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LATI Graduation


2016 Graduation

2016 Graduation Announcement

Attention Class of 2016
If you are eligible to graduate this academic year, you have been given access to a ‘Graduates’ tab in MyPortal. Announcements regarding graduation will be posted here. The Graduation Application will be active April 15 – April 25 and will need to be completed by all eligible graduates, regardless if they plan to attend the ceremony.
Students that will complete all required courses for their program of study by August 31, 2016, are eligible to graduate and attend the ceremony in May.

If you feel you are eligible to graduate and do not have access to the Graduates tab, contact your program advisor immediately.





2015 Graduation

Lake Area Technical Institute’s 48th Annual Spring Graduation was held Friday, May 8, 2015. We were honored to welcome President Barack Obama as our commencement speaker.

Graduation Photos and DVDs

Graduation photos have been uploaded and are FREE OF CHARGE. They are available to download here


In addition, South Dakota Public Broadcasting has produced DVDs of the graduation ceremony, which are available for sale here Optionally, go to or call 800-456-0766. With each DVD sale, SDPBS will be donating $5 to the LATI Foundation


graduation archive videoView the video of the 2015 Graduation: Click Here!

graduation archive videoView a list of the graduates: Click Here!


graduation archive videoTo read President Obama’s LATI Commencement Address: Click Here!