President's Reception

President’s Reception Honoring the Graduating Class of 2017

The President’s Reception is an annual commencement tradition that follows the Baccalaureate Mass, honoring graduating seniors and their families. President's Reception

Details

Haggar University Center
Saturday, May 13, 2017
7:30 – 10:30 p.m.

RSVP online by May 8, 2017

RSVP

All pre-sale ticket orders will be available at the Will Call table located outside the main doors of the Haggar University Center beginning at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 13. Tickets will also be available for sale beginning at 7 p.m.

Adult tickets are $35 online or $40 at the door. Children 10 and under and adults 70 and over are free. Tickets for current year UD graduates, faculty and staff are also free.

Attire for the event is business casual. 

Persons with disabilities needing special assistance should contact Jeff Taylor at jtaylor@udallas.edu or 972.721.5385 as soon as possible, but no less than 72 hours prior to the event.

The President's Reception menu will include a variety of hot and cold hors d'oeuvres, a display of assorted desserts, coffee and espresso drinks from our famous Cap Bar, and punch. Multiple cash bars offering beer, wine, and cocktails will also be available.

Contact Information

Event Contact
Shannon Brush
Office of the President
972-721-5203
sbrush@udallas.edu
 
Accessible Seating Contact
Jeff Taylor
Office of Academic Success
972-721-5385
jtaylor@udallas.edu 

 

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