Graduation Information


2017 GRADUATION CEREMONY

Date: June 23, 2017
Time: 2:00 PM
*Students please arrive at 11:30 AM with your Cap and Gown
**Line-up is at 12:45 PM sharp

Venue:
Curtis Culwell Center
4999 Naaman Forest Boulevard
Garland, TX  75040

Parking Fee: 
$10.00 cash for parking per vehicle - (DeVry University is not responsible for event parking)      

Graduation Fee
The Graduation fee has been waived for all graduates.

Important Facts for Graduates:

Deadline to apply for the June 23rd Graduation Ceremony is Thursday, May 18th (No exceptions). Applications will not be accepted after that date.
  • Participation is intended for those that have completed their program of study during the following sessions: July 2016, September 2016, November 2016, January 2017, March 2017, May 2017 and  July 2017 sessions.

**GRADUATION Requirements**

  1. Graduation Application Form
    Select the appropriate graduation application form below then print, complete, sign, scan and email back to the appropriate department.  
    They are:
    Undergraduate student -
    DLS-Registrar@devrygroup.com & DLS-CareerServices@devrygroup.com
    or
    Graduate student -
    DLS-Registrar@devrygroup.com

    Graduation Application Forms:   (Undergraduate Application Form) & (Graduate Application Form)
  2. Graduate Responsibility Form (Undergraduate)
  3. Exit Counseling (Undergraduate)

NOTE: Undergraduate (DeVry Student) - Upon receipt of your graduation application form you will receive a courtesy call from Career Services to ensure completion of your Additional Graduation Requirements (Graduate Responsibility Form & Exit Counseling).
 
***IMPORTANT NOTE: Participation in the commencement ceremony is not a guarantee or an indication of degree completion. To officially graduate from DeVry University or the Keller Graduate School of Management, students must satisfy ALL graduation requirements for their specific degree.***

** Online, DVUC, and Keller Graduates**
All Online potential graduates that desire to walk at the 2017 Graduation Ceremony, must complete the above Online Graduation application.
**There may be separate applications and instructions for Online, DVUC and Keller Graduates. Please see your Online Advisor or Center Dean for more information. **

Tickets: 
Graduation event is a non-ticketed event (No tickets required)

Grad Fest:
ALL OF YOUR GRADUATION TASKS CAN BE COMPLETED IN ONE FUN & EXCITING STOP!
IT IS MANDATORY FOR All CAMPUS STUDENTS (Irving & Mesquite) TO ATTEND ONLY ONE OF THESE SESSIONS AT THE IRVING LOCATION. 
The event will be catering to the DeVry & Keller students completing degrees with in the months shown below. 

September 2016                                Targeting the October & December Grads
Thursday, September 29th                 from 3:30pm - 6:00pm at the Irving Campus

January 2017                                    Targeting the February & April Grads
Thursday, February 2nd                     from 3:30pm - 6:00pm at the Irving Campus

May 2017                                          Targeting the June & August Grads
Thursday, May 11th                           from 3:30pm - 6:00pm at the Irving Campus


Cap & Gown, Rings, etc:
Jostens is the provider for all of your graduation needs. In addition to caps and gowns they have a number of other items for graduation including class rings, diploma frames, etc.
There are two ways to order your cap and gown:

  1. Order online:
    select - Keller Student
    select - DeVry Student
  2. Call: 1-800-854-7464 x 15014

**Deadline to order cap and gown May 18th**
Any graduates who do not have a cap & gown are not permitted to partake in the commencement exercises. No exceptions.
(DeVry University is not responsible for Regalia on the day of Graduation)

Undergraduate Cap, Gown and Tassel $42.30 (Not including standard shipping, handling and tax)
Graduate Cap, Gown, Tassel and Hood $72.05 (Not including standard shipping, handling and tax)

**Have your method of payment and measurements (height and weight) ready before placing your order.**
Note: Your cap and gown should be shipped to your personal address. It takes a MINIMUM of 4 weeks to ship.

*** Special Note for Keller Students***
Keller graduates should order the regalia package including hood (please tell the customer representative that you belong to the Irving Campus). DeVry University will not be providing hoods.

Graduation Attire for both Undergraduates and Graduates: 
Men:  It is recommended that men wear dark trousers or khakis, dark socks, shoes, and a neatly-pressed, light-colored dress shirt with dark tie underneath an academic gown.
Women:  It is recommended that women wear dark slacks, dress, or skirt, and a light-colored dress blouse with dark shoes. High heels are not recommended for reasons of safety and comfort, flats or pumps are suggested.

Photos
GradImages will be taking photos of graduates before and during graduation.

During the graduation ceremony:
There will be two pictures taken during the ceremony. 

  1. One as you cross the stage and receive your diploma
  2. After you walk off stage.

We at DeVry University are very proud and happy to be part of your success and want to congratulate you in advance. Again, it is important to be properly prepared for graduation so take care of the above items in advance to make the sure the process runs smoothly. For Additional questions, please contact Career Services at 972-929-9353.


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