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

GGC Spring Graduate Checklist (PDF option)

Graduate Checklist

Spring Graduate RSVP: Now – April 15

Each graduate must RSVP to ensure proper preparations are made for guests. Deadline is April 15.

Explore information for guests.

Graduation 411: Feb. 19, 2 p.m.

Student Center, LVIS

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

  • Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Feb. 20, 5:30 p.m.
  • Friday, Feb. 22, 10 a.m.

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

Graduation 411: Feb. 20, 5:30 p.m.

Student Center, LVIS

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

  • Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Feb. 20, 5:30 p.m.
  • Friday, Feb. 22, 10 a.m.

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

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

Student Center, LVIS

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

  • Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Feb. 20, 5:30 p.m.
  • Friday, Feb. 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 – March 15

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: March 18, 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Student Center, Third Floor Lounge

Caps and gowns will be provided.

Fall (2019) Graduation Application Deadline: April 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.

Announcement Orders: Now – May 16

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

Announcement online ordering

Cap and Gown Pickup: Begins April 22

Senior Sendoff: May 3, 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: May 15, 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: May 16, 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. 

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.