Spring 2018 Information

The Franklin College of Arts and Sciences does not have an independent graduation ceremony, but many of our Departments do.  If you do not see the Department you are looking for listed below or the information is "TBA", please call their main office. UGA Directory


Art (Lamar Dodd School of Art)

5/2/18     12 PM
Performing Arts Center
Awards Ceremony and banquet on May 1st at 5pm, Lamar Dodd School of Art Atrium



5/4/18      9 AM
Classic Center, Downtown Athens
This is for Biology majors in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences. Biological Science majors should attend the College of Agriculture graduation. Invitation


Cellular Biology

5/4/18      2 PM
404A Biological Sciences Bldg.
There is a parking lot across from Bio. Sciences, along with street parking on Cedar Street. No tickets required.



5/4/18     1 PM -3 PM
Science Learning Center room 285


Communication Studies

5/3/18     12 PM - 2 PM
UGA Chapel on North Campus
Participation form can be found here


Criminal Justice Studies Program

4/13/18     7 PM
UGA Hotel and Conference Center (The GA Center)
awards and recognition banquet for all students graduating in 2018


Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

5/4/2018    2PM - 4PM
Davison Life Sciences Room C127



5/4/18       12 PM - 3:30 PM
Pharmacy South 201
Invitations will be sent out to graduating students



4/20/18      3:15 PM
200A Geology-Geography Building
awards ceremony for graduating seniors and parents


Germanic & Slavic Studies

4/25/18     4 PM - 6 PM
Zell B. Miller Learning Center Room 250



5/4/18      12:30 PM - 2 PM
Sidney Samuel Thomas Reading Room, (3rd floor, East wing) Zell B. Miller Learning Center
This is a graduation reception for all 2017-18 graduating history majors. Families of our graduating seniors are invited. Details may be found on our event calendar and students will be emailed an RSVP invitation in March. Graduating seniors are encouraged to also attend Georgia’s main commencement ceremony.


Institute for African Studies

3/29/18     8:30 AM & 12 PM
Special Collections Library
for Certificate in African Studies during ASI Spring Lecture event



4/26/18     4 PM
214 MLC



5/3/18      10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Coverdell Room S175
There will be a small informal presentation ceremony at 10:00am in Coverdell Room S175.  Light refreshments will be served in the Rotunda and Lobby area from 11:00am-12:00pm. Casual dress.



5/4/18      1 PM
404B Biological Sciences
The ceremony will be followed by a reception with light refreshments. 


Music (Hugh Hodgson School of Music)

5/3/18    6:30 PM
Hodgson Concert Hall, Performing Arts Center


Physics and Astronomy

Undergraduate Ceremony:

4/19/18     3:30 PM    Physics Building Lobby

Graduate Student Ceremony:

4/12/18     3:30 PM     Physics Building Lobby


Romance Languages

5/4/18     2 PM - 4 PM
Miller Learning Center, 4th Floor Rotunda



5/4/18     2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
171 Miller Learning Center



5/4/18     2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Room 145, Brooks Hall
This is a graduation and recognition ceremony for Statistics graduate and undergraduate students. Before the ceremony, there will be a reception in 327 Brooks Hall.


Theatre and Film Studies

5/4/18     4 PM
Fine Arts Center


updated 3.15.2018 kelleeg@uga.edu