Graduation and Commencement Expo

Graduation & Commencement Expo is this weekend (2/23/19) from 9am-1:30pm in New Main Great Hall.

This event will connect you with Alumni Relations, Career Services, and Veterans Services. You will be able take photos, order invitations, and purchase your regalia. If you have commencement questions, this is a great opportunity to have them answered (e.g. what ceremony you participate in, what time does it begin, etc.).

If you plan on participating in the commencement ceremony, you’ll need to complete the commencement survey in D2L by 11:59 p.m. on February 24, 2019. Once you complete the survey your ceremony tickets will be mailed to you. Computers will be available for you to fill out the survey to state your intention to participate in the ceremony on April 27, 2019.

If you cannot attend the Grad Expo, you can access important information (including regalia orders) on the Grad Expo webpage. Additionally, you will have until April 5, 2019 to communicate your intention to participate in commencement and pick up your tickets at Gateway Student Services.

For more information visit the Graduation webpage.

For other commencement questions please contact Student Life.

Career Center Offers a New Class

The Career Center’s new class, “METR 110: Reinventing Your Career,” is a collaboration with 3M.  In this class, you will learn about 3M organizational culture and hiring practices. 3M professionals will describe what it’s like to work at the company and what they look for in candidates. You also will prepare for mock interviews with 3M staff.

If you’re looking to better understand how to apply for a job and improve your interview skills, this is the class for you!

This two credit, seven week class starts September 27. See the flyer below for more information.

Metropolitan State Academic Achievement Scholarship

We are pleased to announce that the application materials for the Metropolitan State Academic Achievement Scholarship are now available!

All currently “active” Metropolitan State University students have received an email notification tpointing-manhat the scholarship application has been posted and is available on the Financial Aid Scholarship web page. Applicants must submit the online application form as well as request two references from an academic advisor, Student Affairs staff, or instructor. Applications and reference referrals are due by noon on Friday, April 13, 2018. References are due by noon on Tuesday, April 17, 2018.

Ten Days to the Super Bowl Parking at MCTC

Parking rates will change at the Minneapolis campus if you are using the MCTC parking ramp. Starting January 26th through February 4th, parking fees at the MCTC ramp will change from $5.00 to $20.00 per day. You may pay with cash or credit card. On February 5th the rates will return to $5.00 per day. If you are a current student, show the attendant your student ID card to get the $5.00 rate. If you are a newly admitted student and do not yet have a student ID card, you will need to pay the $20.00 parking fee.

2018 Veterans Higher Education Symposium

Metropolitan State University will be hosting the 2018 Veterans Higher Education Symposium on Thursday, April 8th. Representatives from Student Veterans of America, Vocational Rehabilitation, MDVA, Army National Guard, Beyond the Yellow Ribbon, and VA Health Care will provide helpful information about how you can bring their services and programs,

Additional information and the RSVP can be found here.