Graduation – Commencement

Plan to Celebrate with the 2019-20 Graduation Candidates May 14th!

Rochester Community and Technical College’s COMMENCEMENT CEREMONY will be held at 6:00pm May 14, 2020 in the Field House at the Regional Sports Center.

Happy Grad at RCTC CommencementPreliminary Schedule
6:00pm – Processional

  • National Anthem
  • Welcome (RCTC President)
  • Recognition of Stage Party
  • Student Greeting (Student President)
  • Keynote Address
  • Presentation of Class
  • Awarding of Degrees
  • Alma Mater
  • Recessional

Fall 2019 graduates will be recognized, along with Spring and Summer 2020 candidates.

The Commencement ceremony 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.