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Graduation Information


Fall 2019 Commencement 

Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019 
5 p.m.
Freeman Coliseum
3201 East Houston Street
San Antonio, Texas 78219

Ceremony will be livestreamed on YouTube.

Pre-Commencement Activities

As part of the OLLU tradition, the following events take place prior to Commencement

Veterans Graduation Ceremony - 8:30-9:30 a.m. - Chapel Auditorium


Ring Blessing - 10 a.m. - Sacred Heart Chapel

Graduating students will have the opportunity to have their rings and other items individually blessed at this interfaith prayer service. Graduation regalia is not required for this event. 

Alumni and Family Meet and Greet - 10:30 a.m. - Chapel Auditorium

Graduating students and their families are invited to enjoy pastries and refreshments with faculty, staff and fellow graduates immediately following Ring Blessing. Regalia is not required for this event. 

Reception is hosted by the Alumni and Family Relations Office.

Graduation Liturgy - 12 p.m. - Sacred Heart Chapel

Graduating students and their families and friends are invited to celebrate Mass. It is recommended that guests arrive early since seating is limited. Students whose guests require special seating due to a disability should contact University Ministry at 210-431-3973 or email ministry@ollusa.edu. Special seating requests made to Campus Ministry are only for Sacred Heart Chapel. 

Graduation regalia is required for this event. 


Photo Information

Official Commencement Ceremony Photographers
Flash Photography
P.O. BOX 600129
Dallas, TX 75360
(214)443-9393
http://www.flashphotography.com/

Note: Staff members from the OLLU Marketing and Communications Office also take photos during Ring Blessing, Liturgy and Commencement. These photos can be downloaded for free from the OLLU Flickr Page


Hotel Information

The following hotels offer a discounted rate for OLLU students, families and friends:

Red Roof Plus (Downtown San Antonio)
1101 E. Houston Street
San Antonio, Texas 78205
210-229-9973
*Ask for the OLLU rate and reference code 616722

Drury Plaza Hotel-Riverwalk
105 South St. Mary's Street
San Antonio, Texas 78205
210-270-7799
*Ask for the OLLU rate and reference code 311869

Drury Inn and Suites (Downtown)
201 North St. Mary's Street
San Antonio, Texas 78205
210-212-5200
*Ask for the OLLU rate and reference code 311869

Wyndham Garden San Antonio, Riverwalk/Museum
103 9th Street
San Antonio, Texas 78215
210-515-4555
Corporate Code: 9900121190

For additional partner hotels, visit the OLLU Alumni and Friends website

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