Master’s and doctoral students nearing degree completion should begin to prepare for graduation from The University of Texas at Austin. 


Deadlines & Submission Instructions for Graduation

From completing thesis and dissertation requirements to submitting graduation forms, find out what you need to do in order to graduate.



It’s time to celebrate your accomplishment as you join—or rejoin—the ranks of the Texas Exes. Participate in Commencement and Convocation.

Career Resources

Career Resources

The university offers career resources that may assist you if you plan to enter the workforce after earning your graduate degree.

Official Verification of Degrees

The Office of the Registrar is responsible for official verification of degrees awarded.

The registrar mails diplomas about six weeks after graduation. The diploma will bear your name, graduation date and degree earned, along with the university’s seal and signatures. Make sure your address is up to date in UT Direct.