Commencement Ceremony Information

Upcoming Commencement Ceremonies

Blairsville Ceremony
July 30, 2024 at 3:00 p.m.
Union County Schools Fine Arts Center, Blairsville, GA


Clarkesville and Currahee Ceremony

December 12, 2024
Details coming soon.

Upcoming Dates & Deadlines


Blairsville Summer 2024 Commencement

3:00 pm - 5:00 pmUnion County Schools Fine Arts Center

Currahee and Clarkesville Fall 2024 Commencement

12:00 am - 11:59 pmClarkesville Campus

Who is eligible to participate?

Associate Degree and diploma students who have completed all eligibility requirements for program completion and who have applied to graduate noting that they intend to attend Commencement on the application.

How do I register to participate in the ceremony and what is the deadline?

Graduates can register online by applying to graduate here: Apply for Graduation

The priority deadline to complete the application is listed above, however, applications may be submitted after that date. 

Will there be professional photos taken during Commencement? provides free photos to graduates within a week of the ceremonies.

What type of notification will graduates receive?

Students who are eligible for graduation will be contacted by their academic advisors to complete the graduation application. Graduates then receive a confirmation email to their student email after they apply to graduate. They then receive a letter to the address on the application regarding Grad Fair and Commencement closer to the date of the Grad Fair.

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