Red Oak High School
Graduation 2018 sponsors baccalaureate.
May 20, 2018
Church located at 210 YMCA Dr. in Waxahachie
need to arrive at 2:00 PM wearing cap and gown. Doors will open at
2:00 PM; everyone will need to be seated by 2:30 PM..
Friday, June 1, 2018
College Park Center
University of Texas at Arlington
600 S. Center Street
*Students must arrive by 6:30 PM and
report to holding area for final instructions.
Thursday, May 31,
Mandatory practice for
Seniors participating in the commencement exercise.
Cap & Gown:
cap and gown for graduation has changed slightly. Seniors that
planned to use an older siblings' cap or gown will need to obtain
the updated ones. Seniors can exchange
their gowns for new ones (free of charge) on May 16 during all
three lunches. Seniors will need to purchase their cap and tassel
for $20.00 from Josten's on May 16. Starting May 4, cords may be
purchased for $6.00
in the Main Office before school and during all three lunches.
Cords will be passed out after Graduation Rehearsal on May
Parking & Driving Directions:
garages and certain lots charge a parking fee. Be prepared to pay
up to $15.00 per vehicle. There may be some free parking, but be
prepared just in case. This came as a surprise to some guests last
year and held up the line of traffic. Guests are advised
to plan for possible traffic delays in the Arlington area. Friday
night is very busy in this area, so allow plenty of time. Specific
information about the UTA College Park Center may be found at
the College Park
Center Parking Map
Directions to UTA College Park Center
Tickets & Seating:
All seniors will be given 12 tickets.
Student ticket distribution will be on Thrusday, May 17,
2018, during lunches. Only students with their ID's will
be allowed to pick up their tickets. The tickets will be the
responsibility of the student and tickets cannot be replaced.
Students may share those tickets with other students if they are
not going to use all 12.
All spectators entering the College Park Center will be required to
be in possession of a ticket to enter the facility. Seating
will be on a "first come first serve" basis. Saving of seats is not
allowed. Doors will open at 6:30 PM for seating in the center.
Handicapped seating is available on the Main Concourse level; one
attendant will be allowed with each handicapped guest.
Per UTA policy, tickets will not be available at the College Park
Center on the day of the ceremony.
Live Web Streaming Available:
you have friends or family who cannot travel to UTA, they may watch
the entire ceremony live on the Red Oak
ISD website or Red Oak High School
website from the comfort of their homes.
The following items (included but not limited to) are prohibited in
the College Park Center at UTA: noisemakers of any type, helium
balloons, large signs, strollers, food beverages, coolers, weapons,
laser pointers, flags, banners with sticks, tripods, glitter,
confetti, streamers, mace, or pepper spray, selfie sticks, balls,
illegal substances, umbrellas, backpacks, luggage of any kind and
large bags will not be permitted and may be confiscated by College
Park Center security. Event security may check all bags prior to
entry. Only graduates and school officials will be permitted on the
floor of the College Park Center.