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San Antonio TX, 78212


You've worked hard, and your goal is within reach!  San Antonio College congratulates you in completing your goal of attaining a degree or certificate, and we're ready to celebrate with you in a big way. On this page, you'll find useful information about the graduation ceremony and the steps to get there. 

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Graduation Ceremony 

Date:  Saturday, May 11, 2019
Time:  The ceremony begins at 10 a.m.  Doors open to the public at 9 a.m.
Freeman Coliseum, 3201 E. Houston St., San Antonio, Texas 78219

** Students must arrive by 7:45 a.m. **






Parking Instructions

One free parking pass is provided to each graduation candidate.   All others, including family and friends, must pay for parking .

Cap & Gowns

Student Caps and Gowns can be picked up in the Duran Welcome Center during the week of Monday, April 1, 2019 through Friday, April 5, 2019 between 9 a.m. and 4:30 p.m .

Plan on trying on the regalia before you leave the building.

**Students can still pick up their cap & gown at Admissions and Records until April 26, 2019 but their names may not appear in the graduation booklet.  

Graduation Pictures/Video

A professional photographer from Flash Photography will be present during the graduation ceremony to take color pictures of individuals as they receive their diplomas.  Only the officially designated photographer will be permitted on stage during the ceremony.  The photographer will notify participants regarding pictures.


Diploma covers are issued at the commencement ceremony containing a statement about the diplomas.  Diplomas are printed after the final review of grades each term. 

Degrees should be posted in ACES 30 days after graduation.

Diplomas will be mailed 60 days after graduation.

In order to receive your diploma, verify your address prior to the end of the semester you are graduating. Directions for verifying your address are listed below:

Log in to ACES

  • Select the "Student" tab
  • Select "Personal Information"
  • Click on "Update Addresses and Phones"
  • Update your existing address and phone numbers by selecting the link next to the corresponding address and phone information.

Commencement Countdown

2018-19 Important Dates & Deadlines

October 31, 2018
Fall 2018 Graduation applications closes.
March 15, 2019
Spring 2019 Graduation Applications closes