The Registrar’s Office has the honor of conferring Degrees, Diplomas, and Technical Certificates of Credit to the graduates of Augusta Technical College. There is one Commencement Ceremony held each year in honor of our graduates. Graduation is the process that verifies all degree requirements have been met, and the degree awarded (i.e., conferred). You are not required to participate in the commencement ceremony in order to graduate.

Graduation Requirements

  • Achieve regular admission status
  • Complete all courses, credit hours, and grade requirements for the program as outlined in the Augusta Technical College catalog
  • Have a graduation GPA of 2.0 from the program of study in which the student is enrolled
  • Complete at least 25% of program credit hours at Augusta Technical College
  • All certificate, diploma, and degree students must pay the non-refundable, $40 graduation fee.
  • Students wishing to participate in Commencement must submit a Graduation Application and pay the application fee.
  • Students who just wish to receive their credentials, and do not want to participate in Commencement, must submit a Request for Diploma and pay the graduation fee. 

Graduation Policy
For more information on our graduation policy, residency requirements for graduation, information on receiving duplicate credentials, and the requirements to be an honor graduate please view the Graduation Policy section in the Academic Catalog.

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Graduation Application

Commencement refers to the ceremony where the president, deans, faculty, and staff of Augusta Technical College join your family and friends in paying special tribute to you for the outstanding efforts you have shown in earning your degree, diploma, or technical certificate of credit.

View Commencement Information for more information on the Ceremony.