Fall 2020 Graduates

Degree Petition Period

Jan. 28-Aug. 27, 2021

Deadline for Submitting Online Application for Graduation

Aug. 27, 2021

RSVP Period

October 2021

Ticket Distribution 

November 2021

Graduate Thesis Deadline (Ph.D.)

December 14, 2021

President's Graduation Celebration


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

Tentative dates: December 17-18, 2021

We will publish specific information for Fall ceremonies, including times and dates for each degree level, in September 2021.


Spring 2021 Graduates

Online Application for Graduation Window

Sept. 7, 2020 - Jan 15, 2021

RSVP Period

Late February - Mid-March 2021
A RSVP is required for students to attend the ceremony.  RSVP instructions will be sent to students via email during the week of February 22.

Ticket Distribution

Ticket distribution will occur electronically. Students will receive email correspondence about selecting their ticket zone in April.

Thesis Deadline (Ph.D)


Spring Commencement Dates

Please consult the Schedule of Events page.


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.