Graduation Information

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Graduation Requirements

To be eligible for graduation, a candidate MUST meet all of the following requirements:

  • Complete an Application for Program of Study Completion form by the mid-term of his/her final term
  • Achieve regular admission status
  • Complete all course and credit hours required as prescribed in the state standards and/or outlined by each department
  • Have a program GPA of 2.0
  • Complete at least 25% of total credit hours at Ogeechee Technical College
  • Satisfy all financial obligations to the college

Graduation with Honors

A President's List Graduate is one who completes his/her program of study with a graduation GPA of 4.0. An Honor List Graduate is one who completes his/her program of study with a graduation GPA of 3.5 or higher. All spring graduates' President's List or Honor List GPA is based on the Fall semester program GPA.

Graduation Gala

February 22, 2024  |  10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.  |  Joseph E. Kennedy Lobby

Cap & Gown

Cost of Cap/Gown

Certificate/Diploma combo  = $45
Associate Degree combo = $75
Tassel = $14
Hood only = $35
Cap only = $13

  • Online ordering is now available. Online orders must be paid by Visa, MasterCard, Discover or American Express
  • Ordering deadlines: Online - March 10 | Bookstore - March 7 with no late fee. Orders placed after the deadline will be subject to a late fee.
Cap/Gown Pickup:  April 24, 2024 | 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. | Joseph E. Kennedy Lobby

After this day, cap/gown can be picked up from the bookstore. Stop by the Registrar's Office to fill out your name card and pick up your honor tassel if you are graduating with a program (graduation) GPA of at least 3.50.

Commencement Information

We are committed to celebrating the accomplishments of our many talented and deserving students.
2024 Graduation will be on May 9 at the Hanner Fieldhouse at 7:00 p.m.

  • Tickets are not required for this year's ceremony
  • Doors will open promptly at 6:00 p.m.
  • Handicap parking and seating will be readily available. We ask that our handicap guests make arrangements to only have one guest with them in the handicap designated areas.


Once all awards have been confirmed, students will receive their degree, diploma, or certificate six to eight weeks after the end of the term and these will be sent first to the student's OTC email electronically and then mailed.

Graduation Photography

GradImages is your school's official graduation photographer. For questions or concerns please contact GradImages customer service.
Phone: 800.261.2576