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Frequently Asked Questions

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Can you direct me to hotels in the area?

Visit the Texas Trust Cu Theatre website for more information.

Where do I park?

Visit the Texas Trust Cu Theatre  site for directions and a list of available parking in the area. 

How long is the ceremony?

The commencement ceremony lasts approximately two hours.

Will pictures be taken during the ceremony?

Yes. A professional photographer will be on-site to take photos of each student during the ceremony. A free digital copy of each graduate will be available shortly after graduation. Visit this site after graduation to get the link to download your photos.

Can we take photos/videos during the ceremony?

Yes. You are welcome to take photos before, during, and after the ceremony, but please be considerate when using flash photography during the program to avoid distracting speakers and interfering with the professional photographer.

Is a ticket required to attend commencement?

No tickets are needed for admission and the commencement ceremony is open to the public.  

Will commencement be streamed this year?

No. Unfortunately, we will not be allowed to stream the commencement ceremony live.

Who can complete an enrollment, education, or degree verification form?

You can send any degree or education verification request form to Taryn Walker at

Who do I contact for an anticipated graduation/degree verification letter?

Send an email to Taryn Walker at with your full name, UIN, and instructions for sending the letter.

How do I obtain the nitrous certification for my dental license?

The certification letters are sent directly from the Oral Surgery department to the Texas State Dental Board. If you require a letter to be sent to a different state or have any questions, contact Stacy Morrison in the OMS department at 214-828-8101 or

How do I request a transcript?

Directions to order a transcript can be located here. The TAMU Registrar's Office has requested the School of Dentistry students wait to submit their transcript requests after May 15th. You must be sure to select Hold for Degree within the request so the transcript will not be sent before your degree is posted to the transcript. Transcripts are $10 each. Questions about ordering transcripts can be sent to Taryn  Walker in the Office of Student Affairs or sent directly to main campus at

When will my graduation date be posted to the transcript?

The degree will be awarded on your transcript after a day or so after May 24th.