Graduation Checklist

Meet the Degree Requirements

Verify that you have completed all degree requirements with your adviser and dean's office. If applicable, clear your academic record and have any incomplete grades converted to satisfactory grades before graduation.

Graduation procedures vary by academic department, so be sure to check with your school or college about special requirements.

Apply to Graduate

In order to graduate, all students must complete and submit the Online Application for Graduation. After your application is submitted, you can view your degree status in DegreeWorks.​

If you have any questions regarding your degree candidacy, please contact the Registrar's Office immediately at 404.894.4150.

Review Important Commencement Dates

Be sure to review all important Commencement dates so you do not miss any important deadlines. Students will receive email reminders, but are also encouraged to add these deadlines to their calendar. 

Check Your Georgia Tech Email

Students are responsible for checking their Georgia Tech email throughout the semester for important information and updates regarding Commencement.

RSVP

Students must submit an RSVP to attend the Commencement ceremony. Undergraduates will be able to request tickets on the RSVP form. 

Attend Commencement Fair

All graduates are encouraged to attend the Commencement Fair, a one-stop shop for graduation requirements. At the the Commencement Fair, you can:

  • Purchase your regalia
  • Confirm your status with the Registrar's Office
  • Meet with Balfour to order your class ring
  • Sign up for membership in the Alumni Association
  • Meet with other vendors to help you with next steps.

Purchase Your Regalia

All graduates are required to wear approved Georgia Tech regalia to participate in Commencement. Regalia is for sale at Barnes & Noble @ Georgia Tech or online at techstuff.gatech.edu.

Pick Up Your Commencement Tickets

  • Students are responsible for picking up guest tickets for Commencement. Those studying off-campus have the option to pick up their tickets at will call the day of the event.
  • Ticket distribution will take place on campus at the Athletics Ticket Office. Any unclaimed tickets at the end of the distribution period will be returned to the Commencement Office for redistribution.
  • Specific dates will be emailed to all students at the start of the semester and during the RSVP period.

Review Commencement Day Logistics for Students

Ensure you are aware of your responsibilities and are able to participate in Commencement, review the Commencement Day Logistics.

This page includes information on where students must meet prior to the ceremony and at what times. Common questions are also addressed on this page.

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