Watertown Commencement

You did it! Commencement is an exciting time on every college campus. Our graduation ceremony at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church is always a soulful blend of long-standing traditions, emotional goodbyes, and reflections on the adventures that lie ahead. Here are some things you should know about the big day. 

MMC-Watertown will hold its commencement activities on


COMMENCEMENT: 11:00 A.M. -  Immaculate Conception Parish

We hope you participate in commencement as a way of sharing this accomplishment with your classmates and families. Here are some things to keep in mind.

Graduates will receive a form in the mail regarding cap and gown sizes and invitations. Please return the form to heidi.schooley@mtmc.edu by March 27, 2018. If you need another form, contact Heidi at (605) 886-6777.

Line up
Commencement: Gather in the Angelus Center at Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church by 10:15 a.m.

We use all of your college work (including transfer work) to determine your graduation honors. Honors announced at graduation are based on the previous term's standing and can change depending on final degree verification. We’ll mail diplomas to students who have successfully completed all coursework and met all financial obligations. 

All the important people in your life deserve to join in the celebration of your accomplishment, so there’s no limit to the number of guests you can invite to the ceremony and no admission tickets are required. The ceremony will last about an hour.

Commencement will be held at

Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church
1009 Skyline Dr.
Watertown, SD 57201 

Visit the Watertown Convention & Visitors Bureau for information on lodging, dining, and other accommodations.

Guests may take photographs during the ceremony but must remain outside the candidate seating area. There will be time for personal photographs on the stage after the ceremony. 

Seating is available for people with disabilities on a first-come, first-served basis. Ushers will be available to help.