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2011 Commencement Information
Graduation applicants: Please continue to check your LSTC email for important information and updates!
More private details will be communicated via LSTC email only.
Additional Commencement information will be posted as it becomes available.
Linn State Technical College confers degrees at the end of every semester (May, August, and December), but commencement ceremonies are held in May only. Graduates from the previous Fall semester, Spring applicants, and approved Summer applicants may participate each May.
Commencement ceremonies will be held at 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 7, 2011, in the Activity Center on the Linn campus.
The list of which majors will be participating at each ceremony is being discussed and will be posted as quickly as possible.
Graduates should arrive one hour prior to ceremony time and report to the LSTC cafeteria in the Information Technology Center.
February 1, 2011 – To order regalia (cap and gown), visit the Registrar’s Office (Room 110 of the Nilges Technology Center) to get measured. Students not on the Linn campus may email their height and weight to firstname.lastname@example.org.
March 11, 2011 – To keep your name from being printed in the commencement program, submit the FERPA Academic Honors and Graduation Publication form to the Academic Records Office (Room 108 of the Nilges Technology Center) if you have not already done this. This form is available on the Student Info tab in MyLSTC on the LSTC website and at the Academic Records Office (Room 108 of the Nilges Technology Center).
May 1, 2011 - To designate a specific newspaper where graduate information should be released, submit the FERPA Academic Honors and Graduation Publication form to the Academic Records Office (Room 108 of the Nilges Technology Center). This form is available on the Student Info tab in MyLSTC on the LSTC website and at the Academic Records Office.
Regalia - There is no cost to the graduate for regalia (cap and gown), and the regalia does not have to be returned after the ceremony. Graduates will be emailed when regalia is available to pick up at the bookstore.
Rehearsal – Graduates do not participate in a rehearsal. Assistant marshals, who do participate in a rehearsal, will guide the graduates 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. Graduates may invite as many guests as they wish to the ceremony!
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