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The Graduate School is committed to advancing academic excellence in graduate and postdoctoral education and training. We have several departments that can assist you with questions regarding professional development activities, administrative processes, and graduate student success initiatives. 


Office Hours: 8 A.M. to 5 P.M., Monday through Friday 

Campus Location: GSR 2.116


Questions regarding admissions, transcripts and recruiting.




Graduation Coordination in the Registrar’s Office (JPL 1.01.14) handles all questions and concerns regarding graduation and commencement, including but not limited to the following:

  • Application Deadlines
  • Applying for Graduation
  • Missed application procedure
  • Commencement
  • University Honors
  • Diplomas

Getting ready to graduate, please visit the graduation website or contact their office at 210.458.7554.

Doctoral students may participate in commencement ceremonies after completing all requirements for graduation, including the successful defense of the dissertation and subsequent acknowledgement by The Graduate School of all required documentation. Summer Term graduates are welcome to participate in the December Commencement ceremony following their Summer Term graduation. Doctoral students not meeting the deadline for dissertation requirements in May will need to wait until the December Commencement ceremony.

For more information on formatting your dissertation and completing The Graduate School's final requirements, visit the Thesis/Dissertation section of our website.