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 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.

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.

Spring Graduate Diplomas Available June 24

Building D (One Stop Admissions Building)

Learn requirements and options to get your diploma.

SUMMER GRADUATE CHECKLIST

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Summer Graduate RSVP: Now – July 18

Each graduate must RSVP to ensure proper preparations are made for guests (no tickets issued/needed). Deadline is July 18.

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Graduation 411: Online June 3 – July 1

Graduation 411 offers detailed information for graduates and participation is mandatory. Watch for Claw Mail notifications at the beginning of June, announcing your automatic enrollment in the MyCourses (D2L) Graduation 411 class. Completion deadline is July 1.

Available online June 3 – July 1

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

Cap and Gown Orders: Now – June 3

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

Lifetouch Cap and Gown Portraits: July 10, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Student Center, Third Floor Lounge

Caps and gowns will be provided.

Announcement (Summer) Orders: Now – July 25

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

Announcement online ordering

Cap and Gown Pickup: Begins July 8

Senior Sendoff: July 19, 1 – 3 p.m.

Kaufman Library, Heritage Room

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

Register to attend Senior Sendoff.

Learn more about the Alumni Association.

Rehearsal: July 24, 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: July 25, 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 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.

Summer 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.

Summer Graduate Diplomas Available Aug. 23

Building D (Admissions Building), One Stop Shop

Learn more about getting your diploma.

Spring (2020) 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.