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State Technical College of Missouri confers degrees every semester, but commencement ceremonies are held in May only. Graduates from the previous Fall semester, Spring candidates, and approved Summer candidates may participate each May.
Commencement ceremonies will be held at 9:00 a.m. , 12:00 p.m., and 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 6, 2017, in the Activity Center on the Linn campus.
Participants should arrive 30 minutes prior to ceremony time and report to the Osage County Community Center.
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Alumni Association – Congratulations and welcome to the State Tech Alumni Association! As a graduate of State Technical College of Missouri, you join an organization of more than 13,000 people from around the world. As a member of the Alumni Association, you will receive the TECHnique alumni magazine as well as opportunities to gather and connect with fellow alumni. For more information on what the Alumni Association has to offer you as a graduate, please visit http://alumni.statetechmo.edu.
Announcements – The STC Bookstore will sell Commencement announcements. More information will be posted on the website when they are ready.
Diplomas – The Academic Records Office mails diplomas (and diploma covers to those not participating in commencement) and student-issued transcripts approximately six weeks after the graduation term to the address listed on the graduation application.
Please note: Diplomas and transcripts will not be released to graduates until all accounts at the college are clear.
Honor Stoles –
Photographer – State Technical College of Missouri contracts with a professional photographer for commencement. More information will be posted here when photos are ready to view and purchase.
Physical Accommodations – Participants who need physical accommodations at the ceremony should call 573-897-5138 for assistance.
Regalia – STC orders regalia (cap and gown) for commencement participants. Only STC regalia should be worn. Students will be allowed to decorate the top of the regalia cap only if it pertains to the program and if the decorating has been approved by the program chair. Regalia is ordered based on information provided on graduation applications. There is no cost for regalia, and the regalia does not have to be returned after the ceremony. An email will be sent to participants’ STC email addresses when regalia is ready to pick up at the bookstore. Appropriate attire underneath the regalia includes:
Rehearsal – Graduation candidates do not participate in a rehearsal. Assistant marshals, who are faculty members from each program, do participate in rehearsal and guide the candidates throughout the ceremony.
Tassels – Tassels are worn on the right side of caps at the beginning of the ceremony, and after candidates are pronounced graduated, tassels are moved to the left side of the caps.
Tickets – Guests are not required to have tickets to attend commencement, and there is no limit on the number of guests who may attend!
Please contact these offices if you have questions. . .
Academic Records Office/Registrar at firstname.lastname@example.org regarding:
Bookstore at 573-897-5124 regarding: