Graduation schedules available for Class of 2016 ceremonies


As the school year comes to a close, the Dallas Independent School District’s 2016 class of seniors are preparing to participate in a rite of passage celebrating their past accomplishments and propelling them into college and career—graduation.

Go here to see the graduation schedule, and visit the district’s dedicated page website to view or download each live-streamed graduation event.

As family and friends prepare to attend any of the district’s scheduled graduation ceremonies to support a 2016 grad, please review the guidelines below to ensure a memorable and dignified ceremony:

Guest Entry

  • The doors will open one hour prior to the ceremony.
  • Every person including children must have a ticket.
  • Saving seats is prohibited.
  • The doors will close at the ceremony’s start at Ellis Davis Field House (ONLY).
    • Late-comers will enter in increments of 20–30 and will be ushered to designated seating at Ellis Davis Field House (ONLY).
  • The Dallas ISD graduation staff and/or police and security may refuse admission to (or may expel) guests for disruptive or disorderly conduct. The following items are prohibited:
    • Noisemakers, air horns, balloons, silly string/confetti, laser pointers, weapons, back packs, oversized bags, food/drinks, tobacco products, e-cigarettes, flowers, signs, large banners, tripods and professional cameras.

Guest Exit and Meeting Graduates

  • Guests will meet graduates at the entrance of the venue immediately after the ceremony. All graduates and guests are asked to leave the premises within thirty minutes after each ceremony.

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