Commencement  2021


Important Dates

Monday, April 5, 2021

Final day to order announcements to arrive before commencement without rush delivery 

Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Last day to take Ringing the Bell Survey for the class of 2021 (a link for the survey will be sent to your ASC email)

Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Final day for the class of 2021 to make your Senior Gift

Saturday, May 15, 2021

Commencement ceremony for Class of 2021 (9:00 a.m.)

Commencement ceremony for Class of 2020 (3:00 p.m.)

Monday, May 17, 2021

Residence halls, including Avery Glen Apartments, close for seniors at noon

Graduation Application - Class of 2021

The online graduation application closed on February 1, 2021, and printed diplomas have been ordered. If you have a question about your application or diploma, please email

Graduation Checklist

1.Contact Financial Aid For Exit Counseling
Graduating students who have borrowed a Federal Stafford Loan while attending Agnes Scott must complete Federal Stafford Loan Exit Counseling. You should go to to complete an online Federal Stafford Loan Exit Counseling session. The Office of Financial Aid will be notified automatically once you complete the online session. Please save the confirmation page for your records.

2. Ensure Registrar Has Received Final Grades
Final grades for graduating seniors are normally posted on ASCAgnes by the Thursday before commencement. All grades, including those from study abroad, cross-registration and transient work, must be received before the registrar can certify you for graduation.

3. Resolve Outstanding Obligations (See AscAgnes “Student Holds”)
Clear up any McCain Library charges
Pay any outstanding balances with the Accounting Office
Diplomas and transcripts cannot be released until all obligations are resolved

4. Complete the Ringing the Bell Survey
Each year Agnes Scott College surveys the senior class. The survey focuses on your undergraduate experience and your future plans. The information that you provide will help us improve the quality of education and programs at Agnes Scott College and stay in touch with you after graduation. For questions about the survey, please contact Corey Dunn at

5. Notify Registrar If Your Plans Change
If you indicated on your graduation application that you would attend the ceremony and your plans change, please email and indicate whether to mail your diploma or hold it for pick up.

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