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Mitchell Technical College 2021 Graduation
World's Only Corn Palace
Friday, May 7, 2021
Graduation is an exciting time for all students, family and Mitchell Tech faculty and staff. Mitchell Technical College has one graduation ceremony each year in the month of May. After reviewing the details listed here, please contact the Registrar’s Office at (605) 995-3023 if you have any questions.
Due to gathering restrictions recommended by the CDC, Mitchell Technical College will be hosting three commencement ceremonies to accommodate our graduates and their families. The schedule for graduation day is as follows:
11 a.m. – Business & Service Industries and Energy Production & Transmission
2 p.m. – Engineering Technologies and Construction & Manufacturing Technologies
5 p.m. – Health Sciences and Agriculture & Transportation Technologies
Guests will need a ticket to attend each ceremony. Given the capacity of the Corn Palace, each student will receive eight (8) tickets for the ceremony in which they will be graduating.
More details will be shared as we get closer to the event.
A professional photographer will take photos of each graduate as they receive their diploma. Photos can be ordered directly through the photographer's website. The photographer website link is posted on mitchelltech.edu after graduation. Guests may take their own photographs during the ceremony. Please be considerate of others in attendance and do not block the view for a unusual period of time.
Students must complete a Request to Graduate form. Graduate applicants cleared to participate are encouraged to attend the commencement ceremony. This is celebration of your accomplishment to share with your classmates, faculty, family and friends.
Caps and Gowns
Black caps and gowns must be worn by students participating in commencement. Caps and gowns may be ordered through the Mitchell Tech Campus Store.
Diplomas and Honors
Honor designation at the time of the graduation ceremony are based on a student’s CUM GPA at the conclusion of the fall term. Degree honors will be reflective on diplomas based on a student’s CUM GPA at the conclusion of all program requirements. High Honors is 3.75 or higher, and Honors is 3.50 – 3.74.
Diploma covers will be issued at the graduation ceremony. Diplomas will be mailed by June 30th to student who have successfully completed all program requirements and have taken care of all financial obligations. Students completing their program requirements at the end of the summer term, will receive their diplomas by the end of September.
Call 605.995.3023 or email for more information