University of Dallas Commencement 2018
The University of Dallas will award bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees on May
13th during the 2018 Spring commencement ceremony for the undergraduate Constantin
College of Liberal Arts, undergraduate College of Business, Braniff Graduate School
of Liberal Arts, Neuhoff School of Ministry, and Satish and Gupta Graduate College
General Schedule of Events
Thursday, May 3
Church of the Incarnation
Meeting time and place: Graduating undergraduate seniors should meet at 3:00 pm in the Haggar Foyer
Attire: Caps, gowns, and tassels
2018 Convocation Award Recipients
A reception will immediately follow on the Haggar porch.
Saturday, May 12
Neuhoff School of Ministry Continuing Education & Catholic Biblical School Mass
Church of the Incarnation
Certificates and pins will be presented to those students who have successfully completed
the four-year advanced Catholic Biblical Studies program and to those who have completed
the Certificado en Teología Pastoral (Certificate in Pastoral Theology) of the Neuhoff
School of Ministry.
Meeting time and place: Graduating students should meet at 5:30 pm in the Braniff Foyer
Attire: For students: Caps, gowns, and tassels
For friends and family: Business casual
This liturgy is a Eucharistic celebration in the Catholic tradition of the University.
Please join us in thanking God for the many blessings that have been bestowed throughout
your college years.
Graduation Gala Honoring the Graduating Class of 2018
Haggar University Center
7:00 - 10:00 pm
The Graduation Gala is an annual commencement tradition that follows the Baccalaureate
Mass, honoring graduates and their families. Reception highlights will include a buffet
in the Haggar Cafe, a dessert bar and a live band.
Online tickets will be available until 4 p.m. on Friday, May 11. Adult tickets are
$35. Admission is free for adults over 70, children 10 and under, graduates and faculty.
Adult tickets will be available to purchase for $40 at the door, before Mass from
4:30 - 5:45 p.m. and after Mass at 7 p.m. Free tickets for adults over 70 and children
under 10 will also be available at the door. Faculty and graduates must present a
University of Dallas ID at the door.
Sunday, May 13
Commencement is a celebration of accomplishments of our graduates.
This ceremony will confer degrees for those graduating from:
- Constantin College of Liberal Arts
- College of Business, undergraduate program
- Braniff Graduate School of Liberal Arts
- Ann & Joe O. Neuhoff School of Ministry
- Satish and Gupta Graduate College of Business
Attire: Caps, gowns, hoods, and tassels. Hoods will be distributed upon commencement morning
Meet and check-in: 8:00 am - Undergraduate students: SB Hall Foyer
Graduate students: Braniff Foyer
Diplomas: Diplomas will NOT be distributed during the commencement ceremony; students will receive
an empty diploma cover. Once the ceremony is over, students will come to Cardinal
Farrell Hall to receive their diplomas.
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