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 2016 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.

Invite Your Family and Friends

  Download and share this invitation with your family and friends.

Employment Programming

The employment workshops listed below are offered by Career Services and Student Life to help prepare for your job search.

Resume Workshop ⎪ Dec. 8, 2015 & Mar. 24, 2016 ⎪ 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 ⎪ Feb. 23, 2016 ⎪ 11 A.M. - 12 P.M. ⎪ 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 ⎪ Dec. 2, 2015 & Apr. 6, 2016 ⎪ 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 ⎪ Apr. 13, 2016 ⎪ 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.

  View Etiquette Handout

Interview Workshop ⎪ Apr. 26, 2016 ⎪ 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. ⎪ Dakota Room B

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.