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Northwest Vista College is providing remote services to students. The buildings are currently closed, but we continue to serve you remotely throughout the college. Please contact the Advising Services office at (210) 486-4100, or chat with us virtually by clicking on the Online Advising Chat button. Chat advising is available Mondays and Thursdays from 10:00am-6:30pm and Wednesdays from 5:00-6:30pm during the month of August.

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About Our Commencement


(Graduation Ceremony)

Date and Location

Date: December 7, 2020
Time: 7:00pm
Location: Freeman Coliseum                  

IMPORTANT NOTICE as of Monday, April 13th, 2020
Due to the COVID-19 coronavirus, Northwest Vista College’s 2019-2020 Commencement Ceremony has been rescheduled for December 7, 2020 at the Freeman Coliseum. There will also be a virtual celebration on May 14, 2020 (this will be held online in a video format). Updates regarding commencement and additional information will be posted to the website and sent to students' ACES emails. Thank you for your understanding.

Diploma Questions

Do I have to attend the graduation ceremony to receive my degree?

No, you do not have to attend the graduation ceremony to receive a degree but you do need to apply for graduation to have your degree reviewed so you can be awarded a degree.

When will I receive my diploma?

Eight to ten working weeks after the official close of the term in which you have graduated.

What if I want to purchase a duplicate diploma or re-print?

Students may request a re-print or duplicate diploma at the link below, the fee is $25.