Commencement Rain Plan

Commencement Rain Plan

Baccalaureate Mass; 6:00 p.m. in the Maher Athletic Center - Doors open at 4:30 p.m.

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

Seating will be granted on a first come, first seated basis in the Maher Athletic Center. Doors open at 4:30 p.m.When all seating in the Maher Athletic Center is occupied, attendees will be able to participate in the Baccalaureate Mass via simulcast in the Church of the Incarnation.  Communion will be distributed in the Maher Athletic Center and the Church of Incarnation. 

Commencement Ceremony; 9:00 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 Clark 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. Guests without tickets must go to the Church of the Incarnation, Gorman A, B or C.

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

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. Tickets will not be required to view the simulcast.

Accessible Seating Contact

Jeff Taylor
Office of Academic Success
972-721-5385
jtaylor@udallas.edu 

Robing Locations

  • Graduate robing will be in Clark Hall's parking garage basement.
  • Faculty robing will be in the Maher Athletic Center's locker rooms.
  • Trustee and platform party robing will be in Maher Athletic Center's faculty office area.

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