Held in conjunction with the University of Georgia’s Commencement, the UGA College of Engineering’s Convocation is a special ceremony honoring students individually for their hard work and dedication in earning an engineering degree.

Fall 2024 Convocation

Thursday, December 12 | 5 PM – 6:30 PM | The Classic Center (300 N. Thomas Street, Athens, GA 30601), Theatre
*This event will not be ticketed, but a total guest count is required for each student. Large guest requests may require review and approval.

Graduates: please arrive between 3:30 p.m. and 4 p.m. to line up for the processional. Line up will take place in the Atrium (see map below). Students will be seated by their school (Chemical, Materials and Biomedical (CMB), Electrical and Computer Systems (ECE) or Environmental, Civil, Agricultural and Mechanical (ECAM)).

Regalia Orders

Caps, gowns and hoods may be purchased from the University Bookstore or online from Jostens. With the exception of the honors tassels, the color of tassels as well as the color of the velvet on the hoods worn by master’s and doctorate candidates are indicative of the academic subject area. The subject area color for engineering is orange. The honors tassels are as follows: Summa Cum Laude – Red, Silver and Black, Magna Cum Laude – Red and Silver, Cum Laude – Red and Black. The red College of Engineering stoles will be provided to you by the college.

Examples of regalia

The Classic Center Facility Map

Map of the Classic Center


The Classic Center has a 5 level parking deck on site. Additional downtown parking is avaliable at the Courthouse Parking Deck (325E E Washington St, Athens, GA 30601) and the College Avenue Parking Deck (289 College Ave, Athens, GA 30601).

Live Streaming

If you have guests that will not be able to attend in person but would like to view the ceremony via live stream, we will have this avaliable through our YouTube channel.


Please email any questions to [email protected].

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