Commencement 2018

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 of Business.


General Schedule of Events

Thursday, May 3

Senior Convocation
Church of the Incarnation
3:30 p.m.

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
10:00 am

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. 

Baccalaureate Mass
Braniff Mall

6:00 pm

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.

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Sunday, May 13

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 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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Accessible Seating Contact

Jeff Taylor
Office of Academic Success
972-721-5385
jtaylor@udallas.edu 
 
 

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