From beginning to end, here's what to expect and how to plan for your graduation.

GGC Graduate Checklist (PDF option)

Graduate Checklist

Fall Graduate Diplomas Available Jan. 19

Building D (Admissions Building)

Learn more about getting your diploma.

Graduation 411: Feb. 20, 2 p.m.

Student Center, LVIS

Graduation 411 offers detailed information for graduates. Attendance is mandatory. Pick one from three dates:

  • Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Feb. 21, 6:30 p.m.
  • Friday, Feb. 23, 10 a.m.

If you have questions or need more information contact the Office of the Registrar at 678.407.5700.

Graduation 411: Feb. 21, 6:30 p.m.

Student Center, LVIS

Graduation 411 offers detailed information for graduates. Attendance is mandatory. Pick one from three dates:

  • Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Feb. 21, 6:30 p.m.
  • Friday, Feb. 23, 10 a.m.

If you have questions or need more information contact the Office of the Registrar at 678.407.5700.

Graduation 411: Feb. 23, 10 a.m.

Student Center, LVIS

Graduation 411 offers detailed information for graduates. Attendance is mandatory. Pick one from three dates:

  • Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Feb. 21, 6:30 p.m.
  • Friday, Feb. 23, 10 a.m.

If you have questions or need more information contact the Office of the Registrar at 678.407.5700.

Cap and Gown Orders: Now – March 16

Ordering caps and gowns is easy through your custom graduation website. Other graduate items and gifts are also available to purchase.

Cap and gown online ordering

Fall Graduation Application Deadline: April 1

Apply for graduation up to two years prior to your anticipated graduation date. Work with your mentor and Office of the Registrar to audit your program courses and stay on track to graduate.

Learn more and apply for graduation.

Lifetouch Cap and Gown Portraits: April 3, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Student Center, third-floor lounge

Caps and gowns will be provided.

Announcement Orders: Now – April 6

Ordering announcements is easy through your custom graduation website. Other graduate items and gifts are also available to purchase.

Announcement online ordering

Cap and Gown Pickup: Begins April 23

Graduate RSVP: Now – April 25

Each graduate must RSVP to ensure proper preparations are made for guests.

Explore information for guests.

Rehearsal: May 16, 2:30 p.m.

GGC Lawn

Attendance at the graduation rehearsal is mandatory. If you have questions or need more information contact the Office of the Registrar at 678.407.5700. 

Graduate Check-in: May 17, 7 a.m.

GGC Student Center, LVIS

If you have questions or need more information contact the Office of the Registrar at 678.407.5700. 

Spring Graduate Diplomas Available June 18

Building D (Admissions Building), One Stop Shop

Learn more about getting your diploma.

GGC Alumni Association invites you to register

Stay connected, view events and consider a graduation gift that gives back and supports GGC's innovative model: individual attention, access to four-year degrees for more people and affordable tuition.

Learn more about Alumni Association benefits.

Spring Ceremony Photos and Videos

Re-experience the excitement, and share ceremony photos and videos with friends and family (available 1-7 days after the ceremony concludes).

Access past ceremonies to browse photos and recordings.

Browse and purchase photos from Lifetouch before the deadline.

Spring Graduation Application Deadline: Oct. 1

Apply for graduation up to two years prior to your anticipated graduation date. Work with your mentor and Office of the Registrar to audit your program courses and stay on track to graduate.

Learn more and apply for graduation.