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 Northwest Vista College Library
1st Floor, Redbud Learning Center (RLC)
3535 N. Ellison Dr.
San Antonio, TX 78251
(210) 486-4513
Mon - Thu: 7:30am - 8:30pm
Fri: 7:30am - 4 pm
Sat: 8:30am - 2:30pm

2016 Commencement Ceremony Information:

  • Date: Monday, May 16, 2016 
  • Time: 7:00 pm 
  • Location: Freeman Coliseum 3201 E. Houston St. 78219

Planning to participate in the Spring 2016 commencement?
Students who complete their degree requirements in Fall 2015, Spring 2016 or Summer 2016 must meet with their academic advisor for a degree review by the deadline(s) indicated below.

Planning to graduate Summer 2016?
Students expecting to complete in Summer 2016 and who are within 2 classes (8 Credit HRS or Less) of completing their degree requirements are eligible to participate in the May 2016 Commencement Ceremony. However you must still meet with your academic advisor to complete the mandatory graduation advising by the deadline.


2016 Student Cap and Gown Pick Up 

   April 21, 2016
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Lago Vista 121


Faculty Regalia Pick-Up will begin April 25th 2016 with FINAL pick-up ending on May 6th 2016  

2016 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. Also remember that you do not have to participate in the ceremony in order to receive your diploma. However you still need to apply for graduation as you approach the completion of a program.  

Disability Accommodation Information

For Special needs and other accommodations, please contact the Access Office located in CCC-204, or by phone at (210) 486-4466 or by email at   


NVC Graduation Ceremony

Northwest Vista College holds its annual Commencement in May.

Contact Information


Phone: (210) 486-4340

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Degree Completion Checklist

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