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Commencement Ceremony

To receive a diploma or certificate, you must complete an Application for Graduation and submit it to the Admissions Office (A169). You should apply for graduation when you are enrolled in the last course required for your degree.

Commencement Ceremony
A Commencement Ceremony is held at the end of the Spring semester. This year's ceremony will honor the Fall 2014, Spring 2015, and Summer 2015 graduates. Students who anticipate completing degrees or certificates in the Summer and who have twelve (12) hours or less remaining toward completion are eligible and encouraged to participate in the Spring ceremony. All graduates who plan on participating in the ceremony must complete the Commencement Participation Form.

Deadlines for participation in Commencement Ceremony

Graduation Application Deadline (For your name to appear in this year's Commencement Program) - March 20, 2015
Applications will still be accepted after this date, but please be aware, your name will not appear in the commencement ceremony program.

Commencement Participation Form* Deadline - April 24, 2015
*Students who have submitted a graduation application and are eligible to participate in the ceremony, will receive a Commencement Participation Form by e-mail.

When and Where
Sunday, May 17th, 2015 at 3:00pm
Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Center Arena
650 South Griffin Street
Dallas, TX  75202

Graduation Cap, Gown and Tassel will go on sale Monday, April 6, 2015.
$29.88 includes cap, gown, tassel and collars for ladies only (plus 8.25% tax)
$5.00 tassel only (plus 8.25% tax)
Sold during standard bookstore hours:
Monday - Thursday - 7:45 am - 7:00pm
Friday - 7:45am - 3:00pm
Saturday - Sunday - Closed