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Fall 2017 Commencement

The 2017 Fall Commencement for College of Arts and Science undergraduate students will take place at 3:30 p.m., on Wednesday, December 13, 2017, in the Georgia Tech McCamish Pavilion. A college Commencement for master’s students will be held on the afternoon of Monday, December 11 in the Student Center East Ballroom. See our FAQ for more info about the master’s event.

Commencement at Georgia State University is a celebration of student achievement over several days in mid December. Associate, bachelor’s and graduate degree candidates, as well as Ph.D. candidates, will be recognized at ceremonies that will take place at various venues between December 11 and 14.

Because of the pending demolition of the Georgia Dome, Georgia’s State’s commencement site for the past nine years, the university must move the ceremony for bachelor’s candidates to the McCamish Pavilion at the Georgia Institute of Technology this year. The commencement ceremony for College of Arts and Science undergraduate students will take place at 3:30 p.m., on Wednesday, December 13, 2017. Candidates will be recognized individually on the stage of the pavilion.

Master’s degree students will be recognized by the college on Monday, December 11, in the Student Center East Ballroom (33 Gilmer St.). The event begins at 3 p.m. (student check in at 2 p.m.). The hooding ceremony for Ph.D. candidates will be on Thursday, December 14, 2017, at 7 p.m. in the Rialto Center.

To register for your fall commencement event, please visit http://commencement.gsu.edu/student-registration-attendance/.

If you have questions about the university Commencement ceremony, please visit the Commencement website. It has extensive information about preparing for the event, driving and parking, and more.