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TAMS Graduation 2019

When is it?
Thursday, May 9, 2019
2:00 P.M.

Where will it be held?
The venue is the UNT Coliseum “Super Pit.”

The Coliseum is across the street from the previously announced location, and shares the same parking lot.

Is there a rehearsal?
Graduation information will be covered during regular seminar time on Monday, April 15th from 5:00-5:50 p.m. in Sage 116 Lecture Hall.  Attendance is required.

Where does the graduating senior enter the Coliseum?
All graduates will enter the West Tunnel of the Coliseum. The West Tunnel is located on the west side of the building, facing the Fouts Field parking lot. Only graduates will be allowed to enter here. Family and friends will enter on the concourse level.

When does the graduating senior arrive?
Students should arrive at 1:00 p.m. and will enter the West Tunnel of the Coliseum. Do not bring anything with you other than your regalia (this includes purses and cell phones: you will have nowhere to store these items).

Caps & Gowns
Students will not be allowed to participate in the ceremony without a cap and a gown. TAMS caps and gowns must be the UNT green color.

Ordering information TBA.

Graduation Announcements

Ordering information TBA.

Alternatively, many people choose to design their own announcements through other vendors.
The choice is yours!

Class Rings

Information TBA.

Where do I park?
Parking is available in the parking lot shared with Fouts Field Stadium, across from the Coliseum. This lot can be accessed from North Texas Blvd., the I-35E northbound access road, or Bonnie Brae St.

Traffic to Denton from the DFW area can be congested. Please plan your trip accordingly.

Is there handicapped accessible parking?
The handicapped accessible parking is in Lot #27 on the east side of the Coliseum, at the corner of Avenue D and Highland Street. In addition to accessible parking, there is also a drop off area on the Avenue D side of the Coliseum. This is the street-level entrance without stairs. 

When can my family arrive?
Doors open at 1:00 p.m.

How many family members may attend?
Seating is virtually unlimited; you may bring as many relatives and friends as you wish.

How long does the ceremony last?

Historically, the ceremony has lasted around 2 hours.

We are working to make the ceremony as meaningful as possible in the shortest amount of time.

Are there graduation speakers?

There will be a student speaker, as well as a TAMS alumni keynote speaker.

Photography

More information TBA.

Parents are welcome to photograph their child as they cross the stage, but no one will be allowed on the arena floor. There will not be an official videographer for a video tape of the ceremony.

Coliseum Policies
Below is a list of items that cannot be brought into the Coliseum:

Alcohol
Laser pointers
Air horns
Balloons (if they cannot be held under your seat)

Visitors and guests are not permitted to enter the arena floor.

Parents
TAMS has no knowledge of, nor sponsors, any post-graduation parties.  If you have questions or concerns about such an event, please call the Student Life Office at 940-565-3603.

Questions?

Many details are still being planned, and may not yet be available.
If you have any questions regarding graduation, please email Miranda Holland.