Ceremony Information

Graduation ceremonies are held at the end of each semester. At the end of the fall and spring semesters, three ceremonies are held- one for each college – Arts and Sciences, Business, and Education. Each ceremony is held in the Athens State University Carter Physical Education Center Gymnasium. There will be one ceremony at the end of the summer semester to include all colleges.

For those who aren’t able to attend, we will be streaming the live event.  Links will be made available through the Athens State University website and social media accounts.

Fall 2022 Ceremonies

December 3, 2022
Carter Physical Education Center – Gymnasium

  • College of Education: 9:00 am
  • College of Arts & Sciences: 12:00 pm
    *includes students seeking secondary education certification
  • College of Business: 3:00 pm

Detailed ceremony information will be emailed to all students who applied for graduation approximately 1 month before the ceremony.


In addition to your diploma document, a digital version of your diploma will be provided.  A student’s major or minor does not appear on the diploma but is listed on the student’s academic transcript.

For Fall 2022 graduates, diplomas will be mailed by January 16, 2023

Graduation Ceremony Times

Graduation Ceremony Times for 2021-2023