Commencement/Graduation

Commencement Dates

  • Spring 2022: Friday, May 13, 2022, Freeman Coliseum, 3201 E. Houston Street, 7:00 p.m. start time
  • Fall 2021: Wednesday, December 8, 2021, Freeman Coliseum, 3201 E. Houston Street, 7:00 p.m. start time

For more Commencement information and highlights, visit:

Commencement Recognition

Important Reminder!

Meet with your advisor to review the degree audit.

  • Submit your intent to graduate for the Spring 2022 semester by going into your ACES Portal (see instructions below)
    • Spring graduation applications will be accepted between October 31, 2021, to March 15, 2022 (contact your Certified Advisor for application)

Apply to Graduate

  1. Login to ACES
  2. Enter USERNAME
  3. Enter PASSWORD
  4. Select STUDENT tab
  5. Select WEB SERVICES
  6. Select STUDENT
  7. Select STUDENT RECORDS
  8. Select APPLY TO GRADUATE
  9. Select the TERM
  10. SUBMIT

Apply to Graduate Checklist

  • Review degree plan with an advisor or counselor
  • Confirm your primary institution, degree and major are correct
  • Complete 25% of degree, certificate, and/or marketable skills achievement certificate in residence at your home college and have a 2.0 cumulative GPA at graduation.
  • If you are applying for multiple awards, please contact your primary institution's Records Office.
  • Review and resolve any holds
  • Complete 45 college-level hours for AA, AS, AAT or AAS awards
  • Confirm all official college transcripts from all institutions attended are submitted
  • If you have received FFELP or Direct Loans while attending Alamo Colleges, you are required to register for an Exit Counseling Session at the Financial Aid Office.

Additional Commencement/Graduation Information

Cost of Graduation

There is no graduation fee. We will provide the diploma, cap, and gown.

More information will be provided to the graduate using the xxx@student.alamo.edu address.

Cap and Gown Distribution Information

Distribution Dates

St. Philip’s College will provide eligible Graduates with a complimentary Cap and Gown.  Please visit the Welcome Center, room 203.  

  • Students:  Dates of Distribution for Spring 2022:
    • Tuesday, April 12, 2022, to Thursday, May 5, 2022
    • Office Hours: M/T/R/F – 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Wednesday 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
    • Available during Office hours, excluding Saturday and Holiday
  • Faculty:  Dates of Distribution for Spring 2022:
    • Monday, May 2, 2022, to Tuesday, May 10, 2022
    • Office Hours: M/T/R/F – 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Wednesday 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
    • Available during Office hours, excluding Saturday and Holiday

VIRTUAL GRADUATION INFORMATION (REHEARSAL) SESSION

In-person rehearsal is canceled and will move to a Virtual Platform using Zoom.  Unfortunately, the Watson Fine Arts Auditorium is undergoing maintenance.  The meeting will run no more than 1-hour.  See you Online!  Door prizes!  FUN!!

You are invited to a Zoom meeting.
When: May 6, 2022, 03:30 PM Central Time (US and Canada)

Register in advance for this meeting:
https://alamo.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJctfuioqjMtHdJFs0pahsCDjaH6UqdqoNUM

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

General Information

Commencement Ceremony

All graduating students are encouraged to be present at the commencement ceremony.

Degrees and Certificates Awarded

Two degrees or certificates can be awarded concurrently as long as all academic requirements are met. Please note that diplomas will be mailed 10-12 weeks AFTER the degree/certificate has been conferred.

Alumni Information

Need More Help?

For additional information, please contact Enrollment Management at 210-486-2700.

For questions pertaining to Degree Conferment and Graduation Ceremony, email us at spc-gradadv@alamo.edu.

Contact Information

Send all general information inquiries to: Office of Records and Registration – Graduation/Commencement information
spc-gradadv@alamo.edu

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