Date: Saturday, May 13, 2017
Location: Chaifetz Arena at St. Louis University
Parking: $6 per vehicle
Graduation Day Information
Graduates Arrive: 9:00 to 9:30 a.m.
Line-up Begins: 9:30 a.m.
Procession Begins: 10:30 a.m.
» Meet in the practice gym, and find your department sign.
» Marshals will lead you to your assigned rows in the auditorium.
» At the appropriate time during the ceremony, you will be directed across the stage to receive your diploma folder.
» Official diplomas will be mailed within 6-8 weeks after the ceremony.
Cap and Gowns
There is no charge for caps and gowns.
Cap and gown orders must be made online at Inside Ranken, or go to www.jostens.com, and under “Get started now,” enter “Ranken Technical College.”
ORDERS MUST BE PLACED NO LATER THAN MARCH 1, 2017; JOSTENS ONLINE ORDERS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED AFTER THIS DATE.
Gowns will be available for pickup at Ranken after April 5, 2017.
Announcement order forms can be obtained from Jostens online at www.jostens.com or by calling (800) 854-7464 ext. 17121.
THERE IS NO LIMIT TO THE NUMBER OF GUESTS YOU CAN INVITE. TICKETS ARE NOT REQUIRED.
Graduates with Honors
Graduates who have earned Latin Honors will receive a special colored cord with their cap and gown. For questions about cords, contact Janie Summers at (314) 286-3665.
To be eligible for Latin Honors at graduation, your grade will be calculated as of the 40th day of the final semester. Phi-Theta Kappa stoles are ordered through Jean Endres (314) 286-4864.
Appropriate dress is required.
Men: Dress shirt and tie, dress slacks and dress shoes. No earrings.
Women: Appropriate dress or pants suit.
PLEASE ENSURE THAT YOUR GOWN HAS BEEN PRESSED.
DO NOT FORGET YOUR CAP AND TASSEL.
GradImages will take individual photos of graduates in three poses: Prior to going on stage, shaking hands with the President and leaving the stage by the American flag. Proofs will be emailed or mailed to you within a week, and you may order photos at that time. If you do not receive proofs within a couple of weeks, call (800) 261-2576.