Graduation, Diplomas, and Commencement

All students completing requirements for a degree must apply to graduate. Deadlines for application are published in the official academic calendar. The procedures for application differ by campus. Please see instructions below specific to the campus your program of study is associated with.

Alpine Campus

Before you can gradute, an audit of your records is performed by the Registrar's office to determine if all requirements for your degree are met. This process does not begin without an application to graduate. This application must be submitted even if you do not intend to participate in a ceremony.

Follow these steps:

*Fees are added to you account by the Registrar when the application is processed. You can then pay fees as part of your normal tuition and fees for the term. All fees must be paid prior to graduation. Payment is NOT required before obtaining a degree audit.

Apply to Graduate

Graduation and Commencement Ceremony

Duplicate Diploma Request

RGC Campus

Degree audits are performed in the Dean's office of the Rio Grande College. In order for an audit to be performed, an application must be submitted and the graduation fee paid.

Follow these steps:

  • Obtain an application to graduate from the Dean's office or from any of the Business Services offices in Eagle Pass, Del Rio, or Uvalde. The application is also available online.
  • Submit the application and pay the appropriate fee at Business Services in Eagle Pass, Del Rio, or Uvlade.

For information regarding the commencement ceremony and duplicate diplomas, please contact the Dean's office of the Rio Grande College.

*If you are a student at one of the RGC campuses, please contact your campus for graduation information.