University Celebrates Fall 2023 Commencement

Fall 2023 CommencementSAN ANTONIO —Texas A&M University-San Antonio proudly commemorated the Fall 2023 Commencement, a historic milestone that signifies the culmination of hard work, dedication and academic achievement for our graduating students.

"As we celebrate the achievements of our exceptional graduates, I am honored to lead my first commencement ceremony at Texas A&M University-San Antonio. Congratulations to the Fall 2023 graduates, your success is a testament to your hard work and perseverance," said University President Salvador Hector Ochoa. 

The Fall 2023 Commencement ceremonies served as an unforgettable celebration of success, reflecting the university's dedication to academic excellence. Over 800 graduates from diverse academic programs gathered with their families, friends, faculty and distinguished guests to commemorate their educational journey.

The ceremony concluded with a special glow-in-the-dark party, adding a unique and memorable touch to the celebratory atmosphere following the conferral of their degrees.

To learn more about the Fall 2023 Commencement at Texas A&M University-San Antonio, including details about the ceremony and graduates, please visit Graduation Services.

Read about Commencement speakers Gabriella Villegas, named this semester’s Senior of Distinction, and Outstanding Senior Miranda Moreno. Villegas is a first-generation transfer student who graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology. Moreno, a native of San Antonio’s Southside, graduated with a degree in sociology.


About Texas A&M University-San Antonio

Established as a stand-alone university in 2009, Texas A&M University-San Antonio is a comprehensive four-year public university that reflects the culturally diverse, heritage-rich community it serves. Situated on nearly 700 acres in South San Antonio, the University offers 37 undergraduate degrees and 19 graduate degrees to more than 7,300 students. A&M-San Antonio is home to the Henry G. Cisneros Institute for Emerging Leaders and the Cyber Engineering Technology/Cyber Security Research Center. The University holds the Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) designation and is one of only 30 higher education institutions in the U.S. to have received the Seal of Excelencia certification from Excelencia in Education for its support of Latino student success. More than 77 percent of A&M-SA students identify as Hispanic, and approximately 60 percent are the first in their family to attend college. A&M-San Antonio is a military-embracing institution; in 2020, Military Times ranked the University No. 35 in the nation for “Best for Vets: Colleges.” Visit for more information. #onamission