Graduation Information

Dear Prospective Dalton State Graduates of December 2014:

CONGRATULATIONS!!! We are proud of each of you and know that you will represent Dalton State well as you pursue your career and educational goals. Listed below is a calendar of events and important information for you to know concerning your graduation ceremony.

Friday, December 12, 2014

  • 8:15 am Check-in for practice on the lower level of the Northwest Georgia Trade and Convention Center between 8:15 a.m. and 8:45 a.m.
  • 9:00 a.m. Graduation practice: The dress is casual for practice. Attendance is mandatory for those planning to participate in the graduation ceremony.
  • 6:00 p.m. Graduation line-up
  • 7:00 p.m. Graduation: Please note there will be an area reserved in front of the stage for family and friends to take pictures.

Please make sure to check your myDaltonState account often to ensure that you do not have a hold on your account. A hold could prevent you from graduating.

Your Diploma:
If you participate in graduation, you will receive your diploma during the ceremony. If not, diplomas may be picked up in the Office of Enrollment Services 10 days after the ceremony. Diplomas not picked within 30 days will be mailed to the address we have on your record in Enrollment Services. If your address is not correct please submit an information update form to the Office of Enrollment Services.

Graduation Practice:
If you plan to participate in Dalton State’s graduation, you must attend the mandatory practice session at the Northwest Georgia Trade and Convention Center on Friday, December 12, 2014. Check-in for practice is from 8:15 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. Practice is typically over by noon. You will need to return to the Trade Center by 6:00 p.m. to line up for your graduation ceremony which will begin at 7:00 p.m. Again, practice is mandatory if you wish to participate in the ceremony. For more information, contact the Office of the Registrar at 706-272-4546.

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