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 First Baptist Church of Ocala | 7:00 p.m.
  • Location: Marion Technical Institute, 1614 E Fort King Street, FL 34471

Students interested in participating must notify their program instructor by May 1st for the Spring ceremony.

ELIGIBILITY

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 for TABE, if applicable.
  4. Completion of the required clock hours, if applicable.

CAP & GOWN

Winter Commencement:
The traditional cap, gown, and tassel regalia can be ordered and purchased online through the Herff-Jones website by October 25th. Any orders placed after that will be subject to a late fee charge.

Delivery of all regalia will be delivered to Student Services by early December. Dates will be forwarded to your instructor once they have been scheduled. Pick-up of graduation regalia for students will be made available between the hours of: Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Friday from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

October 25th– Cap & gown orders need to be placed by this date to avoid a $10 late fee.

  • To order your cap and gown:
    Log on to www.herffjones.com
    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.