Montana Tech's Spring 2024 Commencement will be held on Saturday, May 4, 2024 in the HPER Complex. Please see below for the specific times of your ceremony:

Highlands College and College of Letters, Sciences, & Professional Studies (CLSPS)
Saturday, May 4, 2024
10:00 a.m.
HPER Complex

Lance College of Mines & Engineering and Graduate School
Saturday, May 4, 2024
1:00 p.m.
HPER Complex

Please check back frequently for additional updates.

Chancellor's Reception for Graduates

A reception for all graduates and their families will take place on Friday, May 3, 2024 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm in the Student Success Center. The reception hosted by Chancellor Les Cook will include appetizers, music, and a cash bar.

Spring 2024 Commencement Program

To view the Spring 2024 commencement program, please click HERE.

Live Stream

A live stream of the ceremony will be available for guests who cannot attend. The link to the live stream will be available here prior to the ceremony.  


All graduates are required to wear a cap and gown to the ceremony. Regalia can be purchased at our Campus Store. Please contact or call 406-496-4190 if you have questions.


Rehearsal for the ceremony will be held on Friday, May 3 at 3:00 in the HPER Complex. We will discuss how your ceremony will proceed and answer any questions regarding graduation.

Honor Cords

Honor cords will be available for undergraduates during finals week in Enrollment Services (SSC 3.126) as well as at check-in the day of the ceremony. Please check the catalog for the requirements for honors/high honors. Master/PhD hoods will be given to graduates during the ceremony.  

Important Information

  • Graduates and guests must follow all staff instructions during the event.
  • Guests must remain in the audience for the duration of the ceremony.
  • If you or a guest have any A.D.A. needs, please contact

Assistance for Individuals with Disabilities

If you or a family member requires any special assistance at the ceremony due to a disability or mobility challenges, please email There will be a designated drop-off and parking location for guests with disabilities. 

Photo Opportunities

A professional photographer with GradImages will take pictures of each graduates as they cross the stage. Graduates will be emailed a link where the pictures are posted after the ceremony.


Diplomas will be mailed to the diploma address provided on students' graduation applications for those students who will be completing degree requirements in May. If your address changes before diplomas are mailed, please email with the updated address. 


If you have a hold on your account, you will be allowed to participate in the commencement ceremony.  However, you will not receive your plaque, diploma, or transcript until you have taken care of all of your holds.  Please check your MyMtech account to see if you have any holds.


All graduates (except those with holds) will receive a plaque with a copper replica of their diploma as a gift from Montana Tech. These will be mailed with the diploma after the final graduation check-out is complete.


Please note that if you completed a Request to Restrict Release of Directory Information during your time at Montana Tech, your name will not appear on the graduation list, in the commencement brochure, or in the newspaper article about graduation.  Also, we recommend that you have this confidentiality flag removed from your account before you graduate. If a potential employer were to call Montana Tech to verify that you’ve earned a degree from Montana Tech, we cannot release that information if you have a confidentiality flag on your account.  If you wish to remove this flag, please complete the Authorization to Release Directory Information form and turn it in at the Enrollment Services Office in SSC 3.126.

Graduate Survey

Montana Tech is extremely excited to participate in The Outcomes Survey, the industry standard for reporting student’s outcomes after graduation. Your response is critical for federal reporting requirements, academic and career advising, student recruitment, peer-school comparison, and other institutional reporting needs. Help us keep Montana Tech’s outcome numbers strong and accurate!

Emails prompting you to complete and update the survey will be sent one month before graduation, at three months, six months, and again one-year after graduation. Your DR 2.0 account is available as an alumnus, as well. If you have any questions or need assistance, now or in the future, please contact Career Services at or 406-496-4140.