Graduation Information

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Graduation Application

Students eligible to graduate must complete and submit an application for graduation, which may be obtained in person or online. To obtain it in person, Uvalde students must go to the Rodolfo R. and Dolores Flores Student Services 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:

Steve Martinez

Southwest Texas Junior College

2401 Garner Field Road

Uvalde, TX 78801

grad cap icon Graduation Application Form

Graduation Deadlines

Fall Graduation - The application deadline has been extended to Friday, November 10, 2023, at 4:00 pm.

Commencement Ceremony Live Streams

Friday, May 19, 2023

live stream icon Liberal Arts Non-High School Ceremony

5:00 pm | Uvalde County Fairplex Arena


live stream icon Liberal Arts Dual Credit and Early College High School Ceremony

8:00 pm | Uvalde County Fairplex Arena


Saturday, May 20, 2023

live stream icon Applied Sciences Dual Credit and Early College High School Ceremony

5:00 pm | Uvalde County Fairplex Arena


live stream icon Applied Sciences Non-High School Ceremony

8:00 pm | Uvalde County Fairplex Arena

Commencement Ceremonies (Rescheduled)

***Important Update***

Due to inclement weather expected for Friday, May 12th, and Saturday, May 13th, the SWTJC commencement ceremonies have been rescheduled for Friday, May 19th, and Saturday, May 20th. The location of the ceremonies will now be at the Uvalde County Fairplex Arena.

Friday, May 19th @ 5:00 pm
Liberal Arts – Non-High School Students

Friday, May 19th @ 8:00 pm
Liberal Arts – Dual Credit / Early College High School Students

*Programs for Liberal Arts include: Associate of Arts – General Studies, Associate of Arts – Business, Associate of Arts – Criminal Justice, Associate of Science – General Studies, Associate of Science – Engineering (Civil or Mechanical)

Saturday, May 20th @ 5:00 pm
Applied Sciences - Dual Credit / Early College High School Students

Saturday, May 20th @ 8:00 pm
Applied Sciences - Non-High School Students

*Programs for Applied Sciences include: Associate of Applied Science, One-Year Certificate or Two-Year Certificate for Administrative Information Technology, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration, Automotive Body Repair Technology, Automotive Technology, Aviation Technology, Carpentry, CDL Truck Driving, Child Development, Computer Information Systems, Cosmetology, Criminal Justice – Law Enforcement/Academy, Diesel Technology, Emergency Medical Technician, Management, Patient Care Technician, Powerline Technician, Radiologic Technology, Registered Nursing, Vocational Nursing, Welding, and Wildlife Management

Services for Graduates with Disabilities

Degree candidates with disabilities who need accommodations to participate in their Commencement ceremony are asked to contact the Disabilities Services office. Please call (830) 591-2908 or send an email to to set up an appointment to discuss the accommodations. Appointments can be made from 8:00 am – 4:00 pm Monday through Thursday and 8:00 am – 12:00 pm Monday through Friday.

Commencement Ceremony Parking

Uvalde County Fairplex Map - SWTJC Graduation

Commencement Ceremonies Location

Uvalde County Fairplex Arena

215 Veterans Ln
Uvalde, TX 78801