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2024 Commencement Ceremony​

Friday, ​December 13, 2024 | 11 AM

Student check-in opens at 9:30 AM

Doors open for guests at 10:00 AM

Embassy Suites Dallas-Frisco Hotel and Convention Center

7600 John Q Hammons Dr. Frisco, TX, 75034


Students who wish to apply to participate in the 2024 Commencement Ceremony in Dallas must complete the Intent to Participate form available here August 23, 2024, through October 11, 2024, deadline. 


Questions? Email [email protected].


 Participant Information

Eligibility Information​

Students who completed their degree program (degree has been conferred) in the Spring 2024 or Summer 2024 semesters are eligible to participate in the 2024 Commencement ceremony in Dallas, TX. Students expected to complete their programs in the Fall 2024 or Spring 2025 semesters may be eligible to participate, pending their academic department approval. This includes all vocational, associate, bachelor, master, education specialist, and doctoral-level students. A student completing a certificate program is not eligible to participate in commencement.

 

For those expecting to complete their degrees in the Fall 2024 or Spring 2025 semesters, please review the policies below for your degree level to determine if you are eligible to participate in the 2024 Dallas, TX ceremony:

 

  1. Undergraduate students who are expected to complete their degree requirements by the end of the Spring 2025 semester may be eligible to participate pending their academic department's approval.
  2. Master and Education Specialist Students who are expected to complete their degree requirements by the end of the Spring 2025 semester may be eligible to participate pending their academic department's approval. Students in a master's degree program that requires a research project (thesis, applied research project, advanced research project, etc.) must have a documented completion of the project 30 days before the commencement date in order to participate.
  3. Doctoral students may be eligible to participate if all degree requirements have been completed, and a successfully documented dissertation defense has been completed at least 30 days before the commencement date. Students still engaged in clinical training may participate with the approval of their Academic Department.

If you believe you will meet the qualifications stated above for your degree level, you should proceed with submitting an Intent to Participate form once it is open for the ceremony. 


Intent to Participate Form

Students who wish to apply to participate in the 2024 Commencement Ceremony in Dallas, TX must complete the Intent to Participate form that will be available here from August 23, 2024, through October 11, 2024, deadlineLate submissions will not be accepted. 


Regalia Information

Students may purchase their regalia for the ceremony through Herff Jones. We will provide the link to order once it is available.

Questions? Contact [email protected]


Petition for Degree Conferral (Required)

Regardless of ceremony participation, all graduating students must complete the Petition for Degree Conferral to have their degree conferred. Information on degree conferral and deadlines can be found here. Please speak to your Department Chair or Faculty Advisor if you have any questions about whether you qualify for Degree Conferral.




 Guest Information

Guest Information

Doors open at 10 am​

Please plan on arriving no later than 10:30 am. All guests must have a ticket, this includes any children that need a seat. Guests who require ADA/Disability-related accommodations should have their graduate indicate so when completing the Intent to Participate form.​