Parents & Families

Tips, guidelines and resources to support your student from orientation to graduation day.

Welcome to the UT Dallas Family

Learn more about campus events and traditions, support services and ways to get involved.

Annual Events

Join the University community for special annual events that celebrate Comet spirit and academic accomplishments.

  • Parent and Family Orientation: All new undergraduate students are required to attend an orientation session and parents and family are encouraged to attend with their student.
  • Orientation at UT Dallas
  • Move-in Day
  • Family Day
  • Family Day
  • Commencement
  • Homecoming

Parents of New and Current Students

Parents of Prospective Students


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What UT Dallas Has to Offer

With 141 degree programs, we offer innovative multidisciplinary research, internationally renowned faculty and housing options that range from apartments to state-of-the-art residence halls. Located 20 miles north of downtown Dallas, the University attracts the brightest minds in science, math and engineering and boasts one of the top business schools in the state.

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