Thursday,
October 19, 2017

Thursday,
October 19, 2017

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Senior Week Events to Celebrate Class of 2017 at UT Dallas

Senior Week

There will be plenty of photo opportunities for graduating students during Senior Week. Senior Mania will feature food, music, activities and a photo booth from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday along the Student Union Mall.

The University of Texas at Dallas will honor its graduating students during Senior Week, Monday through Friday, with activities that include a ring ceremony, live music, food trucks and special photo opportunities with the University’s mascot, Temoc.

The annual celebration is part of the Senior Year Experience program, which provides resources and support for students in their final year at UT Dallas as they prepare to make the transition to a career 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 Affairs

 

Schedule

Monday

  • Veteran Cord Ceremony, 7 to 8 p.m., Student Union Faculty/Staff Dining Room. Graduating student-veterans will receive red, white and blue cords to honor their academic achievements and identify their veteran status at commencement. RSVP required. 
  • Senior Mania, 7 to 9 p.m., Student Union Mall. Music by Beatles tribute band A Hard Night’s Day, food trucks, activities and a photo booth.   

Tuesday

  • Get your photo made with Temoc, noon to 2 p.m., lower level of the Student Union. Receive a free T-shirt while supplies last. 
  • Lavender Graduation Dinner, 5 to 7:30 p.m., McDermott Suite (MC 4.400), will celebrate the accomplishments of graduating lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and ally students. RSVP required. 
  • Ring Ceremony, 7 p.m., Edith O’Donnell Arts and Technology Building Lecture Hall (ATC 1.102) — Participants will formally receive their UT Dallas rings. RSVP required. 

Wednesday

  • Honors Convocation, 10 a.m., Activity Center Main Gym — An annual celebration where undergraduate students are recognized for their distinguished academic achievements. 
  • Hooding Ceremony, 1 p.m., Activity Center Main Gym — Candidates will receive their hoods, signifying completion of their doctoral program. 
  • Commencement Ceremonies, 4:30 p.m., Activity Center Main Gym — Visit the commencement website for more information. 
  • Memories on the Mall, immediately after each commencement ceremony — Stop by Chess Plaza on the campus mall for light refreshments, photo opportunities and a special gift. 

Thursday

  • Commencement Ceremonies, 9 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 2 p.m. and 4 p.m., Activity Center Main Gym — Visit the commencement website for more information about the ceremonies. 
  • Memories on the Mall, immediately after each commencement — Stop by Chess Plaza on the campus mall for light refreshments, photo opportunities and a special gift. 

Friday

  • Commencement Ceremonies, 9 a.m., 11:30 a.m., and 2 p.m., Activity Center Main Gym — Visit the commencement website for more information about the ceremonies. 
  • Memories on the Mall, immediately after each commencement — Stop by Chess Plaza on the campus mall for light refreshments, photo opportunities and a special gift.

Media Contact: Robin Russell, UT Dallas, (972) 883-4431, [email protected]
or the Office of Media Relations, UT Dallas, (972) 883-2155, [email protected].


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