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Horry-Georgetown Technical College looks forward to welcoming families and friends to the next Commencement ceremony as we recognize and celebrate the academic achievements and lasting contributions that our students have made to the College.

Important Graduation Information:

Horry-Georgetown Technical College is pleased to announce the Graduation Ceremony for the 2020-2021 academic year will take place on May 12, 2021 at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center. To provide a safe environment during the COVID-19 pandemic, up to three Commencement Ceremonies may be held. Tickets will be first offered for a 1:00 p.m. ceremony. If the 1:00 p.m. ceremony reaches capacity, tickets will then be offered for a 9:00 a.m. ceremony. If the 9:00 a.m. ceremony reaches capacity, tickets will be distributed for a final ceremony at 5:00 p.m. Once capacity for each ceremony is reached, ticket distribution will end so be sure to get your tickets early. The time of the ceremony will be printed on your tickets. Once you receive your tickets, you will not be permitted to change to another ceremony, if an additional ceremony is open.

Graduation Ticket Distribution Times:

Conway Campus
Bldg 1100, Cafe 1100
Tuesday, April 13, 9am–4pm
Monday, April 19, 9am–4pm
Wednesday, April 21, 9am–4pm

Georgetown Campus
Bldg. 100, Room 114
Monday, April 12, 9am–3pm
Thursday, April 22, 12:30pm–6pm

Grand Strand Campus
Bldg 200, Student Lounge
Thursday, April 15, 12pm–6pm
Monday, April 19, 8am–12pm, 1pm–6pm

* Students must obtain their tickets on one of the distribution dates above.

Graduates interested in attending will need to have graduated Fall 2020 or plan to graduate Spring 2021 or Summer 2021 and have applied for graduation.

The approval to hold the event was given by the South Carolina Department of Commerce. Please note: a subsequent Executive Order by the Governor of South Carolina may potentially modify or revoke the approval of this event.

Further information concerning the Spring 2021 Commencement Ceremony held on May 12, 2021 at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center can be found in the Graduation Guide. The flyer includes all details concerning the event. Please read carefully. If you have any further questions, please email commencement@hgtc.edu.

For students who have already received their diploma, but are requesting a diploma reprint because they have lost their diploma or wish to have another copy, a Diploma Replacement Request Form must be completed and submitted with a $15 fee.  It will take 2-3 weeks to process the request.

How to apply for graduation

  1. First, confer with your academic advisor to review your progress toward program completion and determine whether you have successfully completed all courses necessary for your associate degree, diploma, or certificate. You can find your assigned academic advisor on WaveNet.
  2. Complete an HGTC Application for Graduation. Download the Graduation application.
  3. Return application to the Registrar's Office via email at registrar@hgtc.edu.

On behalf of the entire college community, CONGRATULATIONS!

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