Graduation & Commencement 2023

Northwest Technical College will honor our college graduates during an in-person Commencement ceremony on May 5th, 2023.

No tickets are required for the student or their guests. The ceremony will last about an hour and will be live-streamed.

Download the Commencement Booklet.


Planning for Commencement

      • Application for GraduationAll students must submit an application for graduation prior to March 10, 2023, to be included in the commencement booklet. Students who submitted applications for graduation after March 10, 2023 will still have their application evaluated and credentials posted upon completion of credential requirements. The application for graduation may also be found here.
      • Cap and Gown Information – Students may purchase a cap, gown and tassel from the Bookstore. Student Senate has agreed to pay for half of your cap/gown/tassel package.
      • Commencement Booklet Information – The NTC Commencement Booklet contains graduate’s names as they will appear in the commencement booklet by degree and program.  Please review to verify that your name and information are correct. If you have questions, please e-mail:
      • Graduating with Honors – For the purposed of commencement, the cumulative GPA after the fall semester is used to determine honors. Official academic honors (3.5 or higher GPA) will be determined at the time of graduation after all grades have been entered. Honors graduates are distinguished at commencement ceremonies by the wearing of an honors medallion. If you have questions, please e-mail: