Graduation

Today is Wednesday, October 22, 2014

APPLICATION for graduation deadline - all students

Applications will continue to be accepted online through the deadlines listed below.  A $40 filing fee is billed each semester that you file and is non-refundable and non-transferable. 

Semester:
Deadline to Apply for Graduation:*Late Applications accepted with $60 late fee until:Deadline to submit transfer coursework:
Summer 2014*June 3, 2014July 1, 2014

August 22, 2014

Fall 2014September 5, 2014
October 3, 2014
January 9, 2015
Spring 2015
February 2, 2015
March 2, 2015
May 22, 2015
Summer 2015June 9, 2015July 7, 2015TBA

*Applications for Summer 2014 graduation are now closed.  Check your eligibility to apply for graduation for Fall 2014 in your MyMav Student Center

Depending on the commencement program publishing deadlines, late-applying students may not have their name included in the commencement program.

NOTE: Diplomas will be issued approximately 6-8 weeks after commencement ceremonies and will be sent to graduates via USPS mail.  Graduates with account balances or transcript or any diploma holds must clear these before their diploma can be released for mailing.  Diplomas are only kept and available for mailing for one (1) year after graduation.  After one year, the graduate will need to order a replacement diploma.


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additional graduation deadlines for graduate students

Deadline to hold Master's Exam/Dissertation Defense AND submit a copy of your Thesis/Dissertation to the Library for first Mechanical Check:

Fall 2014November 24, 2014
Spring 2015April 20, 2015
Summer 2015N/A

Deadline to submit your approved Thesis/dissertation to the Library AND submit a report of your Final Master's Exam/Dissertation Defense to Office of Admissions, Records and Registration:

Fall 2014December 8, 2014
Spring 2015May 4, 2015
Summer 2015N/A

Deadline to submit In Absentia (Thesis-Track and PhD ONLY):

Fall 2014December 18, 2014
Spring 2015May 19, 2015
Summer 2015N/A


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Applying for Graduation

Before you apply to graduate, you should verify with your academic advisor that you are eligible to graduate at the end of the graduation application term.  The graduation application fee is not refundable or transferable to a future term if you apply and then are ineligible to graduate due to missing course requirements.

Once you and your academic advisor have determined that you will meet the requirements for graduation at the end of this term, then follow these steps to apply for graduation:

*Log into My Mav

*Go to your MyMav Student Center to apply to graduate (Main Menu -> Self Service -> Student Center)

*Under Academics, click Apply for Graduation

*Follow the instructions on the Submit an Application for Graduation page

*Select the graduation term for which you are applying, and read all of the instructions

*Click CONTINUE

*Verify your graduation data; and read all instructions

*Click SUBMIT APPLICATION

You will receive a notification that your application for graduation has been received via your UT Arlington email.

 

If you experience difficulty accessing or submitting the Application for Graduation, contact the Graduation Desk by email at gradteam@uta.edu or contact the Graduation Counselor for your academic program as listed in the following table:

Your Academic Program's
College or School
Your Graduation CounselorCounselor's Email AddressCounselor's Phone Number

Undergraduate Programs in the following:
College of Business Administration;
College of Education and Health Professions;
      College of Engineering;              College of Liberal Arts;
School of Social Work;
University Advising Center

Harold Bryanthbryant@uta.edu817-272-2578

Undergraduate Programs in the following:   School of Architecture; College of Nursing;
College of Science;
School of Urban and Public Affairs

Belinda Autmanbautman@uta.edu817-272-2577
Masters and Doctoral Programs in all Schools and CollegesKristine Witkowski
kwitkowski@uta.edu817-272-4308


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Determining Latin Honors

Click here for information on Latin Honors


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Graduation Checklist

Click here for the Graduation Checklist


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Thesis/Dissertation Information

Click here for information on Thesis/Dissertation


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Enrollment Continuation Form

If you graduated within a period of less than one academic year, and would like to continue enrollment as a degreed undergraduate, you will need to fill out and submit the Enrollment Continuation form. Please hand deliver the Enrollment Continuation Form to Davis Hall 129 or mail the form to:

Office of Records
Graduation Desk
Box 19088
129 Davis Hall
Arlington, TX 76019-0088

Click here for the Enrollment Continuation Form


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Commencement Ceremony Information

Click here for Commencement Ceremony Information


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$1,000 Tuition Rebate Related to Graduation

Master's and Doctoral Students

Texas residents entering a baccalaureate degree program in Fall 1997 or after, may be eligible for a tuition rebate of up to $1,000.00 when graduating.  See Texas Education Code 54.0065 for legislation and the "College For All Texans" website (http://www.collegeforalltexans.com/apps/financialaid/tofa2.cfm?ID=447) for additional information.

To be eligible for a rebate under this program, students must meet all of the following conditions:

(1) Must have enrolled for the first time in an institution of higher education in the fall 1997 semester or later.

(2) Must be requesting a rebate for work related to a first baccalaureate degree received from a Texas public university.

(3) Must have been a resident of Texas, attempted all coursework at a Texas public institution of higher education and entitled to pay resident tuition at all times while pursuing the degree, 

(4) Must have attempted no more than three hours in excess of the minimum number of semester credit hours required to complete the degree under the catalog which they graduated.  (Hours attempted include transfer credits, course credit earned exclusively by examination, courses dropped after the official census date, for-credit developmental courses, optional internships, cooperative education courses and those repeated exclusively by examination).

(5) Must apply for rebate prior to receiving their baccalaureate degree.  (Students should apply for rebate when filing their "Application for Graduation"). 

(6) A tuition rebate shall be reduced by the amount of any outstanding student loan, including an emergency loan, owed to or guaranteed by the state.

If above conditions have been met, then please fill out and submit the Tuition Rebate Form to the UTA Office of Records located in 129 Davis Hall.

A response to your Tuition Rebate request will be sent to your UTA e-mail account after census date of your graduation term.

If sending application by mail, send to:
University of Texas at Arlington
Office of Records - Tammy Shoemaker
Box 19088
Arlington, TX 76019-0088

If sending application by Fax: 817-272-3223

NOTE: Need Adobe Acrobat Reader to open the Tuition Rebate Form. The form has enabled fields to type in the required information.


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FERPA & How To Be Included In The Commencement Booklet

For your name to be included in the souvenir commencement booklet and the graduation edition of the Shorthorn, you must insure that your privacy preference settings in MyMav are set to allow that inclusion.  In addition to inclusion in these publications, your name will also be given to the University's official commencement photographer, the UT Arlingtion Bookstore, the Student Alumni Association and select other official commencement vendors who provide event products and services to graduates and their families.

Click here for more information on your privacy preference settings.


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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

FAQs for Bachelor Candidates
FAQs for Masters and Doctoral Candidates


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Diploma Replacement

Click here for information on Diploma Replacement


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Graduation Team

ResponsibilityGraduation Team MemberTeam Member’s Email Address Team Member’s Phone Number
Undergraduate Programs in the following:
College of Business Administration;
College of Education and Health Professions;
      College of Engineering;       College of Liberal Arts;
School of Social Work;
University Advising Center
Harold Bryanthbryant@uta.edu817-272-2578
Undergraduate Programs in the following:
School of Architecture;
College of Nursing;
College of Science;
School of Urban and Public Affairs
Belinda Autmanbautman@uta.edu817-272-2577
Masters and Doctoral Programs in all Schools and CollegesKristine Witkowskikwitkowski@uta.edu817-272-4308
Assistant Registrar with overall responsibility for the Graduation TeamTammy Shoemakershoemaker@uta.edu817-272-0846


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