Celebrating Oglethorpe's Graduates

Information for Oglethorpe's commencement ceremony

Graduating Class of '23

The commencement ceremony for the Class of 2023 will be held on the Oglethorpe University academic quad on Saturday, May 20, 2023 at 9 a.m. 

The ceremony will be livestreamed with English and Spanish subtitles.

Important dates & times

Thursday, May 18
Commencement rehearsal – Location TBD, 4:30 p.m.
Carillon Ceremony – Lupton Hall, immediately following rehearsal

Friday, May 19
President’s Reception for seniors and their families – Turner Lynch Campus Center, 4 – 6 p.m.

Saturday, May 20
Commencement Ceremony – Graduates report to the Library Atrium by 8 a.m.
Guests are encouraged to be seated by 8:45 a.m.  No tickets required. Seating is first-come, first-served.

Please check back for information on the Commencement speaker and Senior Week activities.


Please continue to check your Oglethorpe email and this website for information as it becomes available. For additional questions, contact [email protected]