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Phone: 972-883-2234
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Hooding Ceremony

  • Summer 2015: Thursday August 13, 2015
  • Fall 2015: Thursday December 17, 2015

TA/RA Orientation Dates - Fall 2015

  • Wednesday, August 19, 2015 - CN 1.112 - Newly appointed TA’s and RA’s and those who have not yet attended DAY 1 of the two day program are required to attend.
  • Thursday, August 20, 2015 - CN 1.112 (9 am to 12:30 am, lunch, afternoon 1:30pm to 3:30pm in school) - Newly appointed TA’s and previously appointed TA’s who have not yet attended DAY 2 of the two day orientation program are required to attend.

Dates and Deadlines - May NOT conduct Final Oral Exam when the University is closed. All deadlines are at Noon.

InAbsentia Deadlines

  • InAbsentia for those Spring 2015 candidates who did not make the deadlines.
  • June 2, 2015 - 12pm Noon
    Last day to request a final oral exam.
  • June 16, 2015
    Last day to hold a final oral exam.
  • InAbsentia - June 23, 2015 - 12pm Noon
    Last day to submit final dissertation & thesis copies.

Summer 2015 - PhD

  • June 10, 2015
    Graduation Application Deadline for Summer 2015.
  • June 25, 2015 - 12pm Noon
  • Last day to request a final oral exam.
  • July 9, 2015
    Last day to hold a final oral exam.
  • July 16, 2015 - 12pm Noon
    Last day to submit final dissertation copies (Copy Center Pricing)

Summer 2015 - Master's

  • June 10, 2015
    Graduation Application Deadline for Summer 2015.
  • July 23, 2015 - 12pm Noon
    Last day to submit final thesis copies.

InAbsentia Deadlines

  • InAbsentia for those Summer 2015 candidates who did not make the deadlines.
  • August 7, 2015 - 12pm Noon
    Last day to request a final oral exam.
  • August 21, 2015
    Last day to hold a final oral exam.
  • InAbsentia - August 28, 2015 - 12pm Noon
    Last day to submit final dissertation & thesis copies.

Fall 2015 - PhD

  • September 1, 2015
    Graduation Application Deadline for Fall 2015.
  • November 2, 2015 - 12pm Noon
    Last day to request a final oral exam.
  • November 16, 2015
    Last day to hold a final oral exam.
  • November 30, 2015 - 12pm Noon
    Last day to submit final dissertation copies (Copy Center Pricing)

Fall 2015 - Master's

  • September 1, 2015
    Graduation Application Deadline for Fall 2015.
  • December 7, 2015 - 12pm Noon
    Last day to submit final thesis copies (Copy Center Pricing)

InAbsentia Deadlines

  • InAbsentia for those Fall 2015 candidates who did not make the deadlines.
  • December 10, 2015 - 12pm Noon
    Last day to request a final oral exam.
  • January 11, 2016
    Last day to hold a final oral exam.
  • InAbsentia - January 25, 2016 - 12pm Noon
    Last day to submit final dissertation & thesis copies.
DISCLAIMER: All dates and deadlines are subject to change.

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Events for Graduate Studies!


ONLINE GRADUATION APPLICATION. Summer 2015 Graduation Application Deadline is June 10, 2015. Late Applicants will be charged a $100 late fee. Graduate Students Apply Here!


DOCTORAL HOODING CEREMONY
Summer 2015

Thursday
August 13, 2015
1pm

Clark Conference Center


HOODING CEREMONY SPEAKER
Dr. Christopher J. Progler
Vice President and Chief Technology Officer
Photronics, Inc.


CONTACT amanda@utdallas.edu or
972-883-5346 for tickets and/or questions.

Doctoral candidates and Supervising Professors should arrive at 12:15p.m.
Reception to follow.

REGALIA

    PURCHASE:

  • Custom UTD Ph.D Regalia Purchase : $880 (plus tax) for full set
  • Visit http://www.oakhalli.com/universityoftexasatdallas/ to place order
  • July 1, 2015 - Last day to purchase Regalia (takes between 4-6 weeks to make). If a student would like to purchase one after this date, they will have to call Oakhall Customs Department at 1-800-223-0429.

    RENTAL:

  • Student Rental: $215 (includes purchase price for tam)
  • Visit http://www.oakhalli.com/universityoftexasatdallas/ to place order (available through July 10, 2015). After this, an additional $75 will be added to rental order for expedited handling and shipping. Students will be notified by the bookstore, via phone or email, when their regalia has arrived.
  • All rental regalia be turned in immediately after the ceremony or at the hooding ceremony if not attending the commencement ceremony. This date is for faculty and students.
  • July 10, 2015 - Last day for rental regalia orders for students WITHOUT rush fee. Last day for rental regalia orders WITH rush fee is July 23, 2015.
  • If you have any questions after going to the website to order please call the bookstore and they will be happy to help you at 972 883-4665 or email.