Marion Technical College holds two commencement ceremonies each year honoring all graduates earning Florida High School Diplomas (GED) and Career Certification Program Certificates. The date for the Winter 2019 commencement ceremony is:

  • December 12, 2019, at MTI Campus | 7:00 p.m.
  • Location: Marion Technical Institute, 1614 E Fort King Street, FL 34471


Career and Technical Education students are eligible for graduation once the following criteria are met:

  1. Completion of all Occupational Completion Points and/or courses.
  2. Completion of all competencies as stated in the Master Plan of Instruction.
  3. Completion of state-mandated exit requirements.
  4. Completion of the required clock hours, if applicable.


Winter Commencement:
The traditional cap, gown, and tassel regalia can be ordered and purchased online through the Herff-Jones website.

Delivery of all regalia will be delivered to Student Services.

  • To order your cap and gown:
    Log on to
    In the black search box near the bottom of the page, type Marion Technical College Ocala
    Click on blue bar- shop Grad Products
    Below the cap and gown image click Cap & Gown Package A
    Click on Add to Cart
    Click on Cart
    Click on Checkout
    Enter all your information then click on Continue to Shipping & Billing Information
    Enter billing information and click on Place Order

All orders will be sent to Marion Technical College/ Student Services and available for pick up on Dec 3rd.

November 22nd – Deadline to turn in application to participate in graduation ceremony (click here)
*For those who pass their GED after November 22nd, please see Student Services.

December 3rd– Cap & Gowns will be delivered to Student Services and available for pickup (Between 10:00am-6:00pm)

Thursday, December 12th, 2019- Graduation Ceremony
9:00 a.m. – Graduation Rehearsal (required)
6:00 p.m. – Line up for processional and graduate pictures
7:00 p.m. – Graduation ceremony begins
If you have questions, please call Student Services at (352) 671-4134.