Plan for Graduation

Please mark your calendar for the following dates and deadlines to ensure a smooth path to graduation. Items marked with an asterisk (*) will be prompted by email, so it is important that you check your email regularly.

Access the College Seniors Google Calendar.

  • August: Review your MyDegree audit through MyAccess.* Attend to problems as soon as possible. Ensure that summer transcripts, study abroad transcripts, and old AP/IB scores have been submitted. Make sure your academic program (major/minor/graduation date) is correct. Secure departmental approvals to apply outside credit to requirements.
  • Mid October: Apply for part-time status if you are planning to be part-time in the spring.* Review your MyDegree audit again to plan your spring schedule. 
  • Late October: File the Application for the Degree.*
  • November: Register for spring classes.
  • Late November: Attend the dean’s reception for December candidates if you are graduating in December. The reception will be held on November 30, 2018 from 3:00–5:00 p.m. in Copley Formal Lounge. Invitations will be sent out to December graduates and their families in October.
  • December: Review your MyDegree audit again.* If you are a May graduate, you should be clearing for May graduation. If there are any issues, you must work with your dean to resolve them as soon as possible.
  • Late January: Dean’s office final review of MyDegree audits for May candidates.*
  • February: Senior Parents Weekend: Pick up your cap, gown, and commencement invitations. Visit the Senior Parents Weekend website for more information.
  • Mid February: Proof your name and high school information on the graduation list.*
  • Early March: Nominate faculty/students for the Bunn and Spronck awards.*
  • April:
    • Vote for the Bunn and Spronck awards.* 
    • Report post-graduation plans for inclusion in the Tropaia program.* 
    • Review line-up instructions and collect your rain-site tickets.*
  • Friday, May 17, 2019
    • Tropaia
    • Tropaia Reception
    • Faculty of Languages and Linguistics Awards Ceremony
  • Saturday, May 18, 2019, 9:00 a.m.: Georgetown College Commencement on Healy Lawn.
    Rain site: McDonough Arena: 9:00 a.m. for last names A–K, 11:30 a.m. for last names L–Z