Senior Year Experience

The Senior Year Experience (SRYE) program is designed to help seniors celebrate their successes and feel better prepared to take the next steps toward achieving their life goals after college. Visit the SRYE website often to stay informed about events, resources and important senior year deadlines. Check your email for the Senior Scoop, a monthly electronic bulletin, with upcoming senior deadlines and events.

Contact Us

For more information about SRYE, contact Kellie Hanford at kellie@utdallas.edu or 972-883-6147.

UT Dallas seniors

Senior Events 2015

Comet Countdown to Commencement

Attend Comet Countdown to Commencement to gather information about commencement, alumni benefits, job search assistance and more! You will be able to order graduation announcements, caps, gowns and your UT Dallas ring. You will also have an opportunity to have professional photos taken in graduation regalia or your own business attire. Come and Go Event.

Be sure to come by and pick up a FREE Senior T-Shirt. T-SHIRTS WHILE SUPPLIES LAST.

Tuesday, February 24th, 2:00pm to 6:00pm
Visitor Center/Bookstore Atrium

Career Advice and a Slice

Seniors can enjoy free pizza while networking with professionals. This casual setting allows students to pepper employers with questions about specific careers. Students need to register to attend “Career Advice and A Slice” event through CometCareers. Registration will open approximately one month before the event. Limited Seating!

Friday, March 6, 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Student Union Galaxy Rooms

Ring Days

UT Dallas holds two ‘Ring Days’ each semester when Balfour representatives will be on the UT Dallas campus to take orders and to answer questions. March 27, 2015 is the last day in which to place an order for your ring in order to be presented with it and participate in the May 13, 2015 UT Dallas Ring Ceremony.

March 24 & 25, 2:00pm to 6:00pm
Visitor Center/Bookstore Atrium

Senior Etiquette Dinner

Not sure which bread plate or glass is yours? Don't know the proper way to hold your knife and fork? Dining etiquette can be critical to career and job search success. Etiquette is about presenting yourself with the kind of polish that shows you can be taken seriously. Register through your Comet Careers account. Registration will open approximately one month before the event. Limited Seating!

Wednesday, April 1, 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Student Union Dining Hall, Faculty/Staff Dining Hall

OMGraduation!

Have you missed out on Career Center presentations during your undergraduate career at UT Dallas? Never fear! This half day interactive day workshop will help you to prepare for all aspects of your job search. Attendees will walk away with a sense of confidence that will give them an edge over their competition. Free Lunch, Snacks and Giveaways. Register through your Comet Careers account. Registration will open approximately one month before the event. Limited Seating!

Friday, April 17, 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Student Union Galaxy Rooms

Senior Week 2015

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.

May 11 to May 15
Various Locations on Campus

Veterans Cord Ceremony

Graduating student veterans (undergraduate and graduate) will receive a red, white and blue cord to honor their academic achievement and identify their veteran status at their commencement ceremony.

Monday, May 11
McDermott Library

Lavender Graduation Dinner

The Lavender Graduation Dinner celebrates the accomplishments of our UT Dallas graduating lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and ally students.

Tuesday, May 12, 5:30pm to 7:30pm
McDermott Library, MC 4.4

Ring Ceremony

The UT Dallas ring serves as a tangible reminder of a student's achievement and college memories. Join this special celebration where participants of the ceremony will be formally presented with their UT Dallas rings. March 27, 2015 is the last day in which to place an order for your ring in order to be presented with it and participate in the May 13, 2015 UT Dallas Ring Ceremony.

Wednesday, May 13
Location TBD

Senior Breakfast

Students are treated to breakfast while viewing a slide show that includes 4 years of pictures. Seniors compete in spirit competitions and are lead in the school song. Students are also able to pick up the highly coveted “Senior Shirt”. Food and Shirts while supplies last.

Welcome Week Fall 2015
Student Galaxy Rooms

BBS Senior Launch

BBS Senior Launch is open to all of the School of Behavioral Science seniors. Students will get a chance to visit with Dean Bert Moore, as well as many other faculty members and their fellow seniors. The event is designed as an opportunity to celebrate accomplishments and plan for the future.

Fall 2015
Location TBD

Check the Comet Calendar for other upcoming events!