Graduation Information

Students who are eligible to graduate must complete and submit an Application for Graduation. The application may be obtained in person or online. To obtain in person, Uvalde students must go to the Flores Building (Registrar's Office). Applications can be picked up at the Administration Building of the Del Rio, Eagle Pass, and Crystal City campuses.

Please mail the graduation application form with a money order (no checks, please) made payable to SWTJC to:

Luis Fernandez
Southwest Texas Junior College
2401 Garner Field Road
Uvalde, TX 78801

Graduation Application Form

Graduation Deadlines

December Graduation - Application deadline is October 31st

May Graduation* - Application deadline is April 1st

August Graduation - Application deadline is July 15th


*Students who are eligible to attend the May ceremony each year are those who have completed their degree requirements in December of the previous year or will complete their degree requirements in May or August of the current year.


Commencement Location

The 69th SWTJC Commencement Ceremony will be held at the Uvalde Honey Bowl Stadium, at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 14, 2016.  Practice for the ceremony will be held Friday, May 13th at 3:00 p.m.

Seating for family friends will be on the west side of the stadium. Only graduates and school officials will be allowed on the field, until the ceremony is officially concluded. Following the ceremony, graduates and their families are invited to a light reception at Honey Bowl Stadium.

Graduates may pick up their official diplomas/certificates at the visitor's side of the stadium near the Field House prior to attending the reception following the Commencement Ceremony.

Link: Directions to Commencement Ceremony from outside of Uvalde.

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