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Georgia Southern University Commencement



UPDATE (3/15/19): Transportation Sign-Up Form Added
Buses have been arranged for students and their guests needing assistance traveling between Statesboro and Savannah. Buses will depart from destination location 45 minutes after the ceremonies. Reservations are required. Commencement Transportation Request (Sign Up Deadline: April 19, 2019)

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Georgia Southern University is excited to announce some changes to our commencement activities. These changes will allow us to balance the size of the ceremony, respect participants’ time, and honor the overwhelming desire to recognize each graduate individually.

After much discussion across the University, Georgia Southern will begin a new tradition this Spring with two ceremonies for students:

Creating the college-specific ceremonies allows students and faculty to stay connected, and provides a more appropriate environment for a personal celebration as the university recognizes each graduating student as they walk across the stage. Changing the University-wide ceremony allows Georgia Southern to preserve the dignity of the event, while also managing its size. This spring, we are expecting to confer more than 4,000 undergraduate and graduate degrees.

The University-wide ceremony will be held May 11 at 9 a.m. in Paulson Stadium on the Statesboro Campus. The college-specific ceremonies will take place on May 10 and 11. These ceremonies will vary in length and format depending on the college and will be held in the same location of the college’s campus.

Spring 2019 Commencement Ceremonies

Armstrong Campus College Ceremonies
Savannah Convention Center
Friday, May 10, 2019
9:30 a.m. – Waters College of Health Professions
1 p.m. – College of Education
4 p.m. – Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health

Statesboro Campus College Ceremonies
Statesboro College Ceremonies
Hanner Fieldhouse
Friday, May 10, 2019
9:30 a.m. – College of Behavioral and Social Sciences
1 p.m. – Allen E. Paulson College of Engineering and Computing
4 p.m. – College of Science and Mathematics

Saturday, May 11, 2019
1 p.m.– College of Arts and Humanities
4 p.m. – Parker College of Business

University-Wide Ceremony
Paulson Stadium
Saturday, May 11, 2019
9 a.m. – University-Wide Ceremony for all students

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