Commencement Dates

  • Class of 2021 Commencement ceremony is scheduled for Saturday, May 22, 2021, 9:00 a.m. on the academic quad.
  • Class of 2020 Commencement ceremony is rescheduled for Sunday, May 23, 2021, 9:00 a.m. on the academic quad.

The university’s COVID-19 protocols will be in effect for the ceremony, including required face-coverings for all attendees—regardless of vaccination status. Seating will be arranged to allow for necessary social distancing.

The events will be livestreamed via Oglethorpe’s Facebook to ensure additional access for anyone who would like to view the ceremony.

Commencement Speakers

Georgia State Representative Dar’shun Kendrick, an Oglethorpe alumna, will address the graduating Class of 2021. Retired Atlanta Federal Reserve President and Chief Executive Officer George C. (Jack) Guynn, who has served as an Oglethorpe trustee for 25 years, will address the Class of 2020. Read more.


Please continue to check your Oglethorpe email and this website for information as it becomes available. For additional questions, contact commencement@oglethorpe.edu.