Wednesday, May 04, 2016

Menu

UTSA Commencement ceremonies are May 10-12 at Main Campus

money

UTSA Commencement

Share this Story

(May 7, 2012) -- More than 3,600 graduation candidates are eligible to walk across the stage this week as UTSA celebrates three days of commencement ceremonies from Thursday, May 10 through Saturday, May 12 in the Convocation Center on the Main Campus. After Saturday's ceremonies, UTSA will have an estimated 90,000 alumni.

George C. Wright, president of Prairie View A&M University, will be the keynote speaker at the 1 p.m. Saturday ceremony. UTSA President Ricardo Romo will be the keynote speaker at the other ceremonies.

A total of 3,621 graduation candidates are eligible to participate in six ceremonies at the Main Campus including 2,915 bachelor's students, 656 master's students and 50 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, May 10 when graduation candidates from the College of Engineering and College of Sciences are eligible to walk the stage.
  • The Honors College ceremony will be at 1:30 p.m., Friday, May 11. 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, May 11, 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, May 12, graduation candidates from the College of Business will participate in the ceremony.
  • The 1 p.m. ceremony will include candidates from the College of Liberal and Fine Arts (Part I).
  • The final exercise of the day is 4:30 p.m. and will include degree candidates from the College of Architecture, College of Liberal and Fine Arts (Part II), College of Public Policy and Undergraduate Studies.

Free parking for commencement ceremonies will be available in the lot south of the Convocation Center. From UTSA Boulevard, enter the UTSA Main Campus on Ximenes Avenue.

------------------------------

UTSA Spring 2012 Commencement preliminary statistics
(Statistics may change when finalized in June 2012.)

College

Bachelor's

Master's

Doctorates

Total

Architecture

116

40

0

156

Business

732

65

6

803

Educ. and Human Dev.

409

241

22

672

Engineering

120

53

12

185

Liberal and Fine Arts

936

117

3

1056

Public Policy

178

67

3

248

Sciences

413

73

4

490

Undergraduate Studies

11

0

0

11

Total

2,915

656

50

3,621

 

 

Events

Wednesday, May 4, 5 p.m.

School Psychology Symposium and Reception

Student posters will present case studies based on practicum experiences, literature reviews on topics relevant to educational psychology, and other research experiences this year. The event is free and open to the public.
Southwest Room (DB 1.124), Downtown Campus

Thursday, May 5, 5 p.m.

String Project Spring Concert

This end-of-semester concert will feature the 3rd through 8th grade students who have participated in the UTSA String Project this year. The event is free and open to the public.
Buena Vista Theater, Downtown Campus

Friday, May 6, 8 p.m.

First Friday Stargazing

The UTSA Department of Physics and Astronomy, Curtis Vaughan Observatory invites everyone to join them for their monthly stargazing event on top of the Flawn Science Building.
Curtis Vaughan Observatory, Main Campus

Sunday, May 8, 1 p.m.

Accordions Across Culture

May’s Free Second Sunday at the UTSA Institute of Texan Cultures features "Accordions Across Cultures," with performances of Mexican, German and Czech accordion music, a documentary screening and crafts for the kids.
UTSA Institute of Texan Cultures

Monday, May 9, 8 a.m.

The Honeynet Project Workshop

This three-day event will focus on the tools, tactics and motives involved in computer and network attacks. Attendees from around the world will take part in world-class hands-on trainings and technical discussions.
H-E-B University Center Ballroom, Main Campus

Thursday, May 12, 4 p.m.

Master of Public Administration Open House

Visit with faculty, alumni and students to discuss the benefits of and requirements for a Master Degree in Public Administration and/or the Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Administration & Leadership.
Meeting Assembly Room (BVB 1.338), Downtown Campus

Saturday, May 14, 10 a.m.

UTSA Spring Commencement: Ceremony One

UTSA Spring Commencement ceremony for the College of Architecture, Construction and Planning, the College of Education and Human Development and the College of Sciences.
Alamodome

Saturday, May 14, 4 p.m.

UTSA Spring Commencement: Ceremony Two

UTSA Spring Commencement ceremony for the College of Business, the College of Public Policy and University College.
Alamodome

Sunday, May 15, 2 p.m.

UTSA Spring Commencement: Ceremony Three

UTSA Spring Commencement ceremony for the College of Engineering and the College of Liberal and Fine Arts.
Alamodome

Wednesday, May 18, 3 p.m.

The Great Staff Appreciation Event

The UTSA community is invited to honor the roughly 2,600 UTSA staff members who contribute to the success of the university and its students.
H-E-B University Center Ballroom, Main Campus

Thursday, May 19, 6 p.m.

Superintendent Certification Program Information Session

Join UTSA faculty and staff, current students, and area central office administrators/program alumni to learn about this exciting accelerated and web-enhanced program leading to Texas Superintendent Certification. The event is free and open to the public.
BVB 1.322, Downtown Campus


Other Calendars
» UTSA Events | » Academic | » Institute of Texan Cultures

Submit an Event


Meet a Roadrunner

Syahrir Idris goes from East Asia to UTSA

Indonesian native follows his dream and returns to UTSA to earn a Ph.D.

UTSA's Mission

The University of Texas at San Antonio is dedicated to the advancement of knowledge through research and discovery, teaching and learning, community engagement and public service. As an institution of access and excellence, UTSA embraces multicultural traditions and serves as a center for intellectual and creative resources as well as a catalyst for socioeconomic development and the commercialization of intellectual property - for Texas, the nation and the world.

UTSA's Vision

To be a premier public research university, providing access to educational excellence and preparing citizen leaders for the global environment.

UTSA's Core Values

We encourage an environment of dialogue and discovery, where integrity, excellence, inclusiveness, respect, collaboration and innovation are fostered.

Connect with UTSA News

       


Related Links

Back to Top

2015 © The University of Texas at San Antonio  | One UTSA Circle San Antonio, TX 78249 | Information 210-458-4011

Produced by University Communications and Marketing