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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 to Thur: 7:30am - 8:30pm
Fri: 7:30am - 4:00pm
Sat: 8:30am - 2:30pm
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2015 Commencement Information

Planning to graduate in Spring 2015?
Students who complete their degree requirements Summer 2015, Fall 2014, or Spring 2015 must meet with an advisor for a degree review by the deadline 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 2014 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 Summer 2014 Completers were mailed out on Thursday October 2nd. Please allow at least until Mid-October for your diploma to reach you. If you have not received your diploma by the end of October please e-mail the Degree Completion Team from your ACES account with the following information: name, banner ID, & permanent mailing address.

  • Fall  2014 Mandatory Graduation Advising and Application Timeline:
    •  July 1, 2014 - October 31, 2014 
  • 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

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Degree Transmission Dates

Calendar Year 2014-2015


Term    Academic Calendar Key Events Data Collection Date Data Submission Date Award Posted by the end of Business day
Fall 2014 End of the term December 13, 2014 January 15, 2015 January 12, 2015
Spring 2015 End of the term May 16, 2015 June 16, 2015 June 11, 2015
Summer 2015 End of the term August 13, 2015 September 15, 2015 September 11, 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. Also, remember that you don't have to participate in the ceremony in order to receive your diploma. However, you still need to apply for graduation as you approach completion of a program.  

 Disability Accommodation Information

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


2014 Commencement Program 

Northwest Vista College holds its annual Commencement in May.

Contact Information


Phone: (210) 486-4340


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Button 3 : Follow your Degree Plan  
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