Graduation is quickly approaching!

Graduates from summer 2018, fall 2018 and spring 2019 will be honored during annual commencement ceremonies at South Georgia State College (SGSC) on Wednesday, May 8, 2019 (Douglas) and Thursday, May 9, 2019 (Waycross). The Douglas Campus ceremony will be held at 8:30 a.m. on the lawn in front of Peterson Hall. The Waycross Campus ceremony will be held at 7 p.m. in the gymnasium.

GRADUATES - find additional information here:

Letter to Graduates

Instructions for Douglas Campus Ceremony

Instructions for Waycross Campus Ceremony

Do you have questions about your regalia? Check out SGSC's Commencement Regalia Policy.

Summer 2019 graduates may qualify to walk in one of the May ceremonies. Review the Petition for Spring Commencement Participation with your Academic Advisor to find out.


This is a huge milestone and now you're hard work is paying off. In order to be awarded the degree you have earned you must apply for graduation. It is best to apply for graduation the semester before you intend to graduate to ensure all requirements have been met. If you are planning on graduating at the end of this term apply as soon as possible. Follow these steps:

  • Print a Graduation Application
  • Complete the application with your advisor
  • Pay $40 Graduation fee at the Cashier's Office (Douglas Campus - Engram Hall; Waycross Campus - Administrative Building)
  • Obtain the required signature from Financial Aid (Douglas Campus - Financial Aid Office; Waycross Campus - Enrollment Services Office)
  • Submit your Graduation Application (Douglas Campus - Registrar's Office; Waycross Campus - Enrollment Services Office)


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