Photo Gallery: Classes of 2020 and 2021 In-Person Commencement

By Melissa Graham  |  August 11, 2021

A graduate of the Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science decorated her cap to thank her parents.

Three Jonsson School graduates celebrated their achievements by tossing their caps on the Margarett McDermott Mall.

A graduate smiles amid peers during a commencement ceremony.

A UT Dallas graduate posed with family members after her makeup commencement ceremony.


Friends and family members of graduates were finally able to celebrate graduates’ accomplishments in person this week.

Graduates pose for a photo at Memories on the Mall, a UT Dallas tradition that follows each commencement ceremony and provides photo opportunities, refreshments and giveaways.

Graduates got creative with cap decorations at August’s makeup commencement ceremonies and celebrations.

The reflecting pools are a popular spot for post-graduation photos.

This grad decorated her cap with a popular phrase from “The Office.”

Dr. Inga Musselman, vice president for academic affairs and provost for UT Dallas, greets graduates in the Activity Center.

The Spirit Rocks are painted each semester to congratulate graduates.

Relevance: Alumni