Soon-to-be graduates, the moment you’ve waited for is practically here. Our 2017 graduation ceremony will be held Thursday, May 18 at 6 p.m. at JQH Arena on the Missouri State University Campus. And whether you’re celebrating your own graduation this year, or that of a fellow student, friend or family member, share your excitement on social media with the hashtag, #OTCgrad. We’ll also have a graduation Snapchat filter at at the event, so be on the lookout for that.
If you are planning to walk in this year’s procession, please report to the main floor of Hammons Student Center no later than 5 p.m. on Thursday, May 18. Leave your personal belongings with friends or family members before entering the center, as you will not be returning to that facility.
Do you have friends or family unable to attend the ceremony? No worries. We will stream the entire event live online. Here’s the link. See our graduation FAQ for more need-to-know information about commencement this year.
As we eagerly await next week’s festivities, let’s take a closer look at the Class of 2017. We asked some of our graduates to fill out a survey, and this is what they had to say…