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

Graduate Checklist

FALL GRADUATE CHECKLIST

Expand/Explore the following checklist items to successfully plan for and celebrate your big day.

Announcement (Fall) Orders: Sept. 1 – Dec. 12

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

Website Ordering

  • Opens: Sept. 1 
  • Closes: Dec. 12

Announcement online ordering

On-Campus Visits

Herff Jones on-campus visits at the Bookstore, answering all your questions about graduate announcements and rings:

  • Sept. 4, 11:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.
  • Oct. 8, 11:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.
  • Nov. 6, 11:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Cap and Gown Pickup: Begins Nov 19

Herff Jones On-Campus Visits for Students and Faculty

Student Center, Bookstore
11:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Herff Jones on-campus visits at the Bookstore, answering all your questions about graduate announcements and rings (and faculty regalia purchases and rentals):

  • Wednesday, Sept. 4 – faculty and students
  • Tuesday, Oct. 8 – faculty and students
  • Wednesday, Nov. 6 – students
  • Tuesday, Feb. 4 – faculty and students
  • Monday, March 9 – faculty and students

Rehearsal: Dec. 11, 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. 12, 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. 

GGC Alumni Association invites you to stay in touch

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 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.

Fall Graduate Diplomas Available Jan. 24

Building D (Admissions Building, One Stop)

Learn more about getting your diploma.