Graduation Services

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

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

Summer Commencement Ceremony is scheduled for Wednesday, August 5 at the Grand Theatre, 119 South Main Street, Fitzgerald, Georgia.

  • All credit programs (except GED) will walk at 10 a.m. GED Graduates will participate in Fall and Spring graduation ceremonies. Graduates click here for updated information.

PLEASE NOTE: Summer 2015 degrees, diplomas and technical certificates for eligible graduates are expected to be available for pick up on their local campus beginning September 10, 2015. Please check your student email for more information, or contact 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.  

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

  1. Complete the required courses in the program of study for which you are applying to graduate, as prescribed by the course catalog specific to the term you were admitted under. Students who have a break in enrollment will be entered under a new catalog term. Course substitutions must be approved by the program coordinator, academic dean, or vice president of academic affairs.
  2. Be in good academic standing, have a graduation grade point average (GPA) of 2.0 and have a “C” in all courses that apply toward graduation.
  3. Complete a minimum of twenty-five percent (25%) of the coursework required for major at Wiregrass Georgia Technical College.
  4. Satisfy all financial obligations to the college and be free of any holds on your academic record.
  5. Complete the graduation application by the end of the second week of your last semester, follow all instructions on the application, and submit the completed form to the Registrar’s Office. Students wishing to participate in an upcoming commencement ceremony will be required to pay a $35 fee and fill out the commencement participation form.
  6. Students completing diplomas and associate of applied science degrees with a graduation GPA of 3.66 or better will graduate with honors. (Graduate candidates listed in program are based on graduation GPA at the time of the commencement ceremony. Due to the timing of the commencement ceremony all final grades are not available for review.)

Graduation Documents

Upcoming Commencement Ceremonies


Summer Commencement Ceremony
Wednesday, August 5, 2015
Grand Theatre, Fitzgerald
All programs except GED at 10:00 a.m.
 • This was an annual leave day but is now an in-service day. Mark your calendars accordingly.
 • GED graduates will participate in Fall and Spring graduation ceremonies.

Fall 2015 Commencement Ceremony
Thursday, December 17, 2015
All programs includng GED graduates at 3:00 p.m.

 

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Amanda Leavy
Graduation Services Coordinator

Valdosta Campus
Berrien Hall, Bldg. 100
Room 110
Phone: (229) 249-2670
Fax: (229) 333-2153
amanda.leavy@wiregrass.edu

Office hours on all campuses by appointment; please email or call Ms. Leavy for more information.

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