The University of Dallas will award bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees on May
19th during the 2019 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
Once you are in the gallery, you will see two tabs in the upper left. One for the
diplomas and one for candids that were captured. To purchase photos, simply add your
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Neuhoff School of Ministry Continuing Education & Catholic Biblical School Mass Church of the Incarnation 10:00 a.m. 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.
University of Dallas - Ring Ceremony Church of the Incarnation 1:00 p.m.
Student Attire: Church Attire
Rain Plan for Baccalaureate Mass
Due to inclement weather, the Baccalaureate Mass will be held in the Ed Maher Athletic
Student Meeting Time and Place: 6:00 p.m. in Clark Hall Parking Garage Student Attire: Caps, gowns, and tassels Faculty Meeting Time and Place: 6:15 p.m. Ed Maher Athletic Center, Upstairs Foyer Friends and Family Attire: 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.
President's Gala Honoring the Graduating Class of 2019 Haggar University Center 7:30 - 10:30 p.m. The President's 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.
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
5:00 p.m. - 6:15 p.m. and after Mass at 7:30 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 19
Commencement Ceremony Braniff Mall 9:00 a.m.
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
check-in Meet and check-in: 8:00 a.m. -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. To pick up diplomas, students must be clear of all university holds and have a valid
Please be aware that rain is predicted on Saturday, and seats placed in the grass
may be on ground that is damp and perhaps a little muddy. Please choose appropriate
footwear for this circumstance.
Peter Searby, BA '01, feels that modern schools -- with a scarcity of opportunities for children to work with their hands and use their imaginations to explore their worlds -- are doing boys in particular a disservice. From this recognized deficiency, Searby conceived the idea for Riverside Center for Imaginative Learning. Also finding the education of boys to be a primary concern, Daniel Kerr, BA '03, opened St. Martin's Academy, a Catholic boys' boarding high school in Fort Scott, Kansas, in 2018.
In an intimate gathering at the Museum of Biblical Art in February, UD celebrated the inaugural Crowley Chamber Trio Concert, "Music in the Museum," the first of three concerts that took place this spring. The opening performance rekindled the university's popular Crowley concerts, which first took breath more than two decades ago.
Former Affiliate Assistant Professor of Spanish Nicole (Hammerschmidt) Lasswell, BA '03, and her husband, Martin, have two sons, Will and Stevie, both of whom have autism. For World Autism Awareness Day, the family was interviewed on Telemundo; because the boys are thriving, it seemed particularly important to the Lasswells to share their story and their hope with others.