Spring 2014 Commencement

Georgia Tech Commencement

Thursday, May 1

Ph.D. Hooding Ceremony
Time: 7 to 8:30 p.m.
Location: McCamish Pavilion

Friday, May 2

President's Graduation Celebration
Time: 3 to 5 p.m.
Location: Tech Green
Rain Location: Student Center Commons
All graduates and their families are
invited to attend

Ph.D. and Master's Ceremony
Time: 7 to 9 p.m.
Location: McCamish Pavilion
Speaker: Admiral James "Sandy" Winnefeld

Saturday, May 3

Bachelor's Morning Ceremony
Time: 9 to 11:30 a.m.
Location: McCamish Pavilion
Speaker: Muhtar Kent

Bachelor's Afternoon Ceremony
Time: 3 to 5:30 p.m.
Location: McCamish Pavilion
Speaker: Ralph de la Vega

Congratulations to our spring 2014 graduates! Georgia Tech is proud to celebrate its 247th Commencement on May 2 and 3, 2014.

The spring 2014 bachelor's Commencement will be split into two ceremonies. Bachelor's candidates have been designated a ceremony time based on their major.

Morning Ceremony, 9 a.m.

College of Computing
Computer Science

Ivan Allen College
International Affairs & Modern Languages
International Affairs
Economics & International Affairs
Global Economics & Modern Languages

College of Architecture
Building Construction
Industrial Design

College of Sciences
Discrete Mathematics
Applied Mathematics
Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

College of Engineering
Environmental Engineering
Biomedical Engineering
Material Science and Engineering
Polymer & Fiber Engineering
Industrial Engineering
Aerospace Engineering
Civil Engineering

Afternoon Ceremony, 3 p.m.

College of Computing
Computational Media

Ivan Allen College
Computational Media
Applied Languages
Public Policy
History, Technology, and Society
Science, Technology, and Culture

Scheller College of Business
Business Administration

College of Sciences
Applied Physics

College of Engineering
Computer Engineering
Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
Nuclear and Radiological Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering

Students will receive information from the Commencement Office to their Georgia Tech email address confirming their ceremony selection and additional commencement information. Students must participate in their assigned ceremony.

Bachelor's candidates who have completed a double major will be required to choose a major to participate with; both degrees will still be announced at the ceremony. 

Ph.D. candidates are requested to check back after February 15 in regards to new hooding guidelines.


All students are still required to RSVP to attend the ceremony and receive guest tickets. Guest tickets are only valid for the ceremony indicated. Undergraduates will receive six tickets; guest tickets are not required to attend the Ph.D. and Master's ceremony. Graduate students are still required to submit an RSVP to attend. For information on tickets, visit our ticketing policy page.

Please review our additional commencement information:

Venue and Parking Information

Visit this page for information pertaining to the event location including parking, times, concessions, venue restrictions, and seating information.

Accessibility and Special Needs

For those requiring special assistance, please read our information in advance. 

Student Day-of Logistics

This section includes information on times and locations Commencement day for students. Guests should visit the Plan Your Visit page to plan their day.

Ticket Policy and Will Call Information

The Bachelor Commencement ceremonies are ticketed events. This section includes information regarding Commencement ticket policies and distribution. An RSVP to the ceremony is required to receive guest tickets.