Master’s students graduating from Andrew Young School of Policy Studies during the Fall 2019 semester will participate in the college’s masters commencement ceremony on Wednesday, December 18th, 2019 at 2 p.m to be held at the Student Center East Ballroom located at 55 Gilmer Street Atlanta, GA 30303.
Below you will find information for graduating masters students wanting to register and attend the college Master’s Commencement Ceremony.
Master’s students must register in advance to participate in the Andrew Young School Master’s Commencement Ceremony. To register please go to: http://commencement.gsu.edu/student-registration-attendance/
Dress code for the Master’s Commencement Ceremony
The dress code for the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies Master’s Commencement Ceremony is full graduation regalia (cap, gown and hood) for graduating candidates.
Guest Attendance and Tickets
Friends and family are invited to attend the recognition ceremony. Each student will be initially allotted 5 guest tickets. If additional tickets do remain, they will be distributed evenly among registered students until they are exhausted. The limited space requires the college to issue tickets for guests to the ceremony. All guests must have a ticket to attend the ceremony. Seating for family and friends is on a first come, first served basis.
Graduates and Guests with Special Needs
If you or your guests have any special needs, please inform us by calling the Andrew Young School’s Office of Academic Assistance at (404) 413-0021. Notify us of your special needs by no later than Monday, December 2, 2019.
Student Check-in for Andrew Young School’s Masters Commencement Ceremony
Ceremony check-in will be from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Urban Life building. Master’s students registered to participate in the Recognition Ceremony must arrive for check-in and instructions before 1:30 p.m. Those students arriving after 1:30 p.m., may not be recognized on stage because the ceremony progresses very quickly, so it is imperative that students arrive on time for check-in. Regalia is required to participate in the ceremony.
Once graduates check in, they will be given instructions on the processional, seating, ceremony recognition and recessional. Guests of the graduates are to proceed to the seating area in the ballroom. The doors to the seating area will open at 1:00 p.m. Graduates participating in the ceremony should leave their valuables with their guests or be prepared to take their valuables with them during the ceremony.
The Andrew Young School of Policy Studies is not responsible for any items left unattended during or after the ceremony.