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2024 Commencement (Saturday, May 11, 2024)

Previous year commencement photos can be found here or by clicking the link of the sidebar.

Location: State Tech Activity Center
Please click here to view the campus map.

For more Graduation specific information including, requirements, application, diplomas, etc., visit the Records Office and Registrar’s page.

Contact us:
Katy Minnix
Executive Assistant to the President
One Technology Drive
Linn, MO 65051
Email: katy.minnix@statetechmo.edu
Phone: 573-897-5120

Program Times

9:00 a.m.

12:00 p.m.

3:00 p.m.


*Program times will be posted by mid-February.

General Information

'Day Of' Instructions

  • Graduates should arrive no earlier than 1 hour and no later than 15 minutes prior to your scheduled graduation time (See above).
  • Graduates are asked to limit the number of vehicles per graduate.
  • Once students arrive, they will need to go straight into the front entrance of the Osage County Community Center (Building 12 on the campus map) . Further directions will be given to students once they enter the building.
  • Family and friends need to walk to the Activity Center (Building 11 on the campus map).

Cap and Gowns

Those planning to walk at graduation will submit their size information in the graduation application.

Details regarding cap & gown distribution will be shared later in the Spring semester.


The State Tech Marketing team will be taking pictures all day. Students will be getting their picture taken before the ceremony and when they receive their diploma as they cross the stage. Pictures will be sent out to students after Graduation, and will be our gift to you.

Live Streaming Options

The State Tech Graduation ceremonies will be streamed on multiple platforms such as Facebook, Twitch, and YouTube. Follow us on these platforms to view the live stream.


The State Tech Bookstore will be open on Graduation day from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m.! The Bookstore will be located in the Activity Center Game Room. Online ordering is also always available.  Click here to visit the Bookstore online. Congratulations from the State Tech Bookstore. We are proud of you! 


Restrooms will be available in the Osage County Community Center and the Activity Center.

ADA Accommodations for Students

Students that need any ADA accommodations at Graduation, should contact Katy Minnix at katy.minnix@statetechmo.edu or (573)897-5120. 

President of Sellenriek Construction, Inc.

2023 Guest Speaker

Steve Sellenriek

Steve Sellenriek graduated from State Technical College of Missouri (formerly known as Linn Tech) in 1997 with a certificate in Heavy Equipment Technology. He went to work at Sellenriek Construction working in all aspects of the Broadband business from laborer, operator, shop technician, splicer, foreman, supervisor, and now President. Sellenriek Construction had 25 employees when he went to work doing telecom work. Sellenriek Construction grew doing broadband construction including other services such as: utility locating, broadband engineering, GIS mapping, civil utility boring, and electrical distribution work. With all the growth, two other companies were founded as UtiliSource and Sellenriek Energy with over 300 combined employees. Sellenriek serves on several industry boards, which are the Power and Communication Contractor Association, Associated General Contractors of Missouri, and the Common Ground Alliance. In 2018, he was appointed by the Governor to serve on the State Tech Board of Regents. He currently serves as the vice president of the board. He also enjoys serving on the Jonesburg High Hill Fire Protection District, the Jonesburg Lions Club, Montgomery City Freemasons, and the Mid-Mo Shriners. Outside of work and other commitments, you will likely find Sellenriek going to car shows with his classics, the Lake of the Ozarks, and spending time with his family especially his nieces and nephews.

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