UTSA Commencement Ceremonies are Dec. 20-21 at Alamodome

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(Dec. 16, 2013) -- More than 3,900 graduation candidates will be eligible to walk across the stage this week as UTSA celebrates two days of commencement ceremonies Friday, Dec. 20 and Saturday, Dec. 21. For the second time, UTSA will conduct graduation ceremonies at the Alamodome in downtown San Antonio. After Saturday, UTSA will have more than 99,000 alumni.

>> Read UTSA graduate profiles and learn more about the ceremonies at the UTSA Commencement website.

UTSA President Ricardo Romo will be the keynote speaker at the three ceremonies.

A total of 3,953 graduation candidates are eligible to participate including 3,065 bachelor's students, 801 master's students and 87 doctoral degree candidates.

The first ceremony will begin at 4 p.m., Friday, Dec. 20, when graduation candidates from the College of Engineering and College of Liberal and Fine Arts will walk the stage.

Ceremonies will continue Saturday, Dec. 21 with two commencement exercises. At 10 a.m., graduation candidates from the College of Education and Human Development, College of Sciences and University College will participate in the ceremony. The second ceremony of the day is 4 p.m. with degree candidates from the College of Architecture, College of Business and College of Public Policy concluding the weekend events.

>> The UTSA Commencement ceremonies will be streamed live on the UTSA website.

>> Later, watch the UTSA Commencement ceremonies on the official UTSA YouTube channel.

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UTSA Fall 2013 Commencement preliminary statistics
(Number of students eligible to participate in ceremonies; statistics may change when finalized in January 2014.)

College

Bachelor’s

Master’s

Doctorates

Total

Architecture

147

16

0

163

Business

683

136

19

838

Educ. and Human Dev.

541

311

17

869

Engineering

160

70

14

244

Liberal and Fine Arts

906

79

7

992

Public Policy

213

100

7

320

Sciences

298

89

23

410

University College

117

0

0

117

Total

3,065

801

87

3,953

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About UTSA
The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) is an emerging Tier One research institution specializing in health, energy, security, sustainability, and human and social development. With nearly 29,000 students enrolled, it is the largest university in the San Antonio metropolitan region. UTSA advances knowledge through research and discovery, teaching and learning, community engagement and public service. The university 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.