Join us Thursday, May 13, at Lady A Pavilion in Evans Towne Center Park to congratulate our Spring 2021 graduates.
“After what has been a truly unprecedented year, your class has overcome countless changes and challenges with compassion, integrity, and leadership — making you true Augusta University Jaguars.”
— President Brooks A. Keel, PhD
Morning Session: 9 a.m.
(gates open at 7:30 a.m.)
College of Allied Health Sciences, Hull College of Business, College of Education, School of Computer & Cyber Sciences, The Dental College of Georgia, Medical College of Georgia
Afternoon Session: 1:30 p.m. (gates open at noon) The Graduate School, College of Nursing, College of Science & Mathematics, Pamplin College of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences
Augusta University is following Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Georgia Department of Public Health guidelines to ensure a safe, socially distanced event. Please note the plan is subject to change. In the event of a cancellation, you will be notified about plans for a virtual ceremony. Updates related to weather or changes due to COVID protocols will be sent to students via text message.
Each graduate may have four guests attend the ceremony. Guests must arrive together, be seated at the same time, and comply with COVID-19 precautions. Students will receive email instructions after spring break on obtaining tickets. Seating at Evans Towne Center Park is general admission. Gates open 90 minutes before each event. Chairs are provided. Hand-held umbrellas are permitted, but not canopies or beach umbrellas.
Students will check in and be directed to seats spaced six feet apart. Students' names will be called as they pick up their diploma tube and pause for a (distanced) photo with President Keel.
Augusta University is still finalizing plans for these events. Specific information for these events will be emailed to students at a later date.
We encourage the entire University community, including graduates, families, friends, faculty, staff, students, and alumni, to post their photos and messages of on social media to honor the moment and celebrate our graduates using the commencement hashtag: #AUGGrad
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What is AU’s commencement policy?
Students completing program requirements summer and fall semesters will be invited to participate in the Fall Commencement ceremony provided their applications are submitted by the posted deadline. Spring Commencement is for those who complete their requirements in the spring semester or are part of a lockstep, graduate, health science program and complete degree requirements during summer semester. Medicine and dentistry students who are off-track may petition the provost to participate in the spring ceremony. All petitions to the provost must be supported by the student’s respective dean and/or program director. Please review the Policy Library for more information.
Read the full Graduation FAQ.
Find out all you need to know about graduation qualifications.
Please submit questions to firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you for your continued patience and understanding as we work to provide the graduation experience you deserve, in the safest way we can.