SPRING 2017 Convocation Information



What: Grady's Spring Convocation honors students graduating in Spring or Summer 2017. The Convocation brings students, faculty, family and friends together to celebrate Grady student achievement and to welcome graduates into the professions in journalism and mass communication.
 
Date: Thursday, April 27, 2017
 
Time: 10:00 a.m. (Graduates must check in between 8:45 and 9:30 a.m.)
 
Place: Classic Center Theatre, Downtown Athens
 
Directions: Directions to the Classic Center are available at classiccenter.com/261/Directions.
 
Parking: Parking is available at the Classic Center parking garage, located on Foundry Street, on a first-come, first-served basis. Parking maps are available at classiccenter.com/263/Parking.
 
Additional Information: Questions relating to the Grady College Convocation may be directed to Beth Rector, Director of Undergraduate Services, at brector@uga.edu, or (706) 542-2526.
 
Seating: Students may invite as many guests as they would like. Seating is first come, first served, and no tickets are required.
 
Dress: Business dressy. Caps and gowns are NOT worn for Convocation.
 
Students: Check-in will be from 8:45-9:30 a.m. the Classic Center (room TBA). All students wishing to participate in the Convocation Ceremony must arrive for check-in before 9:30 a.m.
 
R.S.V.P: Graduates will be required to RSVP; the RSVP process will be open in early April and a link will be sent out on the Grady listserv at that time. Guests do not need to RSVP.



The University of Georgia's Spring 2017 Commencement ceremonies will be held on Friday, May 5th.

•   The graduate ceremony will begin at 10 a.m. in Stegeman Coliseum.

•   The undergraduate ceremony will begin at 7 p.m. in Sanford Stadium.


For more information about UGA Commencement, contact the Registrar’s Office at 706-542-4040 or visit commencement.uga.edu