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2015 Commencement Ceremony Information

Planning to participate in the Spring 2015 commencement?
Students who complete their degree requirements in Fall 2014, Spring 2015 or Summer 2015 must meet with an advisor for a degree review by the deadline(s) indicated below.

Date, Time, and Location of Spring 2015 Commencement: 

  • Date: Monday May 18, 2015 
  • Time: 7:00 pm 
  • Location: Freeman Coliseum 3201 E. Houston St. 78219

Planning to graduate Summer 2015?
Students expecting to complete in
Summer 2015 and who are within 2 classes (8 Credit HRS or Less) of completing their degree requirements are eligible for May 2015 Commencement. However, students must meet with an advisor for a degree review by the deadline indicated below.  

Important Dates: 

Diplomas for all Fall 2014 Completers will be mailed out on Friday February 6th 2015. Please allow at least until Mid-February for your diploma to reach you. If you have not received your diploma by the end of February, please e-mail the Degree Completion Team from your student ACES account with the following information: 

Full Name, Student Banner ID, & Permanent Mailing Address to

  • Spring 2015 Mandatory Graduation Advising and Application Timeline:
    • November 15, 2014 - March 20, 2015
  • Summer 2015 Mandatory Graduation Advising and Application Timeline:
    • April 1, 2015 - June 30, 2015
  • Fall  2015 Mandatory Graduation Advising and Application Timeline:
    • July 1, 2015 - October 31, 2015 

Dates to Remember 

Calendar Year 2014-2015



Degree Awarding Begins

Degree Awarding Ends

Survey Emailed

Diplomas Mailed Out

   Fall      2014  

End of the semester 

January 12th 2015

  January    6th 2015  

 February 6th 2015

  Spring    2015  

End of the semester 

    June        11th 2015   

     June         17th 2015   

       July           9th 2015

Summer  2015  

End of the semester

September 11th 2015 

September 17th 2015

  October   5th 2015


 Congratulations and we look forward to seeing you soon!   

2015 Commencement Guests:

Please invite all who have supported you through your educational journey.  There are no restrictions for the number of guests that you may invite to celebrate your accomplishment.  

What Does It Cost?

There is  no cost  for graduation. The diploma, cap, and gown are provided by the Alamo Colleges. 

Disability Accommodation Information

For special needs and other accommodations, please contact the Access Office at CCC-204 or (210) 486-4466 or email at


2014 Commencement Program 

Northwest Vista College holds its annual Commencement in May.

Contact Information


Phone: (210) 486-4340


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Button 1 : Meet with an Advisor
Button 2 : Declare your Major
Button 3 : Follow your Degree Plan  (Remember to select your correct catalog year from the drop down menu)
Button 4 : Apply for Graduation
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