Schedule & General Information

Commencement Exercises

The 2015 Spring Commencement will take place on Saturday, May 9, 2015 at 1 p.m. in the Georgia Dome.

Tickets

Tickets are no longer required for guests to attend Commencement at the Georgia Dome (Saturday, May 9, 2015) so bring as many friends and family members as you’d like.

Commencement Day Schedule

 College and School Ceremonies – Georgia World Congress Center
        *morning ceremonies

Doors open/Check-in begins

 7:30 a.m. College of Education – Registration Hall A
 8 a.m. The Lewis School – A402
 8:30 a.m. Robinson College of Business (Graduate students) – Georgia Ballroom pre-function
 8:45 a.m. School of Public Health – Building A, room 411

Ceremony begins

 9 a.m. College of Education – Thomas Murphy Ballroom, Bldg. B
 9 a.m. The Lewis School – Sidney Marcus Auditorium, Bldg. A
 9:15 a.m. Robinson College of Business (Graduate students) – Georgia Ballroom, Bldg. C
 9:30 a.m. School of Public Health – Building A, room 412

 University-Wide Commencement -
The Georgia Dome

11:30 a.m. Doors open to degree candidates and guests
1 p.m. Commencement begins
2:30 p.m. Ceremony concludes
 College and School Ceremonies – Georgia World Congress Center & Georgia Dome
*afternoon ceremonies 

Doors open/Check-in begins

 2:30 p.m. Andrew Young School of Policy Studies – Registration Hall A
 3 p.m. Robinson College of Business (Undergraduate students) –
Georgia Ballroom pre-function
 3:45 p.m. College of Arts & Sciences – Georgia Dome

  Ceremony begins

 3:30 p.m. J. Mack Robinson College of Business (Undergraduate students) –
Georgia Ballroom pre-function
 4 p.m. Andrew Young School of Policy Studies – Thomas Murphy Ballroom
 4:30 p.m. College of Arts & Sciences – Georgia Dome
*The Honors College Convocation will be held on campus Friday, May 8
in Speaker’s Auditorium.


Graduate Line-Up at the Georgia Dome

All candidates should report to Sections 102-109 in the Georgia Dome for line-up. Volunteers will be available to issue instructions to candidates about the procession. College and degree levels determine the candidate line-up. Any candidates arriving after the processional starts will walk at the end of the processional line and must see a Commencement Marshal for placement.

Assistance at the Georgia Dome

  • Guests requiring the assistance of a sign language interpreter should access seating at aisle L45.
  • Real-time captioning will be provided and visible from all seats.
  • Special needs seating accommodations are available at the top of each seating section along the concourse level.