In-Person Ceremony

Attention UTA graduates - We are excited to invite you to participate in your very own in-person commencement ceremony at Globe Life Field in Arlington, TX.

Guest Tickets

Graduates can reserve their guest tickets through MarchingOrder until Dec. 1. Tickets will be distributed electronically from on Dec. 8.

Graduate Experience

We are working with Globe Life Field to make the commencement ceremonies as safe as possible for all those involved. As a participant and graduate of UTA we want to ensure your experience is positive and memorable. 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 MarchingOrder to generate graduate slides that will be incorporated in the commencement ceremony and available for you to download later. If you have not already done so, please upload a high-quality photo of you in graduation regalia or business attire by Dec. 1. You will need to access your Marching Order profile for other information including ceremony details, pronunciation, reserving guest tickets and printing the GradPass ticket for graduates. Edits can be made until Dec. 1.

Marching Order

Arrival Time

Doors will open one hour before your scheduled ceremony time. Parking lots open 90 minutes prior to the ceremony start time. Parking is free and maps and entrance information will be provided as we get closer to commencement.

Bag Policy

For guests, all bags and purses must be soft sided and not exceed 16” x 16” x 8”. Backpacks are prohibited, except for single-compartment drawstring bags that do not exceed the MLB bag-size requirements of 16” x 16” x 8”. Exceptions are for those that are carried for medical reasons or manufactured diaper bags that accompany infants and young children. All bags are subject to search before entering the ballpark.

More questions about the Bag Policy

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