Ceremony Updates

The Commencement Office announced two updates to the Fall ceremony. 

All ceremonies will be reserved seating. Students will be able to select a seating zone on a first-come, first-serve basis and will be assigned one five-seat cluster within their selected zone. Learn more on the ceremony ticket distribution page.

The Friday ceremony will take place at the new time of 4 p.m. Gates will open at 3 p.m. Review times on the ceremony schedule page.

Ceremony Details

Our Commencement ceremonies will look different this semester to accommodate public health guidelines. This will be a rain or shine event in Bobby Dodd Stadium. 

Venue and Ceremony Information


Students who submitted an RSVP to the ceremony may begin to select their seating zone for Commencement on November 30.

Ceremony RSVP

Students who wish to change their RSVP statue or inquire about participating should email the Commencement Office.

Delay Your Walk

If you are a 2020 graduate who prefers to walk in Spring 2021, you can notify the Commencement Office by completing the ceremony preference form. We will release dates and information regarding our spring ceremony in January 2021. 

Graduation Checklist

Learn what is required to graduate and participate in Commencement.

Graduation Checklist

Frequently Asked Questions

Have a question about tickets, ADA seating, guests, or just general graduation issues?

Commencement FAQs

Academic Regalia

Regalia is required to participate in Commencement.

Information about regalia for bachelor’s, master’s, and Ph.D. students including pricing and purchasing:

Academic Regalia

Honor Cords and Ph.D. Hoods

Students not attending the ceremony may request to have their honor cords or Ph.D. hood mailed to them by completing our mailing request form on the Regalia page.