(Sept. 20, 2017) -- The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) has announced the date for its Fall 2017 Commencement ceremonies. More than 4,000 UTSA students will be eligible to graduate in one of two ceremonies, scheduled on Sunday, Dec. 17 at the Alamodome.
UTSA's first fall Commencement ceremony begins at 10 a.m. and honors graduates from the College of Business, College of Engineering, the College of Public Policy and College of Sciences.
Students who are earning a degree from the College of Architecture, Construction and Planning, College of Liberal and Fine Arts, College of Education and Human Development and University College will cross the stage beginning at 4 p.m.
Fall 2017 graduates should plan to attend Grad Fest, a fun event offered to help Roadrunners prepare for graduation and Commencement. Aside from getting important information about commencement and life after UTSA, Grad Fest features prize giveaways and a fun selfie station to take pictures. UTSA students may attend one of two Grad Fest events:
Monday, Oct. 9, 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
H-E-B University Center Ballroom (HUC 1.104)
UTSA Main Campus
Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Buena Vista Street Building Meeting Assembly Room (BVB 1.338)
UTSA Downtown Campus
UTSA class rings are also available to graduates. One of UTSA's most unique traditions, the rings sleep in the Alamo the night before the Ring Ceremony, when students receive this lasting symbol in front of family, friends and university dignitaries. UTSA Ring ordering and pricing information can be found here.
UTSA is recognized as one of the top five young universities in the nation by Times Higher Education.
Ron Ellis conducts the student instrumental ensemble in a free concert that is open to the public.Arts Building, Recital Hall (Arts 2.03.02), Main Campus
The UTSA Office of Veteran and Military Affairs is hosting a day full of outreach events and activities by the U.S. Navy as part of a larger Navy presence in San Antonio called Navy Week with various events in the community through Feb. 25.Student Union Paseo and Convocation Center entrance, Main Campus
Join this interactive play that is a courtroom drama and the audience is the jury. Discussion and will follow.Student Union, Retama Auditorium (SU 2.02.02), Main Campus
Langston Clark, UTSA assistant professor in the Department of Kinesiology, Health, and Nutrition will discuss exploring the historical context for the role of black athletes in contemporary social movements.John Peace Library, Assembly Room (JPL 4.04.22), Main Campus
The UTSA African American Studies program invites speakers from the leading African American Fraternities and Sororities for a panel discussion of the history of each organization and to enlighten the audience about the community service, academic purpose, professionalism and ethical roots of each group.Student Union, Mesquite Room (SU 2.01.24), Main Campus
MuTe Fest is a celebration of original music and technology. Three days of concerts, sessions, and informative lectures will offer a unique experience of musical works created by fellow UTSA students and the chance to gain valuable knowledge about music technology.Art Building, Music Tech Lab (Arts 3.01.30B), Main Campus
UTSA Libraries hosts Assistant Professor Ian Caine for his lecture, Architectural Postcards from Space, as part of the popular Pizza + Research series. Pizza will be served while supplies last.Buena Vista Street Building (BVB 2.304), Downtown Campus
The theme of this year’s symposium is Black & Brown Futures. The free event will give UTSA students and the community the opportunity to meet and hear national scholars talk about current research and academic trends relevant to the lives of African Americans in the United States.Student Union, Denman Room (SU 2.01.28), Main Campus