Spring 2019 - Spring and Summer 2019 graduates will participate in this ceremony.

Friday, May 3 at 5 p.m.
Sioux Falls Arena
1201 West Ave. North, Sioux Falls SD

Tickets: No tickets are required.
Ample parking is available at the Arena.

Timeline for Students:

11 a.m.: Commencement Ceremony Rehearsal at the Sioux Falls Arena.
11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.: Cap & Gown pick-up at the Sioux Falls Arena (immediately following Rehearsal)
1:30-2:30 p.m.: Campus Reception – Please join us at the Hub building for refreshments. Guests of graduates are welcome.
4:15 p.m.: Line-up with your program area at the Sioux Falls Arena.
5 p.m.: Commencement Ceremony begins.
6:15 p.m. (approx.): Commencement Ceremony concludes.

Graduation Requirements

All students enrolled in Associate’s Degree or Vocational diploma programs must maintain an overall “C” average (2.0 grade point) or better for all courses required of the program as well as for the major program courses as indicated on the curriculum sheet. Grades of I, F, W or auditing of a course will not count toward satisfactory completion of graduation requirements.

Students must complete the general education core curriculum as defined by their program of study in order to meet graduation requirements.

Students must complete at least 25 percent of the coursework at Southeast Tech, including 25 percent of the coursework in the major area of specialization. Advanced standing does not count as work completed at Southeast Tech.

Students must fulfill all financial obligations to Southeast Tech. Diplomas and transcripts will be held until financial obligations are fulfilled.

Graduation ceremonies are held in May and December of each year. Students are encouraged to attend graduation. Honor cords are given to all graduates whose grade point average is 3.5 or greater.

To apply for graduation, students must complete the form on STInet by November 1 for December completion and March 15 for May or July completion. Students completing in the summer term are welcome to participate in the May graduation ceremony.