Signature Events:

Welcome at the Arch

Commencement Celebration
May 8, 2013
5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Tate Plaza
The University of Georgia

Join the UGA Alumni Association for the inaugural Commencement Celebration! The DJ will get seniors pumped up for Graduation with plenty of excellent tunes while they enjoy free food, refreshments, and prizes.

The University of Georgia Bookstore, directly adjacent to Tate Plaza, is offering a 20% discount to graduating seniors on clothing and gifts from5:00 – 7:00 p.m. The first 250 seniors in attendance will take home a gift from the UGA Alumni Association and the first 200 will also receive the official UGA Alumni T-shirt!

The Alumni Association will unveil the Class of 2013 Senior Signature class plaque, so attendees may be among the first to take their picture next to their name on the plaque.

Student organizations will perform – the last time for many of their senior members – and representatives from a variety of alumni groups will beon hand to answer questions about staying connected to UGA after Graduation. And you never know who might come help you celebrate – you have to show up to find out!

Welcome at the Arch
May 10, 2013
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
The Arch, The Chapel Bell, and Tate Plaza
The University of Georgia

The Alumni Association is happy to be a part of the time-honored tradition of new graduates taking pictures at the Arch. On the day of Commencement ceremonies, alumni volunteers gather to provide water and special UGA giveaways to those waiting in line.  A professional photographer will be on hand to capture the perfect photo that will be treasure for years to come.  For more information, contact Wanda Darden at or (706) 542-8199.

Thank you to our Affinity Partners
Bank of America
Marsh Liberty Mutual