Stay informed: Visit the SRYE website often and check your email for the Senior Scoop monthly bulletin to keep up-to-date with senior year events, resources and deadlines.

2019 Events

Ring Days

The UT Dallas ring is a tangible reminder of your academic achievements and your time at the university. Current undergraduate students with 75+ credit hours are able to purchase a UT Dallas ring. View the rings in person and get your questions answered by Balfour representatives. For more information, visit

Sept. 30-Oct. 1


Have you been missing out on Career Center presentations at UT Dallas? Never fear! This drop-by fair will help you to prepare for all aspects of your job search and transitioning to an alumni. Free snacks and Senior shirts will be available while supplies last.

Oct. 16
11 a.m.-1 p.m.
SU Galaxy Rooms

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. For more information including how to register, please visit Handshake.

Nov. 12

Comet Cap Decorating Party

Come celebrate the milestone of graduating by decorating your graduation cap! Decorating supplies, snacks, and Senior shirts will be available while supplies last.

Nov. 6
10 a.m.-2 p.m.
SSA Gaming Wall

Comet Cap Online Contest

Have you decorated your #UTDCometCap for your upcoming graduation? Send us an email at [email protected] with a picture of your decorated Comet Cap along with your first and last name, major(s), and a description of your cap. Check out the entries for Spring 2019.

Guidelines for Decorating Your Comet Cap for the Online Contest Submission

  1. No lights.
  2. No noisemakers.
  3. No decorative items can be more than 3/4 of an inch off the graduation cap.
  4. The tassel must still be able to be moved from side to side.

The submission period is open until Dec. 9, 2019. We will post the winner to the Class of 2019 Facebook page on Dec. 13, 2019.

Senior Week: Spring 2019

UT Dallas will send off its graduating seniors in style, with a big celebration, a ring ceremony and special photo opportunities with the University’s mascot Temoc. To see a complete list of events that are hosted as part of Senior Week, visit the Senior Week website.

Dec. 7-13

Senior Mania

Celebrate your time at UT Dallas with your fellow Comets! Enjoy live music, food, and giveaways, while supplies last.

Spring 2020

Pictures with Temoc

Have you taken a picture with Temoc during your time at UT Dallas? If not, make sure you stop by to get a free picture with Temoc and a senior shirt, while supplies last. View the Spring 2019 Pictures with Temoc here.

Fall 2019

Lavender Graduation 2020

Lavender Graduation is a special graduation celebration for UT Dallas students who have a connection to the LGBTQIA (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Questioning, Intersex, Asexual, Ally) communities. This event is open to LGBTQ+ undergraduate and graduate students who will commence in Spring 2020, Summer 2020, or Fall 2020.

Spring 2020

Senior Breakfast

Undergraduate seniors graduating in Fall 2019 and Spring 2020 are treated to a breakfast that celebrates entering their final year at UT Dallas! Students are able to pick up the highly coveted "Senior Shirt". Food and shirts are available while supplies last. Please bring your Comet Card to the event.

Fall 2020

BBS Senior Launch

BBS seniors only - Join Behavioral and Brain Sciences for food, a photo booth, BBS senior t-shirts and a raffle for prizes!

Fall 2019

Grad Fair

Gather information about commencement, alumni benefits and job search assistance. 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. This is a come and go event.

Spring 2020

Suit Up

Are you prepared for the upcoming Career Expo hosted by the Career Center?  If not, check out Suit Up hosted by the Senior Year Experience and the Career Center to help you dress for success!  Join us as we have access to JCPenney at Collin Creek Mall for a special evening just for current UT Dallas students.  Student attendees will get 40% off select men’s and women’s career dress apparel and shoes.  Students must have their Comet Card to get the discount.

Fall 2020