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Office of the Registrar

Graduation and Commencement


Date: May 13, 2023

Start Time: 9 a.m.

Location: City of Socorro Sports Complex - Rodeo Arena 

1 Rodeo Dr. Socorro, NM 87801    Click here for directions!


2023 Livestream Ceremony information:




2023 New Mexico Tech Commencement Program (PDF)

The new electronic Commencement Program contains the traditional content of a program, such as names, degrees and honors for everyone in the Class of 2023, plus additional materials. The enhanced program includes photos, links to department awards, SGA and GSA awards, and links to all of the virtual posts hosted by the various departments.

Click here to view the 2023 Commencement Program 

E-Program and Website Address

The Commencement Committee will distribute the URLs for the e-ceremony by May 11th, 2023.

Best wishes to the entire Class of 2023 and congratulations to you and your families as you persevered and completed your coursework and requirements during this crisis.

Keynote Speaker: Xochitil Torres Small-Under Secretary for Rural Development 


IMPORTANT INFORMATION for NMT's Graduating class of 2023

NMT is preparing for an in-person ceremony, however, due to the ever-changing COVID-19 restrictions,  please keep an eye on this page for the most up-to-date information. 


IMPORTANT NOTE: Students who indicated that they did not wish their name to be disclosed in commencement materials are not able to participate in Commencement. 

IMPORTANT NOTE: If we do not receive a student's Intent to Graduate or Intent to Walk Form by April 12th, 2023, by 5 pm or the student will not be able to participate in commencement. There will be no exceptions to this. 

IMPORTANT NOTE: Graduation Fee's are required of all students even those not participating in Commencement, Commencement participation is no cost. The graduation payment must be completed and submitted with an Intent to Walk or Not Walk form. Intent to Walk forms are required for all students.  Graduation payments completed without the submission of the Intent to Walk form does not warrant participation in Commencement.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Please click here to register your guests. We do not limit the number of guests. 


Updates: See top of page for updated ceremony date and time.

                 See lists below for "walking list" & "Program listing": Lists posted 4-27-23




Graduation Information for Students

Information for Parents and Guests