All Floyd Campus faculty and staff are asked to park at Lakeview Building/RESA to accommodate graduates and guests (re: 05/11/22 email from Brad Gilmore).

Faculty attending for RSVP’d event should enter the Floyd Campus grounds located at 3175 Cedartown Hwy, Rome, from the southern entrance near Physical Plant off Booze Mountain Road (see Commencement Diagram). Faculty Parking is indicated on either side of the Gym/PE building and is closest to the southern annex and Gym locker areas for faculty robing and assembly.


  1. Please print the parking pass from your May 3rd email to display on your vehicle dashboard or have it downloaded to your phone or mobile device for ready access. This will allow officers to easily identify and direct you upon arrival.
  2. Arrive on campus 30 minutes prior to your RSVP’d event time, and prepare to be robed and assembled at the Gym locker area (southern annex) for processional by 15 minutes prior to event time. Light refreshments will be provided in the gym corridor.
  3. Mace Bearer Lisa Jellum will lead the faculty marshals (Susan Claxton, 10am; Debbie Amason, 2pm; and Frank Minor, 6pm) and processional from the PE/Gym southern annex at 5 minutes prior to event time (see Commencement Diagram).

FACULTY parking passes and robing instructions were emailed to all RSVP’d faculty from the president’s office on Tuesday, May 3. If you did not receive confirmation, please email Tammy Nicholson at tnichols@highlands.edu

Thursday, May 12th

Floyd Campus Gymnasium, Rome

(check livestreams and updates at GHCtoday)


10:00 a.m. Commencement

with guest speaker

USG Regent Cade Joiner


2:00 p.m. Nursing Pinning & Commencement 

with guest speaker

Rebecca Maddox, retired Director of Nursing


6:00 p.m. Commencement

with presentation of

2022 Walraven Award to

Prof. Sharryse Henderson

& graduates speech by

Matthew Perry, SGA President

Volunteers for 2pm and 6pm ceremonies should please email Brad Gilmore at bgilmore@highlands.edu to learn how you can be a part of this very special day!

Check GHC Inform for daily updates and details regarding parking, run-of-show, etc., and check GHCtoday for livestreams and live updates.

GHC graduate information including checklist and details can be accessed at COMMENCEMENT.HIGHLANDS.EDU

Questions related to commencement planning can be emailed to Graduation2022@highlands.edu