Commencement Ceremony

Friday, December 17, 2021

11:00am

Location (TBD)

Students and Faculty Only - Use Gate 1 Entrance (Opens at 9:30am)

Guest Only - Use Gates 2 and 3 

  

Virtual Ceremony

TBA

 

Please Note:  Ceremony dates are tentative and are subject to change.

To-Do Checklist:

  • Verify with your academic advisor for your eligibility to graduate and honors status, if applicable.
  • Complete all requirements, completion of all credit hours, practicum hours, transcript transfers etc. needed to graduate. The final awarding of degrees and honors is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of the appropriate requirements by each candidate.
  • MyMav - Apply to graduate (include payment) AND RSVP for the Commencement Ceremony.
    Graduation is the formal process of receiving your degree.
    Commencement is when the graduating candidate WALK across the stage.
  • October 1st – Deadline to Apply for Graduation and pay fee.
  • TBA: RSVP by creating an account with your UTA student email and completing the Participation Form on MarchingOrder on the UTA Commencement website.  Only those who have created an account will receive updated information on the ceremony that they chose to attend.
  • Late RSVP: We are still accepting RSVP’s.  RSVP by creating an account with your UTA student email and completing the Participation Form on MarchingOrder on the UTA Commencement website.  Only those who have created an account will receive updated information on the ceremony that they chose to attend.
  • TBA: Grad Finale at the UTA Bookstore – your opportunity for the graduate and/or their parents to view and purchase regalia (early bird pricing), rings, diploma frames, and order invitations. Click here for more information.
  • TBA: Deadline for Early Bird pricing for graduation orders from the UTA Bookstore. Orders for commencement regalia from the UTA Bookstore will continue at regular pricing.
  • TBA: Deadline to order graduation regalia (cap, gown, and hood if applicable) for Bachelors and Masters.
  • TBA: Offer 1 ticketing goes live at 10am and ends TBA at noon. Go to Guest Tickets for more information and instructions to claim tickets. You do not need to receive an email to claim tickets.
  • TBA : Offer 2 ticketing goes live at 10am and ends TBA at noon.
  • TBA : Deadline to apply for Maverick Advantage
  • TBA : Deadline to hold Master’s Exam or Dissertation Defense (Master’s and PhD students)
  • TBA : Offer 3 ticketing goes live at 10am and ends August 10th, noon.
  • TBA : Deadline to upload graduate photo within MarchingOrder. Please upload a high-quality photo of you in graduation regalia or business attire (In-person and Virtual ceremonies).
  • TBA : Deadline to submit your approved Thesis or Dissertation to the Library AND submit a report of your Final Master’s Exam Report or Dissertation Defense Report to the Office of Admissions, Records and Registration (Master’s and PhD students)
  • TBA : Deadline to submit your graduation cap into Grad Cap Decorating Contest.
  • TBA : Vote on your favorite graduation cap during the voting period.
  • TBA : Winners of the Grad Cap Decorating Contest will be announced.
  • TBA : Deadline to complete First Destination Survey.
  • TBA : By this date, share photos on social media using #ForeverMaverick.
  • Diploma is distributed by the Office of Records and Registration at University Administration Building 6-8 weeks after your degree is conferred.

*Dates are subject to change.

Summer 2021 Commencement Accommodation Request Form

This questionnaire is only for those who are being honored for graduating during the Summer 2021. Accommodations for family members will be handled by the College Park Center Guest Services.

The Commencement Ceremony will be Live streamed.

For Commencement Ceremony questions

Please contact Gina Gonzalez-Wilson at sswcommencement@uta.edu.