Graduation Day


Graduation Day

DCTC will hold this year's commencement ceremony at Grace Church in Eden Prairie, Minn. This annual event honors those students who have completed their program of study and are ready to begin a new career or continue their education.

Graduation Newsletter

  View Graduation 2015 Newsletter

Apply for Graduation

Congratulations on going the distance and becoming a college graduate. Complete the Online Graduation Application to make sure all your academic requirements have been met.

Grad Fair

Tuesday, March 3, 2015 | Central Commons | 3:30 - 5:30 p.m.
Wednesday, March 4, 2015 | Central Commons | 11 - 2 p.m.

Attend the Grad Fair for all your graduation needs. Pick up applications for graduation, ceremony photography information, maps and directions, Phi Theta Kappa regalia, graduation gifts and accessories and job placement information.

Invite Your Family and Friends

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Center for Experiential Learning

The Center for Experiential Learning works with you in partnership with your faculty by providing opportunities for you to apply classroom learning to real world settings. Our core areas of service are Career Services and Community Based Learning.

Employment Programming

The employment workshops listed below are offered by the The Center for Experiential Learning to help prepare for your job search. For more information about these workshops, contact or 651-423-8674.

Resume Workshop ⎪ February 24, 2015 ⎪ 11 a.m. -12 p.m. ⎪ Dakota Room B

Get employers' attention by highlighting the experiences and knowledge you bring to the table. Learn how to effectively capture your education and work experiences and communicate your qualifications.

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LinkedIn Workshop ⎪ March 24, 2015 ⎪ 11:30-1 ⎪ Dakota Room B

Learn how to develop your online profile and get noticed. According to career strategists more and more human resource personnel are using LinkedIn to recruit and screen job candidates. Free head shots for LinkedIn profiles will be taken.

The Soft Skills You Need To Succeed ⎪ April 9, 2015 ⎪ 12 - 1 p.m. ⎪ Dakota Room

A study released by the Association of American Colleges and Universities reported that 93% of employers value the soft-skills of potential employees over their undergraduate majors – and another survey showed that 40% of employers think that high school graduates LACK these soft-skills. But what ARE soft-skills – and how can you attain them? Come to this session to learn about the soft-skills employers look for – and ideas for how you can master them!

Business Etiquette Luncheon ⎪ April 22, 2015 ⎪ 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. ⎪ Dakota Room

Whether you are new to the work world or looking to be promoted, a proper understanding of business etiquette can move you up the ladder. One of the important skills you should master is the ability to act appropriately in a business lunch setting. A business lunch refers to any lunch you have with a boss, client or coworker. Etiquette Consultants Sally Berkholder and Julie Walsh will cover the basics of proper business lunch etiquette.

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  View Etiquette Handout

Interview Workshop ⎪ April 23, 2015 ⎪ 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. ⎪ Dakota Room

Lack of preparation is the number one reason people are nervous in interviews. Learn the steps it takes to be prepared to meet the employer's expectations and get a job offer.

College Central Network

Go to to setup your account and get access to:

  • Jobs – full time and part time
  • Internships
  • Volunteer opportunities
  • Handouts, webinars and podcasts on a variety of job search topics
  • Resume builder with online resume critique services

Welcome New Alumni!

Now that you've graduated, you're ready to join the DCTC Alumni Association. Start staying in touch today.