Student Resources

College of Engineering Convocation


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.

Spring 2023 Convocation

Friday, May 12, 2023 | 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. | The Classic Center (300 N. Thomas Street, Athens, GA 30601), Grand Hall 7 & 8

Graduates: please arrive between 7:30 a.m. and 8 a.m. to line up for the processional. Line up will take place in the Parthenon room (see map below). Students will be seated by their school (Chemical, Materials and Biomedical (CMB), Electrical and Computer Systems (ECE) or Envrionmental, 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.

The Classic Center Facility Map


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 Facebook page:


Please email any questions to

Senior Signature

The first Senior Signature plaque was hung in 1991 with just a few hundred signatures. Today, thousands of graduating students make a difference by donating a minimum of $30 to the university. This gift includes a chance for students to designate a portion of the gift to any school, college, department, program, or scholarship that has enhanced their UGA experience. In addition, all students who make a gift will be recognized by having their names on the 2023 Senior Class Plaque located in Tate Plaza. The deadline to give for all undergraduate and graduate students who graduate in May, August and December 2023 is March 31, 2023.

Always a Dawg

Welcome to the UGA Alumni family, graduates. We’re here for you—year-round, worldwide, lifelong.