Graduation Services

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Your program completion is near and it is time to apply for your graduation. The staff at Wiregrass is proud of your accomplishments and welcomes this opportunity to assist you in achieving your educational and career goals. Applying for graduation is the first step.

  • Please note: students must apply for graduation to be awarded program completion and for resulting graduation status to be indicated on academic transcript.  

To apply to graduate, click to download the Graduation Application Packet. Note: for individual forms and documents see information below.

PLEASE NOTE: Summer 2017 degrees, diplomas and technical certificates for eligible graduates are expected to be available for pickup on your local campus September 20, 2017. Those applying late may not be immediately available. Please check student email for confirmation that your credential is ready for pick up and confirm location. Contact with any questions or concerns.

Requirements to Graduate

In order to be eligible for a degree, diploma, or technical certificate of credit, your must meet all of the following requirements:

  1. Complete all occupational courses with a “C” or better.
  2. Meet the required credit hours prescribed by each department and catalog (curriculum) in effect the semester you were admitted into program.
    Students who have a break in enrollment will be entered under a new catalog term. Course substitutions or waivers must be approved by the Program Coordinator or Academic Dean of the course area. Some courses are subject to a 10-year expiration date.
  3. Have a cumulative Graduation Grade Point Average of 2.0 in major and cannot be on Academic Dismissal.
    Students who have a Graduation GPA (average of all courses specifically applied toward your graduation for the major) of at least 3.5 will graduate with honors.
    Please Note: Graduation GPA is calculated using final grades. Your honor status for commencement will reflect all of your final grades at the time of commencement and may not reflect expected semester final grades, grade changes or IPs. Transient grades and transfer credit do not affect your grade point average but may be required to graduate.
  4. Complete at least 25% of program credit hours at Wiregrass Georgia Technical College.
  5. Satisfy all financial obligations to the College and reconcile any holds.
  6. Complete the Follow-Up Survey & Evaluation Questionnaire (page 4).
    The survey may be completed using page 4 of the application, or by using this link: Placement Follow-Up Survey & Evaluation Questionnaire.
  7. Complete the FREE Application for Graduation Form (page 3) and submit to the Registrar’s Office as soon as you are advised for your final classes.
    **Please apply to graduate during advisement/pre-registration for your last semester and no later than the second week of the last semester you will be attending. Note: all students that wish to receive any diploma, degree or certificate they have completed must fill out the Free Graduation Application and turn in to the Registrar’s Office as outlined above.
  8. PUBLICATION DEADLINES: The deadlines listed below are for completing the Commencement Participation Form in bookstore and paying participation fee if you choose to walk.
    Fall 2017 Semester: October 19, 2017
    Spring 2018 Semester: April 9, 2018
    Summer 2018 Semester: May 24, 2018
    Applications received after the publication deadline date may not be listed in the commencement program. Late applicants may also experience a delay in receiving their technical certificate, diploma or degree.

Graduation Documents

Upcoming Commencement Ceremonies

Fall 2017 Commencement Ceremony
Friday, December 15, 2017

John Hunt Auditorium
UGA Conference Center
15 RDC Road
Tifton, Georgia 31793
  • All credit programs and GED graduates at 10 a.m.

Future Dates:
Thursday, July 12, 2018
Friday, December 14, 2018


Registrar's Offices

Phone: (229) 259-5536

Valdosta Campus
Berrien Hall,  Room 110
4089 Val Tech Road
Valdosta, GA 31602
Fax: (229) 333-2153

Ben Hill-Irwin Campus
Charles Harris Learning Center, Room 628B
667 Perry House Road
Fitzgerald, GA 31750
Fax: (229) 468-2110

Coffee Campus
Coffee Hall, Room 105
706 West Baker Highway
Douglas, GA 31533
Fax: (912) 389-4308

Office Hours:
7:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
Friday: 7:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

Programs of Study Link Please use this link to print the most current curriculum for your  program of study.

Catalog Links Please use this link to access current and archived editions of the student catalogs.