Fall 2017 CAES Convocation

Posted: October 02, 2017 12:00 AM

Fall 2017 CAES Convocation


The College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences at The University of Georgia is pleased to host our 2017 Fall Convocation on Friday, December 15 at 12:00 pm at the Hugh Hodgson Auditorium of the Performing Arts Center. Both graduate and undergraduate candidates are invited to attend. At this ceremony, every student will be individually recognized, have their picture taken with Dean Pardue, and be presented with a gift from the CAES Alumni Association. 

UGA Commencement for undergraduate students will be held at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, December 15, 2017 in Stegeman Coliseum.  Individual names are not announced at this ceremony. UGA Commencement for graduate students will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Friday, December 15, 2017 in Stegeman Coliseum.

Tickets are not needed for the CAES ceremony.

*In consideration of other participants, we ask that students make arrangements for service dogs in training.

Schedule of Events for the CAES Graduation Ceremony

11:30 am Students arrive to check in and form the processional.

11:45 pm Faculty arrive (no later than this time) to get lined up.

12:00 pm Commencement ceremony begins.

*Note: Parking for graduation is free. The nearest lots to Hugh Hodgson are lots E07 and E11 and the Performing Arts Center deck.

Map of Ceremony Location

  • CAES Ceremony
  • Hugh-Hodgson Hall, Performing Arts Center
  • 250 River Rd.
  • Athes GA, 30602

Important Details

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Have you applied?

The deadline for undergraduates to apply for Fall 2016 Graduation is Thursday, October 19. Graduate students to refer to dates and deadlines here. Students should use the Graduation Application in Athena to indicate the semester in which they will take their final course work.


What to wear?

Academic regalia (cap and gown) must be worn to participate. Students may purchase caps and gowns at the University Bookstore 
through the day of the ceremony.

CAES Graduation 2016


CAES will have a photographer at our convocation to capture high-quality photos of candidates with the dean, as well as group and candid shots. These photos will be available for download by students and family members on the CAES Flickr account a few weeks after the ceremony.

  • CAES Office of Academic Affairs
  • 102 Conner Hall
  • Athens, Georgia 30602
  • 706-542-1611

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