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Apply for Graduation

All students applying for graduation must complete the online graduation application through Web for Students.  Please review the important deadlines below and additional information related to the commencement ceremonies.




All correspondence regarding graduation will be sent to your Ace email account.  LATE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

Application Deadlines
Graduation Semester Application Availability Deadline      Ceremony Date        
May 2018 Nov 13, 2017- Jan 31, 2018 Jan 31, 2018 May 12, 2018
August 2018 Apr 9, 2018- June 19, 2018 June 19, 2018 Dec 15, 2018
December 2018 June 25, 2018- Sep 12, 2018 Sept 12, 2018 Dec 15, 2018


The May 2018 commencement ceremony will be held on Saturday, May 12 2018 at 10:00 am at the First Baptist Church on Moores Lane in Texarkana, TX.  Graduates should arrive one hour before the ceremony for check-in.  For directions to the First Baptist Church, please click here (you may need to enter your address to calculate directions)

  • Graduating students should arrive and check in one hour prior to the ceremony
  • Commencement Ceremony information will be emailed out on or before May 1, 2018.
  • Check your ACE email for ceremony information updates.
  • Directions to the First Baptist Church can be found here.
  • Cap and gown is required for ceremony participation.  They can be purchased through the Eagle Central bookstore.  Call 903-334-6620 for store hours.


There is only general seating at the First Baptist Church.  Seating is first come, first serve.  If a disabled or elderly person will require accommodations, plan to arrive early to avoid the crowds in the parking lot and facility lobby. 


There is no reserved parking for graduates and their guests. Handicapped parking is available on a first come/first served basis.


Live streaming video of commencement will be available May 12, 2018.


There will be no rehearsal for the May 2018 ceremony.


December 2017 ceremony:

Grad Images will be taking photographs for the December 2017 ceremony.  Participating graduates are urged to pre-register before the ceremony in order to make viewing and ordering the images easier.  Please visit the Grad Images website to pre-register.

Follow the instructions below to view your December 2017 graduation photos.

  • Go to Grad Images website at http://www.gradimages.com/preregistration
  • Enter graduates last name
  • Enter Texas A&M University-Texarkana for the school
  • Enter graduating year
  • Click "Find My Photos"
  • If the graduate has a customer number, enter the graduates last name, customer name and click "Find My Photos".

May 2017 ceremony:

The photographer will send out an email to all graduates with a PIN number.  If you do not have your PIN number from Ultimate Exposures, you can view your photograph proofs from Ultimate Exposures for May 2017 Commencement by following these instructions. 

  • Visit the photographer's website at: http://www.ultimateexposures.com/
  • Select 'Order Photos' at the top of the page
  • Select the Event Date of 05/13/17
  • Select the event of 2017 Texas A&M Texarkana Spring (or May) Grad
  • Then enter your last name & click your name
  • View your proofs!


For questions regarding Graduation, please contact the Registrar's office, Kristie Avery or Karen Dukes:

Kristie Avery
Graduation Specialist
(903) 334-6751
Karen Dukes
Assistant Registrar
(903) 223-3074
  • 7101 University Ave
  • Texarkana, TX 75503
  • p: 903.223.3000
  • f: 903.223.3104
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