A picture from Graduation

Graduation

Owensboro Community and Technical College celebrates commencement twice a year – May and December.  To participate, you must graduate.  To graduate, you must apply! 

When do I apply for graduation?

Near the beginning of the semester in which you plan to graduate.  These dates are published on our schedule of classes web site each semester.

How do I apply for graduation?

  1. Complete the necessary program requirements and fill out an Academic Plan (approved course of study) with your advisor. 
  2. Contact your advisor and update your academic plan.  The academic plan will need to be dated within specific timeframes for each semester of graduation:
    Spring Graduation – Must be dated after October 1st
    Summer Graduation – Must be dated after March 1st
    Fall Graduation – Must be dated after April 1st
  3. Submit your updated Academic Plan to the Student Records Office, allowing twenty minutes to fill out the required paper work.

OCTC Student Records
Campus Center, Lower Level
8:00 AM-5:30 PM Mon.-Thurs.
8:00 AM-4:30 PM Fri.