Celebrating our Spring 2020 Graduates

April 30, 2020

A Message from the College

Georgia Tech will recognize its Spring 2020 graduates with an online celebration on Friday, May 1, and an in-person ceremony on campus later this year. The virtual celebration on Friday May 1st 2020 will engage the entire community in congratulating graduates on their academic achievement. The event will begin at noon with a welcome from the president and deans and will continue throughout the day with student interviews, messages from faculty, staff, and alumni, and opportunities for sharing on social media. Updates to this page will offer ways to virtually celebrate and participate.

Chair Message

Virtual Celebration

Aerospace Engineering

The Daniel Guggenheim School of Aerospace Engineering will be celebrating the accomplishments of the Class of 2020 in two online ceremonies. Once it is safe to do so, the Institute will stage a commencement celebration which will be in-person. If you are a 2020 Spring graduate, you are welcome to attend the virtual or the in-person or both ceremonies.

Chair Message

Biomedical Engineering

A special message to graduates from the School Chair. To honor your achievement, the BME department has created an online flipgrid mix tape to be openly viewable starting at 10 am, Friday, May 1st. 

Chair Message

Civil and Environmental Engineering

A special message to graduates from the School Chair.

Chair Message

Virtual Celebration

Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering

ChBE will hold Online Celebrations for our PhD/MS graduates at 10 a.m. EDT on Friday May 1 and for our graduating seniors at 10 a.m. EDT on Saturday May 2.

Chair Message

Virtual Celebration

Electrical & Computer Engineering

On May 6, 2020, at 1:00 p.m. the School of ECE will host a Facebook Premiere Party to celebrate our graduating students. Watch the video live on the ECE Facebook page. Comment, converse, and celebrate with us!

Industrial and Systems Engineering

A special message to graduates from the School Chair.

Chair Message

Virtual Celebration

Mechanical Engineering

Please join us on Tuesday, May 5 at 3 PM EST as we hold a casual virtual reception celebrating our graduate students who are graduating. This will be an interactive event, so feel free to come with stories or memories to share about your favorite experiences in the Woodruff School.

Materials Science and Engineering

Please join the School of Material Science and Engineering for a Graduation Celebration event on Friday, May 1 from 3 - 5 p.m. EST. The event will be held virtually via the BlueJeans event platform. Please note that snappy casual (non-formal attire) and regalia are encouraged for those attending the event. Let's make this a great celebration for our graduating seniors, master's, and Ph.D. candidates! 

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Georgia Tech's Online Celebration for Graduates

All the information on Georgia Tech's Spring 2020 graduates' Online Celebration.

Celebrate graduation with Animal Crossing: New Horizons

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the traditional, in-person ceremony for Spring 2020 graduates. However, thanks to the work of a graduating master's student, you can dress in graduation attire on the Nintendo Switch best-selling game Animal Crossing: New Horizons.

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