Commencement And Graduation Dates and Checklists

Spring 2020 Graduates - Deadlines and Dates are Tentative

January –

  • Apply for Graduation - April 13th
  • RSVP for Commencement - May 1st
  • Complete Graduating Student Data Survey - May 15th
  • Update Name for Diploma - May 15th
  • Order Cap and Gown - Priority deadline February 7th
  • Verify Date and Time and Order Announcements
  • Notify Disability Services of Accommodation Concerns - ASAP
  • Schedule Career Services Appointment - ASAP

February –

  • Order Commencement Cords for Student Organizations - Contact your organization for deadlines
  • Order Class Ring – Ring Sale Dates: Jan 29th 10AM-2PM & 30th 2PM- 7PM
  • Apply to be Student Commencement Speaker - April 6th 
  • Complete Financial Aid Exit Counseling

March -

  • Receive Honors Approval - Email will come to your student email
  • Order Grad Gifts - https://www.thecommencementgroup.com/untdallas/
  • Pick up Cap and Gown if you ordered by priority deadline
  • Attend Grad Finale during March 25th 10AM to 2PM and March 26th 2Pm to 7PM

April –

  • RSVP for Cord, Ring, and Honor Ceremony - April 10th 
  • Apply for Experiential Learning Cords - April 1st
  • Submit for Tuition Rebate
  • Complete First Destination Survey

May –

  • Attend Rehearsal and Commencement -May 6th and May 8th
  • Attend Ring, Cord, and Honor Ceremony - TBA
  • Attend Graduate Hooding Ceremony -TBD

Fall 2019 Graduates - Deadlines TBD

August –

  • Apply for Graduation 
  • RSVP for Commencement 
  • Complete Graduating Student Data Survey 
  • Update Name for Diploma
  • Order Cap and Gown 
  • Order Announcements. Give yourself enough time to send them out!
  • Notify Disability Services of Accommodation Concerns 
  • Schedule Career Services Appointment 

September –

  • Order Commencement Cords for Student Organization. See your organization's coordinator or website for deadlines.
  • Order Class Ring 
  • Apply to be Student Commencement Speaker 
  • Complete Financial Aid Exit Counseling 

October –

  • *Eligible Bachelor's Students* Receive Honors Approval Email. View your Academic Progress tile in your myDallas.edu to see if your UNTD GPA is a 3.5 or above.
  • Order Grad Gifts 
  • RSVP for Cord, Ring, and Honor Ceremony 
  • Apply for Experiential Learning Cords 

November –

  • Attend Grad Finale 
  • Pick up Cap and Gown. You will get an email when it's ready to be picked up.
  • *Eligible Bachelor's Students*Submit for Tuition Rebate
  • Complete First Destination Survey 

December –

  • Attend Rehearsal and Commencement 
  • Attend Ring, Cord, and Honor Ceremony 
  • *Master's Students* Attend Graduate Hooding Ceremony 

Summer Graduates - Deadlines TBD

May –

  • Apply for Graduation
  • Complete Graduating Student Data Survey
  • Schedule Career Services Appointment

June –

  • Complete Financial Aid Exit Counseling

July –

  • Submit for Tuition Rebate
  • Complete First Destination Survey

August  -

  • RSVP for Fall Commencement
  • Follow Calendar and Checklist for Commencement for Fall Graduates