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Georgia Tech to Host Fall In-Human being Graduation Ceremonies
Oct 5, 2020
• Atlanta, GA
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Graduates had been notified previous 7 days that Georgia Tech will maintain in-individual ceremonies for Commencement this December. Spring, Summer months, and Drop 2020 graduates are all invited to take part.
Ceremonies will be held Dec. 11 and 12 at Bobby Dodd Stadium. The locale is based mostly on steering from the Governor’s Covid-19 Process Force, the Georgia Division of Community Well being, and the Facilities for Illness Command and Prevention, which encourages outside areas for bigger public gatherings such as Graduation. A venue of this dimensions will permit for suitable bodily distancing — and one of the finest views of the town from campus.
Students are demanded to RSVP to attend and receive visitor tickets, and the RSVP window will open up Monday, Oct. 19. All ceremonies will be ticketed, and students will obtain five visitor tickets just about every. No working day-of tickets will be presented.
All 2020 graduates are invited to wander in either the slide ceremony or Spring 2021 ceremonies.
Learners have been assigned a ceremony primarily based on their diploma amount and graduating semester:
Ceremony 1 – Spring and summer bachelor’s and master’s students
Friday, December 11, at 2 p.m.
Ceremony 2 – Tumble master’s learners and spring, summer, and fall Ph.D. pupils
Saturday, December 12, at 9 a.m.
Ceremony 3 – Tumble bachelor’s pupils
Saturday, December 12, at 2 p.m.
The outdoors ceremony is a rain or glow function. All ceremonies will be livestreamed and will also be readily available for viewing right after the event. Friends who are at superior hazard for extreme illness due to Covid-19 are encouraged to take part by way of livestream.
To accommodate bodily distancing and other community wellness rules, some modifications to the ceremony could be essential. These consist of but are not restricted to:
- No college student processional.
- Physically distanced seating for learners and friends.
- Students will nonetheless be independently acknowledged at the ceremony but will not participate in the classic handshake with leadership or be hooded by their advisor.
- Experience coverings necessary although inside of the stadium.
More information will be shared with graduates by way of email, as well as at graduation.gatech.edu, as the function receives nearer.