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What to Expect on Commencement Day May 2013

By zoo_visitor_guest | Date: March 13, 2013

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What to Expect on Commencement Day
Monday, May 13, 2013

Graduates

Congratulations on being the first graduating class of UTSA to walk the stage at the Alamodome! There will be two ceremonies: All names will be called. Each ceremony should take approximately 2.5 hours.

2:00 P.M. Ceremony
College of Engineering
College of Liberal and Fine Arts
College of Public Policy
College of Science

7:00 P.M. Ceremony
College of Architecture
College of Business
College of Education and Human Development
University College


• Arrive at the Alamodome approximately an hour and a half
• Graduates may be dropped off at lot A/loading dock. Enter the Alamodome through the loading dock (see map). Graduates may not enter through the front entrances. before the ceremony. If you are not on time, you may forfeit your right to walk the stage.
• Follow the signs to the assigned room to check in and lineup.
• Pick up your commencement card and line up in numerical order
  *You will not be allowed to the upper level once you check-in.

There will be a $10.00 parking fee per vehicle.
After the ceremony, please exit the Alamodome immediately to meet your friends and family at the North Plaza. No re-entry will be allowed.

Guests

• Doors will open approximately an hour and a half before the ceremony. No ticket is required.
• Guests will not be allowed to enter the loading dock where graduates will enter.
• There will be a $10.00 parking fee per vehicle.
• Wheelchairs will be available within the Alamodome along with wheelchair service to take you to and from your seat. Wheelchairs are NOT provided by UTSA.
• No balloons, flowers (unless purchased at the Alumni table) or outside refreshments will be allowed inside the Alamodome. Minimal concessions will be available.

Lots B & C Parking Directions (General Parking)

UTSA is not responsible for parking during this event. Please visit the Alamodome website to plan ahead for parking.

Coming from IH-35 North
Use the New Braunfels Street exit, south on New Braunfels to Commerce Street, west on Commerce Street to Cherry Street, south on Cherry Street and into lots.

Coming from IH-35 South
Use US-90 East to New Braunfels Street exit, north on New Braunfels to Commerce Street, west on Commerce Street to Cherry Street, south on Cherry Street and into lots.

Coming from IH-10 East
Use Hackberry Street exit, north on Hackberry to Cesar E. Chavez Blvd., west on Cesar E. Chavez Blvd. to Cherry Street, North on Cherry Street and into lots.

Coming from IH-10 West
Use IH-35 north to New Braunfels Street exit, south on New Braunfels to Commerce Street, West on Commerce Street to Cherry Street, south on Cherry Street and into lots.

Coming from IH-37 South
Use Cesar E. Chavez Blvd. exit, east on Cesar E. Chavez Blvd. exit to Cherry Street, north on Cherry Street and into lots.

Coming from US 281 North
Use Cesar E. Chavez Blvd. exit, east on Cesar E. Chavez Blvd. exit to Cherry Street, north on Cherry Street and into lots.

There will be limited Handicap parking available at no charge. Once allotted spaces have been filled, parking will be $10.00 per vehicle.
NOTE: Free parking will be available in all UTSA parking lots located under the IH-10 underpass. This parking is first come first serve. There will be free shuttle service to and from the downtown campus and the Alamodome from 11:00 a.m.-10:30 p.m.



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