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.

Graduates and their guests must have their temperature screened before entering Carter Gymnasium.  Those who have a temperature greater than 100 degrees Fahrenheit will be unable to enter the building.

Fall 2021 Ceremony

Saturday, December 4, 2021
Carter Physical Education Center – Gymnasium

College of Business: 9:00 amCeremony Information
College of Education: 12:00 pmCeremony Information
*College of Arts & Sciences: 3:00 pmCeremony Information
*includes students seeking secondary education certification

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

Diplomas will be mailed to all graduates 2 to 3 weeks after the ceremony. A student’s major or minor does not appear on the diploma but is listed on the student’s academic transcript.

For Fall 2021 graduates, diplomas will be mailed by January 14, 2022

Graduation Ceremony Times

Graduation Ceremony Times for 2021-2023