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

Fall 2023 graduates are asked to complete the First Destination Survey by January 31, 2024. By sharing your next step, UTA can better understand the market and provide valuable information to our colleges and the Career Development Center.
Take the survey in Handshake

Ring Ceremony Info

  1. UTA Ring Week September 25-27 , 10 am- 2 pm UTA Bookstore
  2. Virtual Ring Event (by appt/Zoom) Feb. 27-28
  3. Deadline for 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 November 30 Location - Pending
RSVP for Ring Ceremony

Grad Cap Contest

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

Graduate Checklist

  1. Order your regalia and commencement memorabilia :
  2. Prepare for guest ticket offer : December 4
  3. Register and complete your graduate profile in marching order : November 15
  4. Apply for maverick advantage : November 15
  5. Enter grad cap contest : December 8
  6. Vote in the grad cap contest : December 11 - December 18
  7. Access and print your grad pass from marching order : December 13
  8. Bring your printed grad pass to your ceremony : December 15
  9. Complete first destination survey : January 31

Commencement Program

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 by the graduation application deadline.

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