Full Commencement Schedule

Detailed Schedule of Events

  Rain Plan for Baccalaureate Mass

Due to inclement weather, the Baccalaureate Mass will be held in the Ed Maher Athletic Center.
Saturday, May 18
6:30pm

Full Rain Plan

Friday, May 17

Phi Beta Kappa Installation
SB Hall Multipurpose Room (122)
3:30 p.m.

Beta Gamma Sigma Induction
SB Hall, Third Floor Atrium
5:00 p.m.

Saturday, May 18

Ann & Joe O. Neuhoff School of Ministry 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 biblical studies program of the Catholic Biblical School in the Continuing Education program of the Neuhoff School of Ministry. 

Ann & Joe O. Neuhoff School of Ministry Graduation Reception
Cardinal Farrell Hall 219
1:30-3:30pm

University of Dallas - Ring Ceremony
Church of the Incarnation
1:00 p.m.

Student Attire:  Church Attire

Departmental Receptions:

Morning

  • Mathematics, Computer Science, and Physics
    Gorman Faculty Lounge/Constantin Garden
    10:00 - 11:30 a.m.

Early Afternoon 

  • English, History, HUSC, Politics, and Psychology
    Braniff Atrium, 3rd Floor
    2:00 - 3:30 p.m.

Late Afternoon 

  • Classics/Modern Languages
    Anselm 222
    2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
  • Biology
    Gorman Faculty Lounge/Constantin Garden
    3:00 - 4:30 p.m.
  • Chemistry
    Haggerty Science Center, 2nd Floor Balcony
    3:30 - 5:30 p.m.
  • College of Business
    SB Hall, 3rd Floor Atrium
    4:30 - 5:30 p.m.

Off Campus

  • Philosophy
    See Dept. for more information
  • Education
    Friday, May 3, 2020
    Location:  Lamberti's Ristorante and Wine Bar
    7:00 p.m. - Both undergraduate and graduate

Baccalaureate Mass
Ed Maher Athletic Center
6:30 p.m.

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. Overflow seating with audio and video is available in the Church of the Incarnation.

President's Gala Honoring the Graduating Class of 2020
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.

Online tickets will be available until 4 p.m. on Friday, May 17. 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 - 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
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 photo ID.

Rain plan

Accessible Seating Contact

Joshua Skinner
Office of Academic Success
972-721-5056
jaskinner@udallas.edu 

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