Graduation and Certificate Completion

Graduation, including certificate completion, is an educational milestone for students, recognizing and celebrating years of hard work.

The commencement ceremony, for degree and diploma candidates, is held on the WCTC campus in the Service Building. Detailed information is sent to students April 1 (spring graduation) and November 1 (winter graduation). The commencement program booklet goes to print on April 14 (spring) and November 1 (fall); students who have applied at that time are included in the booklet.

Graduation – AAS or Technical Diploma

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Apply for Graduation

  • Log in to My Account (OIS)
  • Choose the first link, "Admissions, Registration"
  • Choose "Student Records"
  • Choose "Apply for Graduation or Certificate Completion"

Certificate Completion

Declare your Certificate

  • You may have already completed this step. No need to declare again! Just apply for completion.
  • Log on to the portal, choose “Class Information”, then the “Declare a Certificate” tab.
  • Wait 1-2 business days for processing. You will receive an email to confirm that you may now apply for completion (graduation)

Apply for Certificate Completion

  • Log in to My Account (OIS)
  • Choose the first link, "Admissions, Registration"
  • Choose "Student Records"
  • Choose "Apply for Graduation or Certificate Completion"

Graduation or Completion from a Prior Term

  • Email us. Include your name at the time of attendance and date of birth.
  • We’ll respond within 24 business hours.

Order a Diploma or Certificate

  • Contact Registration (262.691.5578 – choose option 1).
  • We will take your order over the phone. Have your credit card ready.
  • Diploma cost - $20
  • Certificate cost - $12
  • We use a third party vendor; shipping times vary

Commencement

  • Spring commencement is held in May
  • Fall commencement is held in December
  • For those participating in the ceremony: the cost of the cap, gown and diploma is $38.
  • Information on graduation fees will be sent to students via their WCTC email account. Fees are due three-four weeks prior to commencement. Please note: Effective Jan. 2, 2013, advanced technical certificate (ATC) and certificate-only students will not attend commencement.
  • The commencement ceremony, for degree and diploma candidates, is held on the WCTC campus in the Service Building. Detailed information is sent to students April 1 (spring graduation) and November 1 (winter graduation). The commencement program booklet goes to print on April 15 (spring) and November 1 (fall); students who have applied at that time are included in the booklet.

    Check the College Calendar for specific dates.