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Graduation Information

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Commencement Day Information

Location: Uvalde Honey Bowl Stadium



Ceremony One – Liberal Arts Commencement
Friday, May 13th @ 7:00pm

  • Arrive at the Uvalde Honey Bowl at 5:00 pm for check-in and lineup. If you’re not on time, you may forfeit your right to walk the stage. The ceremony will begin at 7:00 pm.


  • Graduates will check-in for lineup at the “Graduates Only” entrance at the south side of the field where the field house is located. You will pick up your graduation card and proceed to lineup on the track.


  • Please do not bring belongings (purses, bags, etc.) with you to check-in. There will not be an area to check-in personal items.


  • Students are required to remain in their seats throughout the entire ceremony.



*Programs for Liberal Arts include: Associate of Arts – General Studies, Associate of Arts – Business, Associate of Arts – Criminal Justice, Associate of Science – General Studies, Associate of Science – Engineering (Civil or Mechanical)

Ceremony Two – Applied Sciences Commencement
Saturday, May 14th @ 10:00am
  • Arrive at the Uvalde Honey Bowl at 8:00 am for check-in and lineup. If you’re not on time, you may forfeit your right to walk the stage. The ceremony will begin at 10:00 am.


  • Graduates will check-in for lineup at the “Graduates Only” entrance at the south side of the field where the field house is located. You will pick up your graduation card and proceed to lineup on the track.


  • Please do not bring belongings (purses, bags, etc.) with you to check-in. There will not be an area to check-in personal items.


  • Students are required to remain in their seats throughout the entire ceremony.



*Programs for Applied Sciences include: Associate of Applied Science, One-Year Certificate or Two-Year Certificate for Administrative Information Technology, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration, Automotive Body Repair Technology, Automotive Technology, Aviation Technology, Carpentry, CDL Truck Driving, Child Development, Computer Information Systems, Cosmetology, Criminal Justice – Law Enforcement/Academy, Diesel Technology, Emergency Medical Technician, Management, Patient Care Technician, Powerline Technician, Radiologic Technology, Registered Nursing, Vocational Nursing, Welding, and Wildlife Management


Commencement Ceremony Live Stream Links


Ceremony Programs

outlined book icon Liberal Arts Ceremony Program - Friday, May 13, 2022, at 7:00 pm

black book icon Applied Sciences Ceremony Program - Saturday, May 14, 2022, at 10:00 am


Media

The SWTJC Public Relations staff will be covering the event exclusively from the field during the ceremony and will also broadcast the ceremony live via Facebook and YouTube. No other media personnel will be permitted on the field until after the ceremony is concluded.

Services for Graduates with Disabilities

Degree candidates with disabilities who need accommodations to participate in their Commencement ceremony are asked to contact the Disabilities Services office. Please call (830) 591-2908 or send an email to tmcrow@swtjc.edu to set up an appointment to discuss the accommodations. Appointments can be made from 8:00 am – 4:00 pm Monday through Thursday and 8:00 am – 12:00 pm Monday through Friday.


Commencement Ceremonies Location

Honey Bowl Stadium

1499 N. Getty
Uvalde, TX 78801

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Graduation Application

Students who are eligible to graduate must complete and submit an application for graduation, which may be obtained in person or online. To obtain in person, Uvalde students must go to the Rodolfo R. and Dolores Flores Student Services Building (Registrar's Office). Applications can be picked up at the Administration Building of the Del Rio, Eagle Pass, and Crystal City campuses.

Please mail the graduation application form with a money order (no checks, please) made payable to SWTJC to:

Steve Martinez

Southwest Texas Junior College

2401 Garner Field Road

Uvalde, TX 78801

Graduation Application Form

Graduation Deadlines

Spring Graduation - The application deadline is Friday, April 8, 2022, at 4:00 pm
Summer Graduation - The application deadline is Friday, August 5, 2022, at 4:00 pm