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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
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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.

If you graduate in Summer 2019, your degree(s) will appear in our system by Friday, August 16 at noon.

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 2019 January 23, 2019
March 1, 2019 March 1, 2019
February 25, 2019
February 25, 2019 May 23, 2019
Summer 2019 June 17, 2019
July 20, 2019 October 1, 2019 (Fall Commencement)
July 19, 2019
September 23, 2019 August 15, 2019
Fall 2019 August 27, 2019 October 1, 2019 October 1, 2019 September 23, 2019 September 23, 2019 January 9, 2020

*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

Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Graduation Application Deadline

Friday, July 19, 2019
Deadline to Update Primary Name
which will be printed on your diploma

Tuesday, October 1, 2019
Commencement RSVP Update Deadline

Monday, November 18, 2019
Commencement Guest Tickets Available Online

Important Deadlines

Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Graduation Application Deadline

Friday, July 19, 2019
Deadline to Update Primary Name
which will be printed on your diploma

Tuesday, October 1, 2019
Commencement RSVP Update Deadline

Monday, November 18, 2019
Commencement Guest Tickets Available Online