Fall 2021 Graduates

Degree Petition Period

Jan. 28-Aug. 27, 2021

Deadline for Submitting Online Application for Graduation

Aug. 27, 2021

RSVP Period

Oct. 18- Nov 12, 2021

Graduate Thesis Deadline (Ph.D.)

December 10, 2021

President's Graduation Celebration

December 16, 2021

The President's Graduation Celebration provides an opportunity for graduates, their families, their friends, and the campus community to celebrate Georgia Tech traditions and the momentous occasion that is Commencement.

Fall Commencement

December 17-18, 2021

Ph.D. Ceremony

Friday, December 17, 2021 
9-10:30 a.m.

Master's Ceremony

Friday, December 17, 2021 
1-3:45 p.m.

Bachelor's Ceremony

Saturday, December 18, 2021
10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.


Spring 2022 Graduates

Online Application for Graduation Window

Sept. 6, 2021 - Jan 14, 2022

RSVP Period

Late February 2022
A RSVP is required for students to attend the ceremony.  RSVP instructions will be sent to students via email.

Ticket Distribution

April 2022

Thesis Deadline (Ph.D)

April 29, 2022

Spring Commencement Dates

Tentative dates: May 6 and 7, 2022
We will publish information for the Spring 2022 ceremony in January 2022. Refer to our schedule page for times and dates. 


Summer 2021

Summer students participating in fall Commencement are required to register an email address with the Commencement Office to stay in touch after graduation. Summer graduates are required to meet all fall semester deadlines. 

Future Ceremonies

Our Commencement dates are based on the academic calendar.

Unfortunately, we cannot provide ceremony dates more than two semesters in advance. Ceremony times are published within the first month of the current semester. To view the most current information on the academic calendar, view the calendars listed on the Registrar's Office website.