Graduation Services

For graduation questions or concerns, email graduation@wiregrass.edu.

Congratulations!

Your program completion is near and it is time to apply for your graduation. The staff at Wiregrass is proud of your accomplishments and welcomes this opportunity to assist you in achieving your educational and career goals. Applying for graduation is the first step.

  • Please note: students must apply for graduation to be awarded program completion and for resulting graduation status to be indicated on academic transcript.  

To apply to graduate, click here. Note: for individual forms and documents see information below.

Summer 2016 Commencement Ceremony is scheduled for Wednesday, August 3, 2016 at Mathis Auditorium, Valdosta, Georgia.

GRADES FOR SUMMER 2016 Semester will be available to students on Tuesday, August 16, at 12 noon. Students may view their unofficial transcripts by logging in to their BanWeb account. Processing of official transcripts will begin on Wednesday, August 17.

PLEASE NOTE: Spring 2016 degrees, diplomas and technical certificates for eligible graduates are currently available for pick up on your local campus. Those applying late may not be immediately available. Please check student email for confirmation that your credential is ready for pick up and confirm location. Contact graduation@wiregrass.edu with any questions or concerns.

Requirements to Graduate


In order to be eligible for a degree, diploma, or technical certificate of credit, your must meet all of the following requirements:

  1. Complete all occupational courses with a “C” or better.
  2. Meet the required credit hours prescribed by each department and catalog (curriculum) in effect the semester you were admitted into program.
    Students who have a break in enrollment will be entered under a new catalog term. Course substitutions or waivers must be approved by the Program Coordinator or Academic Dean of the course area. Some courses are subject to a 10-year expiration date.
  3. Have a cumulative Graduation Grade Point Average of 2.0 in major and cannot be on Academic Dismissal.
    Students who have a Graduation GPA (average of all courses specifically applied toward your graduation for the major) of at least 3.5 will graduate with honors.
    Please Note: Graduation GPA is calculated using final grades. Your honor status for commencement will reflect all of your final grades at the time of commencement and may not reflect expected semester final grades, grade changes or IPs. Transient grades and transfer credit do not affect your grade point average but may be required to graduate.
  4. Complete at least 25% of program credit hours at Wiregrass Georgia Technical College.
  5. Satisfy all financial obligations to the College and reconcile any holds.
  6. Complete the Alumni and Placement Follow-Up Survey (page 4).
    The survey may be completed using page 4 of the application, or by using this link: Alumni and Placement Follow-Up Survey.
  7. Complete the FREE Application for Graduation (page 3) and submit to the Registrar’s Office as soon as you are advised for your final classes.
    **Please apply to graduate during advisement/pre-registration for your last semester and no later than the second week of the last semester you will be attending. Note: all students that wish to receive any diploma, degree or certificate they have completed must fill out the Free Graduation Application and turn in to the Registrar’s Office as outlined above.
  8. PUBLICATION DEADLINES: The deadlines listed below are for completing the Commencement Participation Form in bookstore and paying participation fee if you choose to walk.
    Summer 2016 Semester: June 27, 2016
    Fall 2016 Semester: September 29, 2016
    Applications received after the publication deadline date may not be listed in the commencement program.
    Late applicants may also experience a delay in receiving their technical certificate, diploma or degree.

Graduation Documents

Upcoming Commencement Ceremonies


Summer 2016 Commencement Ceremony
Wednesday, August 3, 2016
Mathis Auditorium, Valdosta, Georgia
  • Professional and Technical at 1:30 p.m.
  • Medical and Business Programs at 3:30 p.m.
    Medical students will be pinned during the Commencement Ceremony (if applicable)

Fall 2016 Commencement Ceremony
Friday, December 16, 2016

UGA Conference Center
Tifton, Georgia
  • All credit programs and GED graduates at 10 a.m.

 

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Registrar's Offices

Phone: (229) 259-5536
Email: graduation@wiregrass.edu

Valdosta Campus
Berrien Hall,  Room 110
4089 Val Tech Road
Valdosta, GA 31602
Fax: (229) 333-2153

Ben Hill-Irwin Campus
Charles Harris Learning Center, Room 628B
667 Perry House Road
Fitzgerald, GA 31750
Fax: (229) 468-2110

Coffee Campus
Coffee Hall, Room 105
706 West Baker Highway
Douglas, GA 31533
Fax: (912) 389-4308

Office Hours:
Monday-Thursday:
7:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
Friday: 7:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

Programs of Study Link Please use this link to print the most current curriculum for your  program of study.

Catalog Links Please use this link to access current and archived editions of the student catalogs.

Application for Graduation