Graduates and their families are invited to create one last Tech memory prior to their Commencement ceremony
Friday, December 12, 2014
3 - 5 p.m.
Georgia Tech Student Center
The President's Graduation Celebration provides an opportunity for graduates, their families, their friends, and the campus community to celebrate Georgia Tech traditions and the momentous occasion that is Commencement. Admission is free to all graduates and their guests.
While at the President's Graduation Celebration, plan to:
- Meet and greet President Peterson, Provost Bras, faculty, staff, and other students' families.
- Take photos with Buzz and the Ramblin' Wreck.
- Purchase Georgia Tech merchandise.
- Pick up your honor cords from the Registrar's Office.
- Visit with representatives from the Alumni Association and Athletic Association.
- Mingle with beloved faculty and staff who have assisted you throughout your career at Georgia Tech.
There is no specific dress code for the President's Graduation Celebration. Graduates are encouraged to bring their regalia if they'd like to take photos in their cap and gown. A few sample gowns will be available at each photography station.
Guests are encouraged to park in the Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center parking deck and take advantage of our complimentary shuttle service. For guests needing assistance, Area 9 will have drop-off and limited parking available. View a google map with parking areas and additional key locations.
From 2:30 - 5:30 p.m., shuttles will transport guests who park in the Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center parking deck to the President's Graduation Celebration. The shuttles will be located in the hotel's turn around area located across from the Scheller College of Business on Spring Street. After 5:30 p.m., no shuttles will run near the Student Center, so please plan accordingly.
Beginning at 4:30 p.m., additional shuttles will transport guests from the Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center parking deck to McCamish Pavilion. This dedicated McCamish shuttle service will discontinue at 10 p.m. PhD and Master's students and their families who plan to attend both the President's Graduation Celebration and Commencement are encouraged to park in the Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center parking area and utilize the Commencement shuttles.