Fall 2013 Commencement

Georgia Tech Commencement

Friday, December 13

President's Graduation Celebration
Time: 3:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Location: Student Center Ballroom
All graduates and their families are
invited to attend

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PhD and Master's Ceremony
Time: 7:00 to 10:00 p.m.
Location: McCamish Pavilion
Speaker: Dr. John Cressler
Honorary Degree: Dr. Santiago Calatrava

Saturday, December 14

Bachelor's Ceremony
Time: 9:00 a.m. to Noon
Location: McCamish Pavilion
Speaker & Honorary Degree: Mr. Rodney Adkins

Congratulations to our Fall 2013 graduates! Georgia Tech is proud to celebrate its 246th Commencement on December 13 and 14, 2013. Commencement is an exciting day for our students and families; see what other students have had to say about graduating from Georgia Tech. 

Students will receive information from the Commencement Office to their Georgia Tech email address with additional commencement information. 


All students are still required to RSVP to attend the ceremony and receive guest tickets. Undergraduates will receive five tickets; graduate students will not require tickets for the Institute ceremony. Additional tickets will be available by lottery. For information on tickets, visit our ticketing policy page.

President's Graduation Celebration

This new event is for graduates to celebrate their accomplishment with family, friends, and faculty prior to the Commencement ceremony. This event is general admission and will take place rain or shine. For more information, read our event page.

Please review our additional commencement information:

Venue and Parking Information

Visit this page for information pertaining to the event location including parking, times, concessions, venue restrictions, and seating information.

Accessibility and Special Needs

For those requiring special assistance, please read our information in advance. 

Student Day-of Logistics

This section includes information on times and locations Commencement day for students. Guests should visit the Plan Your Visit page to plan their day.

Ticket Policy and Will Call Information

Georgia Tech Commencement is a ticketed event. This section included information regarding Commencement ticket policies and distribution. An RSVP to the ceremony is required to receive guest tickets.