Important Information for Spring 2022 Graduates

We are happy to announce that Commencement will be held May 5, 2022 at 5 p.m. at the  Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum, located at 2825 University Parkway.

We look forward to celebrating the class of 2022 on this day!

Graduation Registration

Go to our 2022 Commencement Exercises Registration page to register for graduation! Those who are graduating only need to register and there is no registration required for family members.

Forsyth Tech Commencement Rehearsal Video

Please watch this video so you are prepared for the Commencement Exercises on May 5.

Forsyth Tech Commencement FAQ’s

How do I get my regalia?

Regalia will be available for pick up at the Grad Fair. However, if you are unable to attend then, you can always go pick up your regalia in the Robert L. Strickland Center Bookstore on our main campus.

Do I need to register my guests?

No, you only need to register yourself.

What if I need special assistance at the ceremony?

If accommodations are needed to participate in any commencement activities, please contact Accessibility Resources at 336-734-7378 or

How early should my family and I arrive for the ceremony?

Graduates are asked to arrive between 3:15 and 3:30 p.m. Doors will open at 3:30 p.m. for friends and family.

How long will the graduation ceremony last?

The ceremony will last approximately 2 hours.

I have an accounts receivable hold.  Do I have to pay that before I get my diploma?

Yes, you must settle your balance before you may receive your actual diploma.

How many people can I invite to the Commencement ceremony?

You may invite however many people you like.

When will I get my actual diploma?   

We will have a date in mid-May for your to pick up your actual diploma from the records office in the Strickland Center.

Where can I get my cap and gown?

Cap and gowns will be available for pickup during Grad Fair on April 12-14. If you are not able to pick it up then, you may pick it up from the bookstore in the Strickland Center.