Admissions

Graduation Information

CONGRATULATIONS!

This is a huge milestone and now your hard work is paying off. In order to be awarded the degree you have earned you must apply for graduation. It is best to apply for graduation the semester before you intend to graduate to ensure all requirements have been met. If you are planning on graduating at the end of this term apply as soon as possible. Follow these steps:

  • Print a Graduation Application
  • Complete the application with your advisor
  • Pay $40 Graduation fee at the Cashier's Office (Douglas Campus - Engram Hall; Waycross Campus - Administrative Building)
  • Obtain the required signature from Financial Aid (Douglas Campus - Financial Aid Office; Waycross Campus - Enrollment Services Office)
  • Submit your Graduation Application (Douglas Campus - Registrar's Office; Waycross Campus - Enrollment Services Office)

Frequently Asked Questions

In order to be awarded the degree you have earned you must apply for graduation. It is best to apply for graduation the semester before you intend to graduate to ensure all requirements have been met. If you are planning on graduating at the end of this term apply as soon as possible. Follow these steps:

  • Print a Graduation Application
  • Complete the form with your advisor
  • Pay $40 Graduation fee at the Cashier's Office (Douglas Campus - Engram Hall; Waycross Campus - Administrative Building)
  • Obtain the required signature from Financial Aid (Douglas Campus - Financial Aid Office; Waycross Campus - Enrollment Services Office)
  • Submit you Graduation Application (Douglas Campus - Registrar's Office; Waycross Campus - Enrollment Services Office)

Graduation is held at the end of Spring Semester in May. The SGSC Douglas Campus Graduation is held on the lawn in front of Peterson Hall. The SGSC Waycross Campus Graduation is held in the Gymnasium.

Meet with your advisor to check your progress toward graduation. If you do not know who your advisor is, check your Banner Web, with the Registrar’s Office (Douglas Campus) or with the Enrollment Services Office (Waycross Campus).

Requirements for all pathways can be found in the catalog.

Graduating students order caps and gowns online from Oak Hall. At this website you will order your cap/gown/tassel unit. The cost of the unit is in addition to the $40.00 graduation application fee submitted with your Graduation Application.

Balfour offers announcements and other graduation accessories if you would like to make additional purchases.

The SGSC Bookstore carries diploma covers.

Contact the Registrar's Office, registrar@sgsc.edu.