Due to the Byron Nelson Golf Tournament and an event at the Irving Convention Center
occurring that weekend, hotel spaces are filling up.
Please consider booking your room as soon as possible.
The following area hotels are close to campus and may offer special University of
Dallas rates for families and guests of current students.
Hotels with UD Rates »
No tickets or reservations are required for guest seating. Each degree recipient is welcome to bring as many guests as he or she chooses.
Seats are available in chairs on the Braniff Mall itself. There is additional seating in bleachers set up on the grass around the Braniff Mall.
We recommend that guests bring sun protection. Signs will direct guests to restrooms located in the Gorman Lecture Center and the Haggar University Center. To view these facilities in relationship to the Braniff Mall (where the ceremony will be held), please view the campus map.
Reserved seating and parking is available for graduates and their guests with special needs. Accommodations should be arranged through the Office of Human Resources by contacting Liz Engelke at firstname.lastname@example.org or 972-721-4054 by May 13th. Campus safety officers at all entrances will direct guests to the designated parking area. Ushers will be available to direct guests to the reserved ADAAA seating.
Parking is available for free on campus on a first come first served basis. To see the various parking lots and their proximity to Braniff Mall (where the ceremony will be held), please view our campus map. While there is ample parking for guests, we recommend allowing sufficient time to park and walk to the mall to be seated.
May 17 - 19
No matter where your student is headed or what financial state you are in, we think you will find the perfect graduation gift idea.
The author and the illustrator of University of Dallas from A to Z will be signing copies of their book on Saturday, May 18, from 3-5 p.m. on the Haggar patio. This makes a great gift for moms, dads and grads! Copies are $10 each.
The junior class will be selling bouquets of roses prior to Commencement. Proceeds from the sale will benefit the class of 2014 senior gift.