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

GGC Graduate Checklist (PDF option)

Graduate Checklist

Summer Graduate Diplomas Available Sept. 1

Building D (Admissions Building)

Learn more about getting your diploma.

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.

Graduate RSVP: Now – Nov. 22

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

Explore information for guests.

Graduation 411: Sept. 19, 2:30 p.m.

Student Center, LVIS

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

  • Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Sept. 20, 6:30 p.m.
  • Friday, Sept. 22, 10 a.m.

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

Graduation 411: Sept. 20, 6:30 p.m.

Student Center, LVIS

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

  • Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Sept. 20, 6:30 p.m.
  • Friday, Sept. 22, 10 a.m.

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

Graduation 411: Sept. 22, 10 a.m.

Student Center, LVIS

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

  • Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Sept. 20, 6:30 p.m.
  • Friday, Sept. 22, 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 – Oct. 20

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

Announcement Orders: Now – Nov. 10

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

Announcement online ordering

Lifetouch Cap and Gown Portraits: Oct. 2, 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Student Center, third-floor lounge

Caps and gowns will be provided.

Cap and Gown Pickup: Begins Nov. 27

Senior Sendoff: Nov. 30, 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Library: Heritage Lecture Room

GGC celebrates the senior graduating class with a sendoff and an opportunity to decorate graduation caps.

Rehearsal: Dec. 13, 2:30 p.m.

Infinite Energy Center Arena

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: Dec. 14, 8 a.m.

Infinite Energy Center Arena

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

Register with the GGC Alumni Association

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.

Fall Graduate Diplomas Available Jan. 19

Building D (Admissions Building)

Learn more about getting your diploma.