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Office of the Registrar

Graduation and Commencement


Date: May 8, 2021

Session 1 Start Time: 9 a.m.- see the walking list below for session assignment.

Session 2 Start Time: 2 p.m.- see the walking list below for session assignment.

Location: City of Socorro Sports Complex - Rodeo Arena 

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


2021 Livestream Ceremony information:

AM Session: Click Here

PM Session: Click Here

2021 Digital Program



2021 New Mexico Tech Commencement Program (PDF): TBA

The new electronic Commencement Program will contain the traditional content of a program, such as names, degrees and honors for everyone in the Class of 2021, plus additional materials. The enhanced program will include photos, links to department awards, SGA and GSA awards, and links to all of the virtual posts hosted by the various departments.


E-Program and Website Address

The Commencement Committee will distribute the URLs for the e-ceremony by May 6th, 2021.

Best wishes to the entire Class of 2021 and 2020 and congratulations to you and your families as you persevered and completed your coursework and requirements during this crisis.

Class of 2020: 

We are excited to invite you to participate in this year's in person ceremony.  We look forward to celebrating with you.  Your intent to walk is due no later than April 15th at 5 p.m. 

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Jill Tarter


IMPORTANT INFORMATION for NMT's Graduating class of 2021

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 16th, 2021, by 5 pm the student will not be able to participate in commencement. There will be no exceptions to this. 

IMPORTANT NOTE: Guest registration information is included in the Graduation packets. 2021 Commencement has increased guest seating to 4 guests under the new Turquoise COVID guidelines! Your guests should try to arrive at least 30 minutes prior to the start time.  Please register your guests through the following link https://forms.gle/ u7ZpeCCQ6hLVGhyZ8



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


FINAL Commencment "Walking" List Spring 2021- Final update posted 5-6-21

Commencement Program List Spring 2021- Final update posted 5-6-2021 



Graduation Information for Students

Information for Parents and Guests