Graduation Application

The full Commencement Ceremony for graduating students at Otero is held once a year, either the last Saturday in April or the first Saturday in May, depending on how the calendar falls. Make sure you have made arrangements to be a part of this special ceremony that will become a memorable milestone along your path of life-long learning.

Degrees are conferred to students who complete all requirements for graduation at the completion of fall and summer semesters; however, no commencement ceremonies are held at the end of those semesters.  

Procedure for Submitting a Graduation Application Online

  1. If you anticipate completing your degree or certificate in the spring semester, complete and submit the graduation application by January 31, 2024.
  2. Spring graduates are expected to participate in the graduation ceremony.

    Note: Be sure to include your height/weight on the application.

  3. Your student account will be billed accordingly or you may send payment to the cashier at the address listed above.

  4. If you have any questions please call the Registrar at 719-384-6948 or email at

Registrar Contact

Kim Juul

Kim Juul

(719) 384-6948
Student Services Center

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