UTSA Fall 2011 Commencement ceremonies are Dec. 15-17 at Main Campus

UTSA Commencement

UTSA Commencement ceremony
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(Dec. 9, 2011) -- More than 3,000 graduation candidates are eligible to walk across the stage this week as UTSA celebrates three days of commencement ceremonies from Thursday, Dec. 15 through Saturday, Dec. 17 in the Convocation Center on the Main Campus. After Saturday's ceremonies, UTSA will have more than 85,000 alumni. UTSA President Ricardo Romo will officiate at the ceremonies in the Convocation Center.

A total of 3,016 graduation candidates are eligible to participate in six ceremonies at the Main Campus including 2,349 bachelor’s students, 614 master's students and 53 doctoral students.

>> The five UTSA commencement ceremonies at the Convocation Center (not including the Honors College ceremony) will be telecast live on AT&T U-verse channel 99, Grande Cable channel 21 and Time Warner Cable channel 98 and on the UTSA Information Technology website.

  • Ceremonies will begin at 6 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 15 when graduation candidates from the College of Liberal and Fine Arts are eligible to walk the stage.
  • The Honors College ceremony will be at 1 p.m., Friday, Dec. 16. Honors College graduates represent students enrolled in UTSA's seven other colleges. These students are invited to participate in both the Honors College ceremony and with their classmates in the ceremonies for their degree majors.
  • At 6 p.m., Friday, Dec. 16, graduation candidates from the College of Education and Human Development will walk the stage.
  • Ceremonies continue Saturday with three commencement exercises. At 9 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 17, graduation candidates from the College of Business will participate in the ceremony.
  • The 1 p.m. ceremony will include candidates from the College of Engineering and the College of Sciences.
  • The final exercise of the day is 4:30 p.m. and will include degree candidates from the College of Architecture and the College of Public Policy.

Free parking for commencement ceremonies will be available in the lot south of the Convocation Center. If the lot fills, overflow parking will be available in the Bosque Street garage at $1.75 per hour Thursday and Friday.

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UTSA Fall 2011 Commencement preliminary statistics
(Statistics may change when finalized in January 2012.)

College

Bachelor’s

Master’s

Doctorates

Total

Architecture

74

13

0

87

Business

589

97

15

701

Educ. and Human Dev.

400

228

12

640

Engineering

114

67

11

192

Liberal and Fine Arts

754

74

2

830

Public Policy

142

65

3

210

Sciences

276

70

10

356

Total

2,349

614

53

3,016