Spring 2015 Commencement

Commencement Ceremony

Processional

Graduates and candidates participating in the Commencement ceremony will begin lining up by program of study on May 8, 2015 at 8:30 am in the student robing area. Additional instructions will be provided to graduates when they arrive for robing.

Graduation Name Card

Graduates and candidates participating in the Commencement ceremony will be given a name card the day of the commencement ceremony that will include all information pertinent to the degree or certificate being received. The name card will be used to announce his/her name at the ceremony.

Diplomas

Those participating in Commencement will receive a diploma cover (not the actual diploma) as he/she walks across the stage at the commencement ceremony.

Enrollment and Registration Services offices will notify graduates by GPC email when diplomas are available for pick up. Please allow sufficient time (approximately 6-8 weeks) for final evaluations, awarding of degrees, diploma ordering and delivery.

Commencement Photographs

A professional photographer will take photos of each commencement participant as he/she receives the diploma cover from Mr. Rob Watts, Interim President of Georgia Perimeter College. Purchase of these photographs is optional and is handled by the photographer directly. If you wish to purchase a photograph, please complete the order form available on the day of commencement in the robing area. Order forms will be collected by the photographer at that time.

Arrangements for Persons with Disabilities

The college will provide interpreter services for the ceremony. Prior notification is required if you have a disability and need assistance at the ceremony. Please contact the Center for Disability Services at (678) 891-3385.

GRADUATES AND CANDIDATES:
TO BE IN THE COMMENCEMENT PROCESSIONAL
PLEASE ARRIVE AT THE GEORGIA WORLD CONGRESS CENTER
BY 8:30 AM ON May 8, 2015