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Commencement
Commencement is an exciting time on every college campus. The granting of baccalaureate and graduate degrees is celebrated through long-standing traditions, as well as reflections on the opportunities ahead. This web site provides important details and information regarding Commencement activities. If you have questions after reading this material, please contact the Registrar's Office at (605) 668-1515 or email events@mtmc.edu.

Information For:
Yankton and Sioux Falls Location
Watertown Location

Yankton/Sioux Falls Location
Saturday, May 10, 2014
Baccalaureate: 10:30 am - Bishop Marty Chapel
Commencement: 2:00 pm - Cimpl Arena
Graduate Line up:
Baccalaureate: Gather in Peace Chapel by 9:40 am
Commencement: Gather in Library Gym by 1:15 pm
Information for Families & Friends
Guests
There is no limit to the number of guests candidates may invite to the ceremony, and no admission tickets are required. Seating is available for people with disabilities on a "first come, first served" basis. Ushers will be available to direct you. During the ceremony please escort crying children to a quiet place as to not disturb the ceremony.

Accommodations
Visit the Yankton Chamber of Commerce website for information on lodging, dining and other accommodations.

Length of ceremony
Baccalaureate - approximately one hour
Commencement - approximately one hour

Reception
All graduates and their guests are invited to a reception in the Cyber Cafe following the commencement ceremony.

Photography
A professional photographer will take photos of each graduate. Photos should be ordered directly through Photography by Jerry & Assoc. They may be pre-ordered using this form or may be viewed on their website and ordered directly from the photographer.

Guests may take their own photographs during the ceremony, but must remain outside of the candidate seating area, in order to ensure an enjoyable ceremony. Guests will have time after the ceremony to take personal photographs on the stage.

Driving Directions
Maps & Directions

Baccalaureate
Baccalaureate is held in addition to the commencement exercises for undergraduate students in the Spring only. It is a service of worship signifying the end of the students' undergraduate years. Graduates' family and friends are welcome to attend!

Information for Graduates
Graduates, we hope you will participate in Commencement exercises as a way of sharing this accomplishment with your fellow classmates, as well as with the families who have supported you on your journey to one of life's most significant milestones.

We would like to provide you with the following information regarding our graduation activities.

Attendance
To assist us in planning seating for graduates we ask that you confirm your attendance (yes or no). Please call us at (605) 668-1542 or email events@mtmc.edu by April 28.

Line up
Baccalaureate: Gather in Peace Chapel 9:40 am
Commencement: Gather in Library Gym by 1:15 pm

Cap and Gown
Undergraduates, please pick up your cap, gown, and hood at the Bookstore on Wednesday, April 30 or Thursday, May 1 (bring your own hanger). All gowns and hoods are due back immediately after the ceremony; graduates may keep the cap and tassel.

Honors and Diplomas
All college work (including transfer work) is used in computing graduation honors for student's receiving a bachelor degree. Honors announced at graduation are based off previous term standing and are subject to change pending final degree verification. Diplomas will be mailed to students who have successfully completed all course work and have taken care of all financial obligations.

A checklist is provided for your convenience.


Watertown Campus
Saturday, May 3, 2014
Commencement: 11:00 am - Holy Name Catholic Church
Graduate Line up:
Commencement: Gather in Angelus Center by 10:20 am
nformation for Families & Friends
Guests
There is no limit to the number of guests candidates may invite to the ceremony, and no admission tickets are required.

Seating
Seating is available for people with disabilities on a first come, first serve basis. Ushers will be available to direct you.

Accommodations
Visit the Watertown Conventions & Visitors Bureau for information on lodging, dining and other accommodations.

Length of ceremony
Approximately one hour.

Photography
Guests may take their own photographs during the ceremony, but must remain outside of the candidate seating area, in order to ensure an enjoyable ceremony. Guests will have time after the ceremony to take personal photographs.

Driving Directions
Maps & Directions

Information for Graduates
Graduates, we hope you will participate in Commencement exercises as a way of sharing this accomplishment with your fellow classmates, as well as with the families who have supported you on your journey to one of life's most significant milestones.

We would like to provide you with the following information regarding our graduation activities.

Due April 1, 2014 for Watertown Graduates
Information regarding cap/gown sizes and invitations to Carole.Lantgen@mtmc.edu. Watertown graduation candidates will be receiving a form in the mail. If you did not receive that form, or misplaced it, please contact Carole or Kris at the College Office at (605) 886-6777.

Honors and Diplomas
All college work (including transfer work) is used in computing graduation honors for student's receiving a bachelor degree. Honors announced at graduation are based off previous term standing and are subject to change pending final degree verification. Diplomas will be mailed to students who have successfully completed all course work and have taken care of all financial obligations.