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2024 Graduation Ceremony Information

Graduation will be held at 7PM Friday, May 3, 2024 at the Atrium Health Amphitheater, 3657 Eisenhower Pkwy, Macon, GA 31206.

More information on the venue is available here:
Atrium Health Amphitheater: Plan Your Visit

The Atrium Health Amphitheater is an outdoor venue, and the College monitors weather conditions hourly on event days. All events are rain or shine. Raincoats and ponchos are allowed, umbrellas are not allowed. If the College is advised by the National Weather Service to cancel, the College will move to an online format later.

The ceremony will also be live-streamed. A special link will be available on this page on the day of the event.

What to Expect on Graduation Day FAQ’s:

Graduation Ceremony Information

General Information

    • Students who will complete (or who have completed) all requirements for a degree or diploma by the end of spring semester are eligible to participate in the graduation ceremony.
    • Graduates may purchase class rings, graduation announcements, diploma frames, etc. online from Jostens.

Regalia (Cap and Gown)

Graduates who answered “Yes” to the graduation ceremony participation question on the graduation application will receive regalia.

Regalia pick-up: Students can pick-up cap/gown during the Grad Finale Event or in the Registrar’s office after the event through May 2nd.

Grad Finale Events

April 9, 2024 | 12PM – 2PM
Milledgeville Campus
54 GA-22
H Building 1st floor Quads
Milledgeville GA, 31061

April 10th, 2024 | 1PM – 5PM
Macon Campus
3300 Macon Tech Drive
I Building Quads (Sciences Building)
Macon GA, 31206

April 11th, 2024 | 1PM – 5PM
Warner Robins Campus
80 Cohen Walker Drive
W Building Quads
Warner Robins, GA 31088

Honor Cords

  • Honor graduates (those with a graduation GPA of 3.5 or higher) will receive a gold honor cord, to be worn around the neck.
  • Members of the National Technical Honor Society will receive a white tassel, to be worn on the cap, and a white stole, to be worn around the neck.
  • Members of the Military and Veterans wear a red, white, and blue cord around their necks.

*Please note that graduates who should receive an honor cord, military veteran cord, or National Technical Honor Society (NTHS) stole can pick them up from the Registrar’s Office.*

Graduation Requirements

  • Graduates must satisfy the College’s residency requirement (students must complete at least 25% of the coursework in their program of study at CGTC).
  • Your high school/GED transcript and college transcript (if applicable) must be on file with the Office of Admissions.
  • All financial obligations or responsibilities (library fines, parking fines, financial balances, etc.) must be settled.

Graduate Application Checklist

  • Submit a graduation application in the Student Portal (login to the Student Portal, click Forms, then click Apply for Graduation). You must submit the application by the end of February if you wish to participate in the graduation ceremony.
  • Pay the $40 application fee (degree and diploma graduates only) for each copy of the degree and/or diploma that you would like to receive.
  • Students can pay by phone
    • Warner Robins Campus: (478) 218-3387
    • Macon Campus: (478) 757-3412
    • Milledgeville Campus: (478) 445-2303
  • The ACT WorkKeys  assessments has been waived until June 30, 2023.  (Testing for graduates will begin July 1, 2023).
  • Complete the Graduate Exit Survey (the survey will be available online once you submit your graduation application through the Student Portal).
  • If you received a federal student loan while attending CGTC, you must complete exit counseling at

*Diplomas, degrees, and certificates will be mailed 10 – 12 weeks after the semester of completion.

2023 Commencement Ceremony

CGTC’s 2022 Commencement Ceremony Streamed Live May 5, 2023, at 11 a.m. from the Macon Centreplex Coliseum. View the recorded version below. The program and the ceremony photo album can be accessed via the buttons below the video.

2023 Commencement from Cabiness Video Productions on Vimeo.