Graduate Services

2016 Commencement Ceremony: 


Friday, May 13, 2016

Gymnasium at Riverland Community College

1900 8th Ave NW, Austin, MN 55912



3 PM Ceremony:

Associate in Arts/Liberal Arts & Science (AA), AA with

Business Concentration, AA with Elementary Education

Concentration, AA with Global Studies Emphasis, AA with

Music Emphasis, AA with Physical Education/Coaching

Concentration, AA with Theatre Emphasis, Art AFA,

Business, Coaching, Computed Tomography, Global

Studies, Health Sciences Broad Field, Human Services,

Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Medical Assistant, Nursing,

Phlebotomy Technician, Practical Nursing, Radiography


7 PM Ceremony:

Accounting, Accounting Clerk, Administrative Assistant,

Advanced Office Specialist, Agribusiness, Agricultural

Sciences, Applied Technology, Automation Technologies,

Auto Service Technology, Biotechnology, Carpentry:

Residential & Commercial, Cisco Network Associate,

Collision Repair Technology, Computer Applications,

Computer Technology, Construction Electrician,

Cosmetology, Criminal Justice - Corrections & Law

Enforcement, Customer Relations, Desktop Publishing,

Diesel Technology, Electrical Maintenance Technician,

Emergency Medical Care Services, Farm Business

Management, Fire Science Technology, Fire Services,

Food Science, Food Science Technology, Fundamentals

of Network Security, Fundamentals of Voice Over IP,

Health Unit Coordinator, Human Resource Development,

Industrial Maintenance & Mechanics, Leadership,

Machine Technologies, Machining, Massage Therapist,

Mechanical and Electrical Technician, Medical

Administrative Assistant, Medical Receptionist, Medical

Secretary, Microsoft Systems Engineer, Network Security,

Non-Structural Technician, Office Specialist, Precision

Agriculture, Production Technologies, Refinishing Technician,

Social Media Marketing, Solar Installer, Structural Frame

Technician, Supervising & Managing, Supervisory Management,

Truck Driving, Web Developer, Web Developer: Game Design,

Web Page Design, Welding, Welding Technologies, Wind Turbine




Apply for Graduation:


All graduates are required to fill out an Application for

Graduation even if you do not plan on participating in

the Commencement Ceremony!


Important deadlines:


Complete the Graduation Express and submit an Application for

Graduation (located at the end of the Graduation Express) &

DARS by Friday, March 11, 2016.



Measure for Cap & Gown at any campus bookstore – Monday,

March 14, 2016 - Tuesday, April 12, 2016.



Graduation Applications submitted after Tuesday, April 12,

2016 will NOT be eligible to participate in the 2016

Commencement Ceremony and will NOT have their names listed

in the 2016 Commencement program.



Students who have not measured for cap & gown by 4:30 PM on

Tuesday, April 12 2016 will NOT be eligible to participate in

the 2016 Commencement Ceremony.
















Contact Information

Amanda Mathews