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 2022 graduates are asked to complete the First Destination Survey by Jan. 23, 2023. 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 Sept. 19-21, 11am-3pm
  2. Virtual Ring Event (by appt/Zoom) Sept. 22, 12pm-6pm
  3. Payment Deadline for December Ring Ceremony Oct. 14
  4. RSVP Deadline for UTA Ring Ceremony Nov. 24
  5. UTA Ring Ceremony Dec. 1st Bluebonnet Ballroom
RSVP for Ring Ceremony

Enter the grad cap contest

Send a picture of your decorated cap to Include your first and last name, major, and what your cap design means to you.

Traditions and History