GGC works to maintain an environment that is safe and enjoyable for all commencement participants and guests.

Commencement Prohibited Items

  • Weapons of any kind
  • Explosives or fireworks
  • Alcohol of any kind
  • Bags, backpacks, briefcases, containers, coolers or purses larger than 14-inches by 14-inches by 6-inches
  • Electronic devices larger than a cell phone (e.g. laptops, iPads or other tablets) 
  • Drones: The college prohibits any use of unmanned aerial systems (UAS) or drones on campus. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) prohibits the operation of any UAS within a five-mile radius of an airport. Given the college’s proximity to the Gwinnett County Airport (LZU), any use of UAS on campus is strictly prohibited.
  • Selfie-sticks
  • Air horns or other noise makers
  • Signs on sticks or oversized signs (no larger than 8 1/2-inches by 11-inches)
  • Smoking of any kind, including but not limited to tobacco, vapor or e-cigarettes
  • Illegal drugs
  • Laser pointers
  • Mace or pepper spray
  • Full facial coverings, like masks
  • Hoverboards
  • Animals (service animals are permitted)
  • Umbrellas