Spring Graduation 2023 will be held on Saturday, May 6 , 2023 at 10:30a.m. in the Shaw Athletic Center. Please carefully review the information below.The livestream of our graduation ceremonies can always be found HERE.
Thursday, May 4
Shaw Athletic Center
2:00p.m. – All graduates are expected to attend.
Saturday, May 6, 2023
Shaw Athletic Center
*Doors open 45 minutes before each ceremony.
Make sure to ask for the Emmanuel rate when reserving your room with any of the following:
Holiday Inn Express (20 mins)
Days Inn (5 mins)
Quality Inn (20 mins)
Roadway Inn (20 mins)
Days Inn (20 mins)
Hampton Inn & Suites (20 mins)
From Atlanta: Take I-85 North to EXIT 160-Royston/Elberton. Turn RIGHT onto GA-51 and continue for approx. 10 miles. Turn RIGHT onto GA-145 and continue for approx. ½ mile. Turn LEFT on US-29 and continue for approx. ½ mile. The Shaw Athletic Center will be on the right, directly behind Franklin Springs City Hall on Lions Place.
From Athens: Take US-29 North approximately 25 miles. The Shaw Athletic Center will be on the right, directly behind Franklin Springs City Hall on Lions Place.
From Greenville: Take I-85 South to EXIT 173- Lavonia / Toccoa. Turn RIGHT onto GA-17 and continue to follow GA-17 about 12 miles. Turn RIGHT onto US-29 S and continue for approx. 2 miles. The Shaw Athletic Center will be on the left, past the College, directly behind Franklin Springs City Hall on Lions Place.
Parking is available at the Shaw Athletic Center and throughout the campus.
Graduation Date: Saturday, May 6, 10:30a.m. Shaw Athletic Center
Honors Night: Friday, May 5, 6:00p.m. Shaw Athletic Center
Rehearsal Date: Thursday, May 4, 2:00 p.m. Shaw Athletic Center
Caps and Gowns
Caps and gowns have been ordered and will be distributed from the Registrar’s Office. After pick-up, let the Registrar’s Office know if there are any problems with the cap and/or gown. These are not rental items and do not have to be returned after the ceremony.
To place an Order for your Emmanuel College Graduation Invitation package, please contact LifeSprings Resources (706) 245-3135 for Jana Fountain.
Attendance of guests will not be limited for this graduation.
Group pictures will be made on Saturday at 9:00a.m. on the steps of the Aaron Building. Be prompt and dressed in your cap and gown for a group picture with your class and department. Individual photos will be made on stage during the ceremony.
Graduates will receive their diploma from Dr. White as they cross the stage unless they have summer courses remaining, an outstanding financial obligation, including library obligations and student fines, Cultural Awareness Program events, or Financial Aid Exit Counseling.
Summer graduates will participate in graduation activities but will not receive their diploma until all required courses have been completed and transcripts received from other institutions.
Transcripts may be requested at www.getmytranscript.com. Note a shortcut is also available in the links listed on this page. Telephone and email requests will not be accepted. There is a fee for all transcript requests.
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