Can you direct me to hotels in the area?

We’ve listed a few hotels below near the dental school and Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center.

Hotel Accommodations

Hotel Indigo –214-741-7700

1933 Main St. 

Crowne Plaza Dallas Downtown –214-742-5678

1015 Elm St.

Hilton Garden Inn Dallas/Market Center –214-634-8200

2325 N. Stemmons Frwy. 

Sheraton Suites Market Center –214-747-3000

2101 Stemmons Frwy.

Hyatt Summerfield Suites –214-965-9990

2914 Harry Hines Blvd.

Homewood Suites by Hilton –214-819-9700

2747 N. Stemmons Frwy.

Sheraton Dallas Hotel –214-922-8000,

400 N. Olive

Aloft Dallas Downtown –214-761-0000

1033 Young St.

Hilton Anatole –214-748-1200

2201 Stemmons Frwy.

The Adolphus –214-742-8200

1321 Commerce

Springhill Suites by Marriott –214-350-2300

1907 N. Lamar

Warwick Melrose –214-521-5151

3015 Oak Lawn

Omni Hotel –214-744-6664

555 S. Lamar

Hotel ZaZa –214-468-8399

2332 Leonard

Are there any things to do in the area?

Looking for local cuisine near the commencement venue? Visit Local Eats.  

For more on what to do while in Dallas, visit the Dallas Convention and Visitors Bureau

Where do I park?

This year’s commencement is held during the normal workday in the downtown Arts District and parking lots in the area also serve businesses, which operate on a nine to five schedule. Planning your access and parking will be important to the success of your experience.

How long is the ceremony?

The commencement ceremony last approximately one hour and 30 minutes.

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 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.

Is a ticket required to attend commencement?

No tickets are needed for admission and the commencement ceremony is open to the public. Doors open at 9 a.m. 

Will commencement be streamed this year?

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

How can I get a news release about my graduation?

If you want a news release distributed, please complete and submit the 2017 Alumni News Form.