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Directions to Campus

  • From DFW Airport, north exit:
  • Take Highway 114 eastbound to the Tom Braniff Drive exit.
  • Turn right onto Tom Braniff Drive.
  • Take the first right into the UD campus.
  • From DFW Airport, south exit:
  • Take Highway 183 eastbound to the Carl Road exit.
  • Turn left onto Carl Road and travel north to Northgate Drive.
  • Turn right onto Northgate Drive and travel east until you reach the UD campus.
  • From either northbound or southbound Loop 12:
  • Take the Highway 183 westbound exit.
  • Turn right onto Carl Road and travel north to Northgate Drive.
  • Turn right onto Northgate Drive and travel east until you reach the UD campus.
  • From Love Field:
  • Take a right onto Mockingbird Lane.
  • Follow Mockingbird Lane to Highway 183.
  • Take Highway 183 westbound to the Carl Road exit.
  • Turn right onto Carl Road and travel north to Northgate Drive.
  • Turn right onto Northgate Drive and travel east until you reach the UD campus.

Lodging Near Campus

Due to the Byron Nelson Golf Tournament and an event at the Irving Convention Center occurring that weekend, hotel spaces are filling up.
Please consider booking your room as soon as possible.

The following area hotels are close to campus and may offer special University of Dallas rates for families and guests of current students.

Hotels with UD Rates »

Guest Seating

No tickets or reservations are required for guest seating. Each degree recipient is welcome to bring as many guests as he or she chooses.

Seats are available in chairs on the Braniff Mall itself. There is additional seating in bleachers set up on the grass around the Braniff Mall.

We recommend that guests bring sun protection. Signs will direct guests to restrooms located in the Gorman Lecture Center and the Haggar University Center. To view these facilities in relationship to the Braniff Mall (where the ceremony will be held), please view the campus map.

Guests With Special Needs (ADAAA)

Reserved seating and parking is available for graduates and their guests with special needs. Accommodations should be arranged through the Office of Human Resources by contacting Liz Engelke at engelke@udallas.edu or 972-721-4054 by May 13th. Campus safety officers at all entrances will direct guests to the designated parking area. Ushers will be available to direct guests to the reserved ADAAA seating.

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Parking

Parking is available for free on campus on a first come first served basis. To see the various parking lots and their proximity to Braniff Mall (where the ceremony will be held), please view our campus map. While there is ample parking for guests, we recommend allowing sufficient time to park and walk to the mall to be seated.


Bookstore Hours

May 16 - 18

  • Friday 5/16 7:30 a.m -5:00 p.m.
  • Saturday 5/17 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
  • Sunday 5/18 8:00 a.m - 12:00 Noon
Complimentary coffee will be available in the bookstore Sunday morning.

Graduation Gift Ideas

No matter where your student is headed or what financial state you are in, we think you will find the perfect graduation gift idea.


 

 

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