Graduation

Commencement will be held on Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at  7 p.m. on the campus of University of Mary Washington in the Anderson Center,

Steps to graduating

  • Review eligibility

    Eligibility

    Meet with your academic advisor to discuss your eligibility.

  • Fill out application

    Fill out application

    Application for Graduation

    One application must be submitted for each degree/certificate you wish to receive. The College reserves the right to determine the appropriateness of awarding additional degrees in order to maintain the academic integrity of the College.

    Completing application online

    Complete the online application for commencement by logging onto your MyGCC and clicking on Degree Progress/Graduation and then clicking Apply for Graduation.

  • Review deadlines

    Deadlines to apply for graduation

    Summer term

    May 31

    Fall term

    September 30

    Spring term

    January 31

  • View term information

    Term information

    Summer term

    Graduates are eligible to attend the May commencement ceremony prior to their actual graduation term.

    Spring term

    Graduate commencement honors will be taken from the prior Fall term cumulative GPA.

    Fall term

    Graduate commencement honors will be taken from the prior Spring term cumulative GPA.

  • Review commencement dates

    Commencement dates

    Germanna holds two commencement ceremonies each year, one in May and one in December. All students who complete an associate, certificate, or career studies certificate will be eligible to attend the May or December ceremony.

  • Get proper transcripts

    Get proper transcripts

    Transcripts from other colleges must be on file in the Office of Admissions and Records as early as possible. Your eligibility for graduation may depend upon transfer credit from another college.  It is your responsibility to make sure transcripts are on file.

  • Commencement date and location

    Commencement date and location

    Commencement location

    Commencement will be held on the campus of University of Mary Washington in the Anderson Center


    Address

    1301 College Avenue
    Fredericksburg, VA 22401

    The Anderson Center is located on the corner of Route 1 and College Avenue.

    Campus map


    Directions

    From Interstate 95

    Take Exit 130A (Route 3 East), and follow through five stoplights. At the sixth light, turn left onto Busi­ness Route 3 (William Street), remaining in the left lane. At the first light, turn left onto College Avenue, and the campus will be on your right. Once on College Avenue, go straight through the first stoplight, and turn right at the second light (Route 1), Drive under the UMW Walkway and make an immediate right onto Alvey Drive. Visitor parking is located in the parking deck adjacent to the gyms.

    From Route 1 North

    Follow Route 1 to Fredericksburg and UMW campus. After driving under the UMW walkway across Route 1, make the next right onto Alvey Drive. Visitor parking is located in the parking deck adjacent to the gyms.

    From Route 1 South

    Follow Route 1 to Fredericksburg and UMW campus. Prior to driving under the UMW walkway across Route 1, make a left onto Alvey Drive. Visitor parking is located in the parking deck adjacent to the gyms.

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  • Commencement live streams

    Commencement live streams