Watch commencement LIVE at: www.rctc.edu/graduation
(You can watch Commencement 2016 at this same location until Commencement 2017.)
Plan to Celebrate with the 2016-17 Graduation Candidates May 11th!
Rochester Community and Technical College's COMMENCEMENT CEREMONY will be held at 6:00pm May 11, 2017 in the Field House at the Regional Sports Center.
6:00pm - Processional
- National Anthem
- Welcome (RCTC President)
- Recognition of Stage Party
- Greetings (Minnesota State Representative)
- Student Greeting (Student President)
- Alum Address
- Presentation of Class
- Awarding of Degrees
Fall 2016 graduates will be recognized, along with Spring and Summer 2017 candidates.
If you are unable to attend Commencement due to distance but wish to be recognized by having your name announced during the ceremony, please contact Jeanne Wilson at 507-285-7127.
The Commencement Program is a fitting conclusion to a successful academic career and the earning of a degree or certificate. Based on hundreds of years of academic tradition handed down from European universities, this ceremony is a colorful, dignified, and festive recognition of the successes of the college and the students who merit degrees.
After you've applied for Graduation... All information will be available after April 1.
Please check out the following links for opportunities open to graduates.