Commencement Ceremony

(Fall 2020 Graduates and Spring 2021 Candidates)
Saturday, May 8, 2021 at 11:00 am
Check-in at 9:00 am
San Antonio College
1819 N. Main Avenue, San Antonio TX 78212
Parking Lot #16
Will Graduation in Motion be a traditional commencement ceremony?

No. This will be a unique event designed to celebrate your accomplishment with friends and family. Graduation in Motion will be a parade through the SAC campus culminating with your name being announced and you receiving your diploma cover from our administration.

Do I need to let someone know I plan to attend?

Yes. Be on the lookout for an email with Graduation in Motion registration instructions. Emails will go out soon. Check back for specific date.  

Where do I report to on May 8, 2021?

You will report to parking lot #16 at the San Antonio College campus located at 1819 N. Main Avenue, San Antonio, Texas 78212. Campus Map

What time should I arrive for Graduation in Motion?

You should plan to arrive no earlier than 9:00am to check in. The parade is scheduled to begin promptly at 11:00am.

Will my name be announced?

Yes, your name and credential earned or scheduled to earn will be announced. It is IMPORTANT that you register for Graduation in Motion, print your name card and bring it with you on May 8th.  Be on the lookout for an email with Graduation in Motion registration instructions.

Can I invite family and friends?

YES! We encourage you to invite as many friends and family that can safely fit into your vehicle. Additional family and friends can also participate in separate vehicles. We recommend that you plan to arrive at the same time so you can enjoy your celebration together.

Can I participate if I don’t have a cap and gown?

ABSOLUTELY!! Appropriate attire will be business casual. 

I missed the April 15th deadline to order a cap and gown. Can I still order one online?

Yes. Our vendor has agreed to re-open the link for online orders for a very limited time.  You will be able to order your commemorative cap and gown on May 8, 2021 at Graduation In Motion.  We look forward to seeing you.


Will there be a photographer present to take my graduation picture?

Yes! Flash Photography will be on-site (Lot #16) to take traditional graduation pictures prior to the event. We will have loaner cap and gowns available if you do not have one. If you use a loaner cap and gown, you will not be able to keep it. COVID-19 safety protocols will be strictly adhered to.

Can I decorate my cap and/or vehicle?

YES!!! We encourage you to get creative. This is your celebration.

Will the event be available via livestream?

Yes. The celebration will be livestreamed on SAC's Facebook page. 

Will my family and/or friends be able to take my picture when I receive my diploma cover?

Graduation in Motion is a parade and does not allow for participants to exit vehicles.