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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 2017  Nov 7, 2016-Feb 1, 2017     Feb 1, 2017 May 13, 2017
August 2017 Apr 10, 2017- June 13, 2017 June 13, 2017 December 2017
December 2017 June 26, 2017-Sept 13, 2017 Sept 13, 2017 December 2017


The December 2017 commencement ceremony will be held on Friday, December 15, 2017 at the Perot Theatre, downtown Texarkana, TX.  There will not be an August ceremony, however students graduating in August 2017 may participate in the December 2017 ceremony.  Tickets will be required.  Students will be informed at a later date when the number of tickets have been determined. 

  • Graduating students should arrive and check in one hour prior to the ceremony
  • Commencement Ceremony information will be emailed out on or before December 1, 2017.
  • Check your ACE email & personal email for ceremony information updates.
  • Directions to the Perot Theatre 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.


Seating for commencement is first come, first served; allow sufficient time to park and be seated. 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 13, 2017. 


The Registrar's Office will communicate to students if a rehearsal is required.


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 December 2016 Commencement by following these instructions.  A photographer will be in attendance for the May 2017 ceremony and information regarding proofs will be available after commencement.

  • Visit the photographer's website at: http://www.ultimateexposures.com/
  • Select 'Order Photos' at the top of the page
  • Select the Event Date of 12/9/16
  • Select the event of 2016 Texas A&M Texarkana Fall (or December) 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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