2022 Virtual Graduation Update

The current plan is to have a traditional graduation, but the format for the 2022 graduation could change dependent upon the pandemic and venues offering outside events. In the event Ranken has a virtual graduation, details will be posted here. You may contact Career Services for graduation information.

Link to the 2022 Graduation information page.



2021 Virtual Graduation

Congratulations to Ranken’s 2021 graduates! This is only the beginning of your success!

Ranken’s virtual graduation ceremony will only feature the students who wish to take part in the stream. Unfortunately, due to COVID-19, there will be no guests invited to attend in person. Anyone can watch the live streams or replay videos at the links below. The stream will include a welcome message and the opening statement by the President of Ranken Technical College, the student’s name being announced, the student walking up and receiving a diploma cover and their photo taken. Photos are available at the links below.

When and Where?

  • 11:00am, Wednesday, May 5, 2021 – Ranken – West (Wentzville) – Large banquet room in the Carpenter’s Hall.
  • 1:30 pm, Thursday, May 6, 2021 – Ranken – St. Louis – Staley Auditorium in the Mary Ann Lee Technology Center.


Career Services – Ranken Technical College

ATTENTION! Students who wish to participate must contact Janie Summers no later than Thursday, April 29, 2021, to be included in the virtual graduation ceremony. She can be reached at 314-286-3665, or [email protected].

Attire: Although students must continue to adhere to COVID-19 protocols, they are encouraged to wear their cap and gown, if they purchased them, or their Ranken uniform.

Note: Diplomas will be mailed within six weeks after the term concludes to students who have satisfied all graduation requirements. Notify the Registrar’s Office of any address change.

Photo Links

You will be able to download photos, create albums, make flipbooks, and get prints.


YouTube Video Clip Links

These videos will permanently be available in Ranken’s YouTube account approximately 1 hour after each once live stream has ended.


YouTube Live Stream

The live streams will only be available only during the actual live stream. The video will start below once the live stream goes live. You may need to refresh your browser. You can also watch the live stream directly on Ranken’s YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/rankentech/videos

  • 11:00am, Wednesday, May 5, 2021 – Ranken – West (Wentzville)
  • 1:30 pm, Thursday, May 6, 2021 – Ranken – St. Louis

Watch our past live streams and many more Ranken videos on YouTube: Ranken Technical College – YouTube