Post-Commencement Information

Post-Commencement Information

Returning Regalia

Graduates must return their caps, gowns, and hoods in the Braniff building foyer immediately following the ceremony or incur a replacement fee. Graduates may keep their tassels as a memento. Grades will be available online or graduates may obtain information about their final grades when they return their regalia.


Diplomas are distributed during the Commencement ceremony. Students who do not participate in the ceremony may make arrangements to obtain their diplomas after the ceremony by contacting the Registrar's Office at 972-721-5221. Diplomas for all degrees measure 8.5" x 11" and are presented in a presentation folder. The bookstore offers custom University of Dallas diploma frames.

Diplomas and official final transcripts will only be issued to graduates whose accounts are free of all holds. Students may check their account status on BannerWeb at any time. The Business Office, Office of Financial Aid and/or the Registrar's Office can provide students with information about any outstanding obligations prior to Commencement.

Final Grades and Transcripts

Official transcripts reflecting the degree earned will be available approximately 4-6 weeks after the ceremony. Graduates may obtain a downloadable official transcript request form  from the Registrar's Office.

Completed request forms may be submitted in person or mailed to the Office of the Registrar, University of Dallas, 1845 E. Northgate Drive, Irving, TX 75062-4736 or faxed to 972-721-5132.


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Although she herself is not able to vote, Liz Magallanes, BA '18, works to make voting possible for other people. She first got involved with the organization Mi Familia Vota in 2014 and has been contributing to their endeavors ever since, including working with high school students in Dallas ISD. Additionally, she recently had a role in the play "Deferred Action."

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