Watertown Commencement

You did it! Commencement is an exciting time on every college campus. Our graduation ceremony in the Holy Name Catholic Church is always a soulful blend of long-standing traditions, emotional goodbyes and reflections on adventures that lie ahead. Here are some things you should know about the big day. Graduation will be on Saturday, May 7, 2016, with Commencement starting at 11 a.m. 

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 Carole.Lantgen@mtmc.edu by April 1, 2014. If you need another form, contact Carole or Kris at (605) 886-6777.

On your graduation day gather in Angelus Center by 10:20 a.m.

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

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

No admission tickets are required and there’s no limit to the number of friends and family you may invite. The ceremony will last about an hour.

Commencement will be held at:

Holy Name Catholic Church
1009 Skyline Drive
Watertown, SD 57201 

Driving and Directions

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

Guests may also take photographs during the ceremony, but must remain outside of 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 serve basis. Ushers will be available to help.