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Graduation Celebration 2009

Graduation Celebration is an annual event held during May commencement weekend in celebration of UT Arlington's graduating class. The event is free and open to the community.

Obama Cabinet member headlines UT Arlington May 09 Commencement

  • The keynote address for Graduation Celebration featured Ambassador Ron Kirk, United States Trade Representative and former Dallas mayor
  • News Release | Photos

Friday, May 15 at 8:00 p.m.

  • Enter Maverick Stadium through the south entrance
  • Graduates and their families and guests are invited to sit together on the field of Maverick Stadium
  • Music and keynote remarks are mixed with cannon fire and a breath-taking fireworks show
  • Faculty, staff, neighbors and special guests of UT Arlington are also invited
  • Inclement weather location: Texas Hall
  • No tickets required

Graduation Celebration After Party

  • Friday, May 15 at approximately 9:30 p.m.
  • South side of Maverick Stadium, under the tent
  • Inclement weather location: Texas Hall
  • Join the Class of 2009 for more live music by central Texas favorite Zack Walther and the Cronkites and complimentary food and beverages
  • No tickets required