Georgia Highlands College will be following guidance from the University System of Georgia and will postpone commencement ceremonies scheduled for May 16th, 2020. We will be rescheduling the 2020 graduation ceremonies for a later date when we are confident of the safety and well-being for our graduates and their guests. We will begin posting additional details as they become available.
Items to Complete before Graduating
Complete Petition for Graduation Application:
The deadline is one semester prior to the semester for completion of requirements.
A process to request that a course taken will substitute for one required in the prescribed curriculum for your program of study; see your advisor. Have an alternate plan should the substitution not be approved.
Choose the correct catalog for your program of study:
You may choose any one catalog in effect while you have been a student at Georgia Highlands College.
18 semester hours of degree credit level classes must be completed at Georgia Highlands College.
Must be 2.0 overall.
Georgia Constitution Requirements:
History 1000 for Career Programs — Political Science 1101 for Transfer Programs.
Georgia History Requirements:
History 1000 for Career Programs — History 2111 or History 2112 for Transfer Programs. NOTE: students who transfer in credits for POLS 1101 or HIST 2111/2112 from an out-of-state institution must contact the Academic Dean for Social Science.
Computer Literacy Requirement:
FCCS 1100, CL090, CSCI 100, or higher level computer class will satisfy this requirement. May be cleared through an exemption test. Contact the Assessment Center.
Your name will be printed as it is listed in our system. Any name changes must be submitted no later than February 1. After that date, you may be charged for a replacement diploma.
All fines, library fees, and traffic tickets must be cleared before you receive a diploma. If you participated in a financial aid loan program, you must have an exit counseling interview. It is the petitioner’s responsibility to determine if financial obligations are assessed on their accounts.