Fall Graduation 2023 will be held on Friday, December 8, 2023 at 4:00p.m. in the John W. Swails Center. Please carefully review the information below.The livestream of our graduation ceremonies can always be found HERE.
Thursday, December 7
3:30p.m. – All graduates are expected to attend.
Friday, December 8, 2023
*Doors open one hour before the ceremony.
Make sure to ask for the Emmanuel rate when reserving your room with any of the following:
Holiday Inn Express (20 mins)
Days Inn (5 mins)
Quality Inn (20 mins)
Roadway Inn (20 mins)
Days Inn (20 mins)
Hampton Inn & Suites (20 mins)
From Atlanta: Take I-85 North to EXIT 160- Royston/Elberton. Turn RIGHT onto GA-51 and continue for approx. 10 miles. Turn RIGHT onto GA-145 and continue for approx. 1/2 mile. Turn LEFT onto US -29 and continue for approx. 1/2 mile. The Swails Center will be on the left.
From Athens: Take US-29 North approximately 25 miles. The Swails Center will be on the left.
From Greenville: Take I-85 South to EXIT 173 – Lavonia/Toccoa. Turn RIGHT onto GA-17 and continue to follow GA-17 about 12 miles. Turn RIGHT onto US-29 and continue for approx. 2 miles. The Swails Center will be on the right.
Parking is available at the Swails Center and throughout the campus.
Graduation Date: Friday, December 8, 4:00p.m. Swails Center
Rehearsal Date: Thursday, December 7, 3:30 p.m. Swails Center
CAPS AND GOWNS:
Caps and gowns will be distributed by the Registrar’s Office. Graduates will be notified when they are available. After pickup, let the Registrar’s Office know if there are any problems with the cap or gown These are not rental items and do not have to be returned after the ceremony.
To place an order for your Emmanuel University Graduation Invitation package, please contact LifeSprings Resources (706) 245-3135 for Jana Fountain.
Attendance of guests will not be limited for this graduation.
Group pictures will be made on Friday, December 8 prior to the ceremony. Location to be determined. Be prompt and dressed in your cap and gown for a group picture with your class and department. Individual photos will be made on stage during the ceremony.
Diplomas will be mailed after fall/winter grades are posted and degree completion is confirmed. Please be sure to settle any outstanding account balance, including fines. Complete Financial Aid Exit Counseling as directed by the Financial Aid Office.
Transcripts may be requested at www.getmytranscript.com. Telephone and email requests will not be accepted. There is a fee for all transcript requests.