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Apply for Graduation

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Before you apply for graduation, always verify with your academic advisor that you are eligible for graduation at the end of the application term. You must successfully complete all coursework you are enrolled in at UT Dallas during your graduation term.

To apply for graduation, please log into Galaxy and follow the step-by-step instructions on how to apply
for graduation
PDF.

After you have applied to graduate, you need to check your UT Dallas email on a regular basis throughout the semester. You will receive all correspondence regarding your graduation and commencement there.

Deadlines and Important Dates

Semester Deadline to apply for graduation * Late Applications Accepted with $100 Late Fee Until: Date to update your Online Commencement RSVP Deadline to update the name that will appear on your diploma Deadline to update your Confidentiality/FERPA to be listed in graduation publications. Deadline to update the address your diploma will be mailed to in Orion
Spring 2017 January 18, 2017
March 1, 2017 March 1, 2017
February 24, 2017
February 24, 2017 June 2, 2017
Summer 2017 June 12, 2017
July 12, 2017 October 1, 2017 (Fall Commencement)
August 9, 2017
TBA August 25, 2017
Fall 2017 August 29, 2017 October 1, 2017 October 1, 2017 September 25, 2017 TBA January 13, 2017

*Depending on the commencement program publishing deadlines, students applying late may not have their name included in commencement publications.

Dates and Deadlines are updated at the conclusion of each academic year.

See Also

Important Deadlines

Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Graduation Application Deadline

Friday, February 24, 2017
Deadline to Update Primary Name
which will be printed on your diploma

Wednesday, March 1, 2017
Commencement RSVP Update Deadline

Monday, April 17, 2017
Commencement Guest Tickets Available Online

Important Deadlines

Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Graduation Application Deadline

Friday, February 24, 2017
Deadline to Update Primary Name
which will be printed on your diploma

Wednesday, March 1, 2017
Commencement RSVP Update Deadline

Monday, April 17, 2017
Commencement Guest Tickets Available Online