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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 Fall 2019, your degree(s) will be posted between Tuesday, January 7th* and Friday, January 17th* at noon during our final degree audit process.

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 2020 January 22, 2020
March 1, 2020 (fee will appear on your account 3-5 business days after this date) March 1, 2020
February 25, 2020
February 25, 2020 May 21, 2020
Summer 2019 June 17, 2019
July 15, 2019 (fee will appear on your account 3-5 business days after this date) October 1, 2019 (Fall Commencement)
July 19, 2019
September 23, 2019 August 15, 2019
Fall 2019 August 27, 2019 October 1, 2019 (fee will appear on your account 3-5 business days after this date) October 1, 2019 September 23, 2019 September 23, 2019 January 9, 2020

*Dates are subject to change.

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

See Also

Important Deadlines

Tuesday, August 27, 2019
Graduation Application Deadline

Monday, September 23, 2019
Deadline to Update Primary Name
which will be printed on your diploma

Tuesday, October 1, 2019
Commencement RSVP Update Deadline

Monday, November 18, 2019
Commencement Guest Tickets Available Online

Important Deadlines

Tuesday, August 27, 2019
Graduation Application Deadline

Monday, September 23, 2019
Deadline to Update Primary Name
which will be printed on your diploma

Tuesday, October 1, 2019
Commencement RSVP Update Deadline

Monday, November 18, 2019
Commencement Guest Tickets Available Online