Spring 2016 Commencement and Perimeter College Convocation

Directions and Parking

Georgia Perimeter College will commemorate the completion of our students' educational achievements at its Spring 2016 ceremonies in the Georgia World Congress Center and Georgia Dome. There are two ceremonies: 

Friday, May 6, 2016 is the Perimeter College Convocation ceremony at 4PM. This ceremony is for Perimeter College Graduates/Candidates only and will be the time when students walk across the stage and have their names called.

Saturday, May 7, 2016 is the University-Wide ceremony at 1PM. The celebration will be held at the Georgia Dome, Atlanta, GA 30308. This will be the ceremony in which President Mark Becker confers all Associate Degrees and higher level degrees for both Perimeter College and GSU Atlanta degree candidates.  Graduates will hear from the designated Commencement speaker.

To RSVP for the ceremonies:  (Please still RSVP even though it is beyond the published deadline date!)

STUDENTS: http://commencement.gsu.edu/commencement/commencement-rsvp-form/

FACULTY: http://commencement.gsu.edu/commencement/ceremony-spring-2016/faculty/

For more information regarding the Georgia Dome University-Wide ceremony on May 7, 2016 you may also go to http://commencement.gsu.edu/commencement/ceremony-spring-2016/

Public Transportation Options:

Parking is limited and you are encouraged to carpool and/or use public transportation (i.e. MARTA) if at all possible. There is a cost associated with using the GWCC / Georgia Dome parking decks.

Getting to The Georgia World Congress Center for Perimeter College Convocation and Recognition Ceremony:

Marta / Public transportation is available and drops off right across the street from GWCC. Parking is available in the GWCC parking decks. There is a cost of $10 per vehicle.  More details regarding parking for the C Building can be found online at http://www.gwcc.com/directions/directions/BuildingC.aspx. We recommend you park in the Blue or Yellow lots as you can see on the map at http://www.gwcc.com/doc/GWCC%20Campus%20Map%208-2014.pdf.  Once you enter the building, there will be volunteers and signage directing you to hall C3.  

Getting to the Georgia Dome for GSU Commencement

MARTA Directions: The recommended MARTA Station for the Georgia Dome is the Philips Arena/Dome/GWCC (W1), which allows passengers convenient access to Gates C and D across the Georgia International Plaza.  The Vine City (W2) MARTA Station is also close to the Georgia Dome. For more MARTA information, visit http://www.itsmarta.com/.

Driving Directions:  Because of construction on the new stadium, several roads and parking lots are closed.  CLICK HERE to visit the Georgia Dome site for the most up-to-date driving directions and information on available parking. Parking is $10 in advance and $15 on the day of the event.

Guest Drop-Off for GSU Commencement

Those guests needing assistance should use the Gold Deck drop off/turnaround (entrance is off Northside Drive).  Guests should enter the Georgia Dome via Gate B.  Staff of the Georgia Dome will assist you.