Welcome to Commencement!

The 2021 Commencement ceremonies are scheduled for Wednesday, May 19, 2021, at JQH Arena on the Missouri State University campus.

There are two ceremonies in 2021 — 3 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. All degree and certificate programs are assigned to a designated ceremony, and graduates will walk in the ceremony assigned to their program of study. Click the Ceremony Schedule below to find out when your ceremony will be held.

Graduates from the following semesters are invited to participate: Summer 2020, Fall 2020, Spring 2021, and Summer 2021.

Ozarks Technical Community College will follow all local public health guidance to ensure the health and safety of our community when planning the celebration for the Class of 2021. Note that due to required social distancing, each graduate is allowed a maximum of six guests.

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2020 Graduates: You're Invited to the 2021 Ceremony

If you graduated from OTC in summer 2019, fall 2019 or spring 2020, and would have attended the spring 2020 commencement ceremony, you are welcome to attend in 2021. All 2020 graduates who intend to participate in the 2021 commencement ceremony must RSVP. By telling the college that you intend to take part in graduation, it ensures that we can accommodate all students who would like to attend.

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