2013 Fall Commencement Speaker
Amy Glennon, a University of Georgia alumna and first female publisher of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, will give the university's undergraduate Commencement address on Dec. 13 in Stegeman Coliseum.
The university's graduate Commencement will feature E. Culpepper "Cully" Clark, who served as dean of the UGA Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication from 2006 to June of this year.
The 2013 Fall Commencement exercises will be held on Friday, December 13, 2013 in Stegeman Coliseum. The undergraduate ceremony will begin at 9:30 a.m. and the graduate ceremony gets underway at 2:30 p.m.
WUGA-TV will broadcast on a tape delay the Undergraduate ceremony on Saturday, Dec. 14 at 3 p.m.
NOTE: Backpacks will not be allowed inside Stegeman Coliseum. Any bag brought into the stadium must be smaller than 12”x12”x12”. All bags will be searched. Do not bring any packages that cannot be opened or inspected. Please plan accordingly, there may be delays.
Instructions for graduates
While tickets are not needed for the graduate exercise, they are required for the undergraduate ceremony. Undergraduate candidates are allowed 6 tickets per student. Ticket allotments and extras have already been distributed.
For additional graduation information please visit the ceremony instruction link on the Student Information page.
For the comfort of families and guests
- Smoking is prohibited inside Stegeman Coliseum
- In the interest of all guests, no large items, such as banners and posters, or amplification equipment, such as bullhorns or megaphones, will be allowed. Alcohol is NOT permitted at any UGA commencement ceremony.
Cameras and video recorders are permitted inside Stegeman Coliseum. However to avoid blocking the view of others, guests are not permitted on the coliseum floor during the event. Only approved photographers are allowed in these areas.
Photographers authorized to be on the coliseum floor are free to roam in student seating areas but not on stage during the ceremony. They also are not permitted to block or impede the processional or recessional. Business or business casual attire is required for all photographers. For all other media inquiries please contact Cynthia Hoke (print) or Pete Konenkamp (broadcast).
Lost & Found
Future Ceremony Dates, Times and Locations
|Fall 2013||December 13, 2013, Friday||Undergraduate Ceremony in Stegeman Coliseum at 9:30 a.m.; Graduate Ceremony in Stegeman Coliseum at 2:30 p.m.|
|Spring 2014||May 9, 2014, Friday||Undergraduate Ceremony in Sanford Stadium at 7 p.m.; Graduate Ceremony in Stegeman Coliseum at 10 a.m.|
|Summer 2014||August 1, 2014, Friday||Combined Undergraduate and Graduate Ceremony at 9:30 a.m. in Stegeman Coliseum.|
*Times and locations are subject to change.