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Before you apply for graduation, always verify with your academic advisor that you are eligible for graduation at the end of the application term. You must successfully complete all coursework you are enrolled in at UT Dallas during your graduation term.

To apply for graduation, please log into Galaxy and follow the step-by-step instructions on how to apply
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After you have applied to graduate, you need to check your UT Dallas email on a regular basis throughout the semester. You will receive all correspondence regarding your graduation and commencement there.

If you graduate in Summer 2018, your degree(s) will appear in our system by Friday, August 17 at noon.

Deadlines and Important Dates

Semester Deadline to apply for graduation * Late Applications Accepted with $100 Late Fee Until Date to update your Online Commencement RSVP Deadline to update the name that will appear on your diploma Deadline to update your Confidentiality/FERPA to be listed in graduation publications. Deadline to update the address your diploma will be mailed to in Orion
Spring 2018 January 17, 2018
March 1, 2018 March 1, 2018
February 23, 2018
February 23, 2018 May 25, 2018
Summer 2018 June 4, 2018
July 20, 2018 October 1, 2018 (Fall Commencement)
August 10, 2018
September 28, 2018 August 17, 2018
Fall 2018 August 28, 2018 October 1, 2018 October 1, 2018 September 25, 2018 September 25, 2018 January 11, 2019

*Depending on the commencement program publishing deadlines, students applying late may not have their name included in commencement publications.

Dates and Deadlines are updated at the conclusion of each academic year.

See Also

Important Deadlines

Monday, June 4, 2018
Graduation Application Deadline

Friday, August 10, 2018
Deadline to Update Primary Name
which will be printed on your diploma

Monday, October 1, 2018
Commencement RSVP Update Deadline

Monday, November 12, 2018
Commencement Guest Tickets Available Online

Important Deadlines

Monday, June 4, 2018
Graduation Application Deadline

Friday, August 10, 2018
Deadline to Update Primary Name
which will be printed on your diploma

Monday, October 1, 2018
Commencement RSVP Update Deadline

Monday, November 12, 2018
Commencement Guest Tickets Available Online