send Off carnival is the highlight of Senior Week, with rides, food, amusements and more. The carnival is open to the entire campus community.

The annual weeklong celebration is part of the Senior Year Experience program, which provides resources and support to help students in their final year at UT Dallas and prepare them as they make transitions to careers or graduate school.

Senior Week sponsors include the Office of Student Transition Programs, the Office of Development and Alumni Relations and the Office of Student Engagement.

SENIOR WEEK SCHEDULE

MERCURY Monday

  • Pick up a special graduation booklet from The Mercury news racks around campus or at the newsroom in the Student Union (SU), Room 1.601.

TEMOC Tuesday

  • Get your photo taken with Temoc, noon-2 p.m. at the ping-pong tables, lower level of the Student Union. First 100 get an alumni T-shirt.
     
  • Veterans Graduation Cord Ceremony, 6-8 p.m., McDermott Suite. Graduating student veterans will receive a red, white and blue cord to honor their academic achievement and identify their veteran status at their commencement ceremony.

WHOOSH Wednesday

  • Ring Ceremony, 7-8 p.m. moved to Galaxy Rooms - Join this special celebration where participants of the ceremony will be formally presented with their UT Dallas rings.
     
  • Senior Send-off CANCELED due to inclement weather.

THANKFUL Thursday

  • Honors Convocation, 1 p.m., Activity Center
     
  • Commencement Ceremony, 4 p.m. Visit the graduation website for more information about the commencement ceremony.

FAREWELL Friday

  • Commencement Ceremonies, 10 a.m., 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. Visit the graduation website for more information about commencement ceremonies.
     
  • Memories on the Mall, Chess Plaza on the campus mall. Light refreshments, photo opportunities and a special gift for new graduates, immediately following each ceremony.

SO LONG Saturday

  • Commencement Ceremonies, 10 a.m., 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. Visit the graduation website for more information about commencement ceremonies.
     
  • Memories on the Mall, Chess Plaza on the campus mall. Light refreshments, photo opportunities and a special gift for new graduates, immediately following each ceremony.

Media Contact: Robin Russell, UT Dallas, (972) 883-4431, robin.russell@utdallas.edu
or the Office of Media Relations, UT Dallas, (972) 883-2155, newscenter@utdallas.edu.
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