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Spelman College Commencement

Graduation Checklist

Have you completed the graduation checklist? These are the items that you MUST complete in order to GRADUATE!


Dec. 1 |  Deadline for Application to Graduate and Major Verification Form*
Dec. 1 |  Deadline to complete Clearance Process for Dec. 2020 candidates for graduation


Jan. 23 | Deadline for receipt of CLEP Examination results.
Results received after this date may affect your eligibility to participate in Commencement

April 20-27
| Deadline to complete Senior Survey and First Destination Survey*

April 27 |  Deadline to complete Clearance Process for May 2021 candidates of graduation*

May 14  |  Class Day

May 15  |  Virtual Baccalaureate Ceremony

May 16  |  Commencement Ceremony

* This item MUST be completed prior to graduation

You may check your progress in Degree Works.


Photography and Videography Release

Please be aware that photographers and members of the media will be taking photographs and filming Spelman's Commencement activities. Your presence at the ceremonies constitutes your release, permission, and consent to be photographed and/or recorded. Pictures and/or recordings of you may appear in future printed materials and online, including in commercially available publications.

If you do not wish to be photographed and/or recorded, please be aware of the presence of photographers and members of the media and take steps to avoid contact.