To recognize and honor the Medical Partnership Class of 2017, the Athens campus will be hosting a Community Celebration. The Celebration takes place the day following Graduation on the UGA Health Sciences Campus Marching Grounds. A reception will be held following the ceremony in Royar Square on the UGA Health Sciences Campus.
Important Note for Graduates and guests: Medical Partnership graduates should assemble in Royar Square by 9:00 a.m. for the official class photo at 9:15 a.m. The Processional will begin at 9:45 a.m., and the ceremony will begin promptly at 10:00 a.m.
The AU/UGA Medical Partnership Community Celebration and Recognition is scheduled for Saturday, May 13, 2017, outdoors on the UGA Health Sciences Campus’ marching grounds. In the event of inclement weather, a change of venue announcement will be made at 8:30 a.m. in front of Miller Hall.
The ceremony begins at 10:00 a.m. and will last approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes. Programs will be placed in the seats for each of the students, and guests will receive copies while supplies last.
There is no limit to the number of guests. Tickets are not required. Please note: seats cannot be reserved for the Community Celebration and Recognition.
Immediately following the ceremony, Medical Partnership graduates and their guests are invited to have light refreshments in Royar Square in front of Winnie Davis Hall.
Parking is available in all UGA Health Sciences campus lots. Please do not park on sidewalks, landscaped areas, or on streets so as to not block lanes of traffic. Improperly parked vehicles may be towed. It is suggested that disabled and elderly guests arrive early to ensure nearby parking. There will be a golf cart in the parking lots to carry guests to the event location as needed.
In the event of inclement weather, a change of venue announcement will be made at 8:30 a.m. in front of Miller Hall on the UGA Health Sciences Campus, as well as posted on the Medical Partnership website (medicalpartnership.usg.edu) and the Medical Partnership Facebook page (www.facebook.com/auugamedicalpartnership). The rain location for the ceremony will be George Hall on the UGA Health Sciences Campus.
After the event concludes and all photos have been taken, students and faculty should return their gown, hood, and tam to Russell Hall Room 151.