Graduating Students

Congratulations! Earning a degree from The University of Texas at Arlington is an honor and an accomplishment.

How To - UTA Commencement


Students are eligible to participate in their commencement ceremony if they apply for graduation by the deadline and if they have completed all of the requirements for their degree program or will have completed all of those requirements by the end of the graduation term.

First Destination Survey

Let us know what’s next for you

Spring 2023 graduates are asked to complete the First Destination Survey by July 5, 2023. By sharing your next step, UTA can better understand the market and provide valuable information to our colleges and the Career Development Center.
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Ring Ceremony Info

  1. UTA Ring Week March 20-23, 11am-3pm, Mon. & Wed. 10am-2pm, Tues. & Thurs. 10am-6pm
  2. Virtual Ring Event (by appt/Zoom) Feb. 27-28
  3. Payment Deadline for April Ring Ceremony March 10
  4. RSVP Deadline for UTA Ring Ceremony March 10
  5. Last Chance Ring Event March 27-28, 10am-2pm UTA Bookstore
  6. UTA Ring Ceremony Apr. 27, 6pm Bluebonnet Ballroom
RSVP for Ring Ceremony

Enter the grad cap contest

Send a picture of your decorated cap to, entrants are asked to identify their entries by putting “Spring 2023 Grad Cap Contest” in the email subject line. Emails MUST be from an...

Upcoming Events

Lavender Graduation

Celebrate the graduates who identify as LGBTQ+ at Lavender Graduation on April 18, at an annual ceremony conducted on numerous campuses to honor lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and ally students and to acknowledge their achievements and contributions to the University.

Learn more about Lavender Graduation

Celebrando el Éxito

Join the Office for Cultural Engagement and Social Change, the Center for Mexican American Studies, and the Office of Talent, Culture and Inclusion on Thursday, May 4 for this campuswide Latino/Hispanic achievement ceremony honoring UTA's spring 2023 graduates.


Traditions and History