In-Person Ceremony

Guest Tickets

Tickets are required for entry into College Park Center. Graduates will have a separate ticket and should be included in guest counts.

Graduate Experience

As a participant and graduate of UTA we want to ensure your experience is positive and memorable. The upcoming UTA commencement ceremonies will be as contactless as possible. We will be issuing and using e-tickets throughout the event Masks will be encouraged throughout the commencement ceremony.

After graduates cross the stage and take their photos, we encourage them to return to their seat for the duration of the ceremony. Graduates will be released separately from guests, so have a plan to meet your guests outside the building following the conclusion of the festivities.

Ceremony time will be approximately 2 hours.

live streaming

For your guests who are unable to make it in person, live streaming will be available during the scheduled ceremony times through UTA’s commencement page.

Photos and Videos

Profile & Graduate Slide

We will use Marching Order to generate your graduate slide. You will need to access your Marching Order profile for other information including ceremony details, GradPass ticket for graduates, and other essential information.

Marching Order

Arrival Time

Doors open one hour before your scheduled ceremony time. Parking is complimentary for graduates and their guests. More details including parking, directions, and maps will be available soon.

Bag Policy

College Park Center has a clear bag policy for graduates and their guests. Only 12" x 12" x 6" clear bags, 4.5" x 8.5" clutch purses/wallets or one-gallon clear ziploc bag will be allowed into the venue. (Diaper and medical bags are allowed.) Large bags, such as: backpacks, large purses, duffle bags, luggage, etc. will be prohibited.

View College Park Center’s full list of prohibited items

Hooding for PhD candidates

Eligible candidates will be recognized in their scheduled ceremony. Graduates interested in hooding should be in touch with their college coordinator.

Find your Coordinator

Graduation Regalia

Graduation regalia is required at all in-person commencement ceremonies. Regalia should be ordered through the UTA Bookstore in-person or online.

UTA Bookstore

Commencement Programs

If in MyMav you have opted to restrict directory information, your name will not appear in the printed commencement program unless you change that restriction.

See Programs