Spring Graduation 2022 will be held on Saturday, May 7 , 2022 in the John W. Swails Center. Please carefully review the information below.
The livestream of our graduation ceremonies can always be found HERE.
Thursday, May 5
John W. Swails Center
2:00 p.m. – All graduates are expected to attend.
Saturday, May 7, 2022
John W. Swails Center
10:00a.m. – School of Business (Business, Communication, Diversified Agriculture, Kinesiology & Sports Management)
1:00p.m. – School of Education, School of Christian Ministries, School of Arts & Sciences, Associate Graduates)
*Doors open 45 minutes before each ceremony.
Dr. Cheryl Bridges Johns
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)
Google map embedded below for your convenience.
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 Swails Center will be on the left.
From Athens: Take US-29 North approximately 25 miles. The Swails Center will be on the left.
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 Swails Center will be on the right.
Parking is available at the John W. Swails Center and throughout the campus.
Graduation Date: Saturday, May 7, 10:00a.m./1:00p.m. Swails Center
Rehearsal Date: Thursday, May 5, 2:00 p.m. Swails 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 9:15a.m. and 12:15p.m. outside the Swails Center. 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.
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.