Commencement Information

This semester's ceremony will be held on Monday, December 16, 2019 in the Student Activities and Recreation Center (SARC). The ceremony will begin promptly at 9:00 a.m.

NO BALLOONS, POSTERS, AIR HORNS OR OTHER PARTY MATERIAL WILL BE ALLOWED IN THE CEREMONY.

Guest Admittance

The ceremony will be held in the Student Activities and Recreation Center (SARC).  Additional viewing will be located in the Fine Arts Auditorium. Tickets are required to enter either location. 

Speaker

Dr. Belle S. Wheelan, Ph.D., President of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, will be our distinguished guest speaker. View Dr. Wheelan's biography here

Apply to Graduate

Any student who plans to graduate from Gordon State College is required to complete the Online Graduation Application process in Banner Web (link found in bottom footer of this page). Step by step instructions for the Online Graduation Application process can be accessed here. All applications will be reviewed by the Gordon State College Registrar's Office to insure that all requirements for graduation are or will be satisfied by the anticipated date of graduation.

Students must submit their Online Graduation Applications no later than the official mid-term date of the semester prior to the anticipated semester of graduation. A student who plans to graduate at the end of the Spring Semester, for example, is required to submit an online application for graduation no later than the mid-term date of the previous Fall Semester.

Register to Walk

If you plan to walk in the procession, you must login to the Graduation Ceremony Registration System to verify whether or not you will be participating in the graduation ceremony. Here you will also verify how your name should appear on your diploma and on the graduation program.

Please note: You must participate in the Gordon State College Graduation Ceremony in order to receive a Gordon State College diploma cover with your diploma.

Click here to register to Walk

If you have questions, please contact the Registrar's office at 678-359-5022.

Graduation Survey

Please tell us about your experience with your program of study and your most recent (program) Academic Advisor at Gordon. The survey will be emailed to eligible graduates during the weeks before graduation.