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The Fall 2018 Commencement Ceremony for the College of Architecture, Planning and Public Affairs will be held on Friday, December 14, 2018 at 11:00 am at College Park Center.

After the ceremony, all graduates and their guests are invited to the CAPPA gallery to view a showcase of student work.

Graduates must RSVP, via the participation form, confirming their intention to participate in the ceremony to be eligible to receive guest tickets and to take part in the commencement ceremony. 

Continue to check your UTA email regularly for important updates regarding the commencement ceremony and specific deadlines.

For more information regarding commencement at UTA, please visit the University’s Commencement webpage.

Still on the job hunt? Check out the Internship/Job Opportunities section of our website.

Fall 2018 Commencement Timeline

17-21 Sept.:      Maverick Ring Sale
3 Oct.:               (Late) Deadline to apply for Spring graduation for all students
15-18 Oct.:       Bookstore Grad Finale
19 Oct.:
             Deadline to order regalia and Maverick Ring
1 Nov:                Deadline to RSVP to walk in ceremony [DO IT NOW!]
                           *** RSVP IS MANDATORY TO BE ON TICKET LIST ***
14-20 Nov.:
      Ticket Offer 1: Website goes live at 10a
21-29 Nov.:       Ticket Offer 2: Website goes live at 10a
30 Nov.-7 Dec.: Ticket Offer 3: Website goes live at 10a
3 Dec.:    
           Ring Ceremony
14 Dec.:             Graduation Ceremony: 11a College Park Center (CPC)

***Check UTA email regularly (inbox, spam/junk box, and clutter box) for updates and ticket opportunities***

Contact the UTA Bookstore regarding regalia availability.

 - Tassels
      > Peacock Blue and Lilac: 
for all CAPPA Graduates (undergrad and grad)
- Hoods (Graduate only)
      > Lilac:  for M.ARCH and MLA graduates
Peacock Blue:
  for M.CRP, MPA, and MPP graduates