Thursday,
April 26, 2018

Thursday,
April 26, 2018

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Senior Week Events Celebrate University's Class of 2016

UTD Senior Send off

The Senior Send-Off carnival will feature food, prizes, games and a photo booth from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday in the Student Union Galaxy Rooms.

The University of Texas at Dallas will celebrate its graduating students with activities that include a ring ceremony, carnival and special photo opportunities with the University’s mascot Temoc during Senior Week, Monday through Saturday.

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 Engagement. 
 

 

Schedule

Monday

  • Senior Send-Off carnival, 7 to 9 p.m., Student Union Galaxy Rooms. Food, prizes, games and a photo booth.
     
  • Veteran Graduation Cord Ceremony, 7 to 8 p.m., McDermott Suite (MC 4.404) — Graduating student-veterans will receive a red, white and blue cord to honor their academic achievement and identify their veteran status at commencement. RSVP required.
     

Tuesday

  • Get your photo taken with Temoc from noon to 2 p.m., lower level of the Student Union. Receive a free T-shirt while supplies last.
     
  • The Lavender Graduation Dinner, 5 to 7 p.m., ATEC Skyline Conference Room, will celebrate the accomplishments of graduating lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and ally students. RSVP required.
     

Wednesday

  • Ring Ceremony, 7 to 8:30 p.m., Edith O’Donnell Arts and Technology Building lecture hall (ATC 1.102) — Participants will formally receive their UT Dallas rings. RSVP required.
     

Thursday

  • 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. — 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.
     

Friday

  • Commencement Ceremonies, 9 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 2 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. — 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.
     

Saturday

  • Commencement Ceremonies, 9 a.m., 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. — 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.
     

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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