Information for Graduates

Date and Location

Date: May 14th, 2020
Time: 7:00pm
Location: Alamodome
                 100 MONTANA ST
                  San Antonio, TX 78203
Note: Parking will cost $15 per vehicle

Students who complete their degree requirements in Fall 2019, Spring 2020 or Summer 2020 (lacking only 8 credit hours or less) must meet with their assigned academic advisor for a degree review by the deadline.

Update Your Home Address

If you changed your address after meeting with your advisor regarding graduation, send your new address to NVC-Graduation@alamo.edu. The deadline for Spring is June 1.

What Does It Cost?

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

Who Can I Invite?

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.

 

GradFest

Student Cap and Gown Pick Up

Date: TBD

Time: TBD
Location: TBD

 

Diplomas

When and how will I get my diploma?

  • Diplomas are mailed approximately 60 days after the end of the term in which you applied via first-class mail in a 12" X 16" cardboard mailer.
  • Diplomas are mailed to the address provided by you on the Application for Graduation. It is recommended that all degree candidates log into ACES before the end of the semester and verify that the diploma address is correct. If incorrect, update it under the Personal Information menu.
  • Diplomas will not be mailed to students with Holds.
  • Please log into ACES to verify that no holds exist on your account.

 

What's on my diploma?

  • Diplomas include the following information: Student’s name (first, middle, and last), degree and major. University honors and Honors College tiers are included for qualifying students.
  • Diplomas DO NOT include minors and or concentrations.

 

Didn't Receive Your Diploma?

If you still have not received your diploma, please e-mail the Degree Completion Team from your student ACES account with the following information: 

1) Full Name, 2) Student Banner ID, & 3) Permanent Mailing Address to:

NVC-Graduation@alamo.edu

 

Degree Awarding Timeline

Graduating

Term

Degree Awarding Begins

Degree Awarding Ends/Degree Posted on Transcripts

Diplomas Mailed Out

Fall

End of Semester

Mid-January

Late-February

Spring

End of Semester

Mid-June

 Mid-July

Summer

End of Semester

Mid-September

 Mid-October