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

GGC Summer Graduate Checklist (PDF option)

Graduate Checklist

Spring Graduate Diplomas Available June 18

Building D (One Stop Admissions Building)

Learn requirements and options to get 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.

Graduate RSVP: Now – July 15

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

Explore information for guests.

Graduation 411: June 26, 2 p.m.

Student Center, LVIS

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

  • Tuesday, June 26, 2 p.m.
  • Wednesday, June 27, 5 p.m.

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

Graduation 411: June 27, 5 p.m.

Student Center, LVIS

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

  • Tuesday, June 26, 2 p.m.
  • Wednesday, June 27, 5 p.m.

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

Announcement Orders: Now – Aug. 1

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: July 13, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Student Center, Room 3116

Caps and gowns will be provided.

Cap and Gown Pickup: Begins July 16

Senior Sendoff: July 17, 1 – 3 p.m.

Student Center, LVIS

GGC celebrates the senior graduating class.

  • Cap and gown distribution
  • Cap decorating
  • Grad thank you photos taken for display around campus and at Commencement
  • Senior giving
  • Music
  • Refreshments and more
Learn more about the Alumni Association.

Rehearsal: Aug. 1, 2:30 p.m.

Student Center, LVIS

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: Aug. 2, 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. 

Summer Graduate Diplomas Available Aug. 31

Building D (Admissions Building), One Stop Shop

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.