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Graduation Candidates:
Please continue to check your LSTC email for important information and updates! 
More private details will be communicated via LSTC email only.

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 candidates, and approved Summer candidates may participate each May. 

Commencement ceremonies will be held at 10:00 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 10, 2014, in the Activity Center on the Linn campus. 

Participants should arrive one hour prior to ceremony time and report to the LSTC cafeteria in the Information Technology Center.  

10:00 a.m. Ceremony Participants

1:30 p.m. Ceremony Participants


Civil Division

Arts and Science Division

·         Commercial Turf & Grounds Management

·         Dental Assisting Technology

·         Construction & Civil Technology

·         Medical Radiologic Technology

·         Design Drafting Technology

·         Physical Therapist Assistant

·         Heavy Equipment Operations


Transportation Technology Division

Computer Technology Division

·         Automotive Collision Technology

·         Business Systems Specialist

·         Automotive Technology

·         Computer Programming

·         Aviation Maintenance

·         Networking Systems Technology

·         Heavy Equipment Technology


·         Medium/Heavy Truck Technology

Industrial Technology Division

·         Powersports Technology

·         Automation & Robotics Technology**


·         Electric Power Generation Technology


·         Electrical Distribution Systems


·         Electronics Engineering Technology


·         Heating, Ventilation, & Air Conditioning Technology


·         Industrial Electricity


·         Machine Tool Technology


·         Nuclear Technology**


·         Welding Technology

**Automation & Robotics Technology and Nuclear Technology graduation candidates are encouraged to attend commencement in Linn.  An additional recognition ceremony for these programs will be held at the Mexico, Missouri campus.  Details will be provided to these candidates separately.

Alumni Association – Congratulations and welcome to the LSTC Alumni Association!  As a graduate of Linn State Technical College, you join an organization of nearly 11,000 people from around the world.  As a member of the Alumni Association, you will receive the LSTC TECHnique 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 .

Announcements – The LSTC Bookstore will sell Commencement announcements.  More information will be posted here when they are ready.

Deadlines -

  • March 1 – To remove your name from the commencement program, 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 on MyLSTC on the LSTC website and at the Academic Records Office.
  • May 1 - 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 on MyLSTC on the LSTC website and at the Academic Records Office.

Diplomas – Commencement participants will receive a diploma cover in the ceremony.  The Academic Records Office will mail 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 – Members of Phi Theta Kappa should contact Becky Dunn at to order regalia.

Photographer - Linn State Technical College 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 - There is no cost for regalia (cap and gown), and the regalia does not have to be returned after the ceremony.  Regalia is picked up at the bookstore. 

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 regarding:

  • Diplomas
  • Graduation eligibility
  • Regalia orders

Bookstore at 573-897-5124 regarding:

  • Announcement orders are now available at the Bookstore.  They are $0.55 each.
  • Regalia pick up