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2015 Commencement

May 17, 2015

The University of Dallas will award bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees on May 17 during the 2015 spring Commencement ceremony for the undergraduate Constantin College of Liberal Arts, undergraduate College of Business, Braniff Graduate School of Liberal Arts, and the School of Ministry.

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For Our Guests

Information on lodging, directions, parking, and guest seating.

Special Hotel Advisory!

Full Event Schedule

Including the Baccalaureate Mass and the President's Reception.

President's Reception

Registration now open for the big night honoring 2015 graduates.


Information on returning your caps, gowns, and hoods.

Commencement Awards

Special recogntion for outstanding UD seniors.

Student Preparation

Ordering caps and gowns, announcements, etc.


Commencement At A Glance

Saturday, May 16
Sunday, May 17

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May 17, 2015 Commencement Ceremony; 10 a.m. in the Maher Athletic Center (Tickets Required)

In the event of inclement weather, the commencement ceremony will be held in the Maher Athletic Center, which is located on the west side of campus between West Hall and the Church of the Incarnation.

Seating for guests will be granted on a first come, first seated basis in Maher Athletic Center AND will require a ticket. Tickets have been issued to seniors in advance and they will be responsible for distributing them. ALL guests, including those who have requested ADA accommodations, will need a ticket for entry into Maher Athletic Center.

The Office of Campus Safety will notify students, faculty and staff of rain plans using the university's campus alert system.

Ceremony Simulcast; Church of the Incarnation & Gorman A, B & C 

If all seating in the Maher Athletic Center is occupied, guests will be able to watch the commencement ceremony via simulcast in the Church of the Incarnation as well as Gorman A, B & C. Tickets will not be required to view the simulcast.

Robing Locations

Child Care (Rain Plan Only)
In the event inclement weather forces the commencement ceremony to be moved into Maher Athletic Center, the Office of Student Life will accommodate families with children by providing child care for aspiring scholars ages 3-13.


This service will be offered only if the university’s rain plan goes into effect, and only during the commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 17, from 7 a.m. until approximately 30 minutes after the ceremony’s conclusion.


Child care will be located in the Jerome lounge. Movies, board games, arts and crafts, and snacks will be provided.  

Parents are encouraged to RSVP for child care in advance, here.  


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