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What to Expect

Parents

Commencement Location:

The Commencement Ceremonies and the Doctoral Hooding Ceremony are conducted in the UT Dallas Activity Center. For additional information you can visit the Commencement Instructions (for the students) page.

Accommodations and Dining:

Phone numbers and addresses for accommodations and dining options may be found at Richardson’s Convention & Visitors Bureau.

Access Services:

The Commencement Ceremonies will be projected on a large screen behind the stage with captions for the hearing impaired. Limited seating for guests with disabilities or special needs is located on the main floor of the Commencement Ceremonies. Early arrival is encouraged.

Please visit the ADA Disability Resources page if you need to make any special accommodations.

Photos and Videos:

Flash Photography will take photographs at each Commencement Ceremony. They will send each graduate a photo proof of his/her Commencement Ceremony pictures as well as ordering information. You may contact them at
(214) 443-9393 for more information.

You can go to HiEd to purchase DVD’s of Commencement.

Important Deadlines

Wednesday, January 20, 2016
Graduation Application Deadline

Friday, February 26, 2016
Deadline to Update Primary Name
which will be printed on your diploma

Tuesday, March 1, 2016
Commencement RSVP Update Deadline

Monday, April 18, 2016
Commencement Guest Tickets Available Online

Important Deadlines

Wednesday, January 20, 2016
Graduation Application Deadline

Friday, February 26, 2016
Deadline to Update Primary Name
which will be printed on your diploma

Tuesday, March 1, 2016
Commencement RSVP Update Deadline

Monday, April 18, 2016
Commencement Guest Tickets Available Online