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Horry-Georgetown Technical College


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:

The Next Commencement Ceremony will take place at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center on May 9, 2018 

Diplomas for Fall 2017 graduates may be picked up from the Registrar's office on the Conway Campus from February 19 – March 2, 2018.  Office hours are Monday - Thursday 7:45 am - 5:00 pm and Friday from 8:00 am - 12:30 pm. 

If you choose not to pick up your diploma, it will be mailed to the address on file beginning the week of March 5.  

Reminder: Graduation Applications are still being accepted for the Spring 2018 semester. In order for a student to have their name printed in the Commencement program, they must submit their completed Graduation Application to the Registrar’s Office no later than April 2, 2018. Graduation Applications are due by May 1, 2018 for Spring graduates and June 1, 2018 for Summer graduates.

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 or pick up a copy at the Registrar's Office on the Conway Campus or the Admissions Office on the Grand Strand and Georgetown Campuses.

3) Return application to the Registrar's Office on the Conway Campus or the Admissions Office on the Grand Strand and Georgetown Campus with a copy of your Degree Works requirements found through WaveNet.

Graduation Gowns for Sale at BookstoreCaps and Gowns (now blue) are available for purchase in the Bookstore on all campuses.  You must purchase a cap and gown in order to receive graduation tickets and attend the Commencement Ceremony on May 9th.  The costs are as follows:

  • $37.98 for cap/gown/tassel
  • $24.98 for gown only
  • $5.98 for tassel only
  • $7.98 for cap only

On behalf of the entire college community, CONGRATULATIONS!


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