The commencement ceremony will begin at 1:00 p.m., Sunday, May 19, 2013, in the Grand Ballroom on the lower level of the Gwinnett Center, 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway in Duluth, Georgia. Graduates must arrive no later than 8 a.m. for rehearsal. Following rehearsal, graduates may join their family and friends for lunch on-your-own prior to the 1:00 p.m. ceremony. Graduates should return to the Grand Ballroom by 12:00 p.m. Guest seating, by ticket only, will begin at 12:00 p.m.
The ceremony should conclude by 2:30 p.m. Following the ceremony, graduates will receive their official diplomas. The exact location to pick up diplomas will be announced during rehearsal.