Graduation Information for Guests

Attention: All family members and friends…

Attending Commencement

Congratulations on your graduate’s remarkable achievement! Commencement is not only a major event in a graduate’s life but also a celebration and acknowledgement of you – friends and family – who have provided guidance, care, and support to the new graduate. We hope the information on our website will help you have the most enjoyable experience possible on this special day.

Commencement Ceremonies

Liberal Arts: Friday, May 13th at 7:00 pm
Applied Sciences: Saturday, May 14th at 10:00 am

Doors at the Uvalde Honey Bowl stadium will open approximately 2 hours before the scheduled ceremony. The ceremony will be held at the Uvalde Honey Bowl pending no bad weather.


No tickets are required at the Uvalde Honey Bowl as there will be opening seating for all guests in the stands. Primary entrance for families and friends will be on the home side of the stadium.

*See Bad Weather category in the event of inclement weather.

Services for Disabilities

Handicap parking will be reserved and located at the south side of the stadium next to the field house and also located over at the main entrance on the home side of the stadium. Please make sure to have your decal presentable in your vehicle.

Additionally, there will be limited designated seating at the lower level area on the track. Individuals may have up to two people accompany them in this area. If capacity is full in the assigned seating area there still are designated areas at the lowest level of the stands where the general public is seated.

Media and Photos

The SWTJC Public Relations staff will be covering the event exclusively from the field during the ceremony and will also broadcast the ceremony live via Facebook and YouTube (Please visit SWTJC website on graduation day). No other individuals or media personnel will be permitted on the field.

Bad Weather


In the event of bad weather on Friday, May 13th and Saturday, May 14th the ceremonies will be rescheduled for Friday, June 3rd and Saturday, June 4th at the Uvalde Honey Bowl. Please monitor our website at and SWTJC social media platforms on Twitter and Facebook for updates.

Commencement Ceremonies Location

Honey Bowl Stadium

1499 N. Getty
Uvalde, TX 78801