GWCCA graduation ceremony tips for DeKalb County Schools

It’s that time again for caps, gowns, tassels, and rites of passage at the Georgia World Congress Center (GWCC). We are excited to host the DeKalb County School District graduation ceremonies so get ready family, friends, and community. We will kick off the graduation season starting with Towers High School’s commencement ceremony on Tuesday (May 28).

Here at the Georgia World Congress Center Authority (GWCCA) we offer congratulations to you and your graduate on a job well done. We want to ensure you and your guests have the best experience this graduation season. To ensure everything goes well on graduation day, we’ve compiled a few graduation day tips that will help navigate this exciting yet hectic milestone.

The Georgia World Congress Center’s Building C.

DeKalb County high school graduations are hosted on our downtown Atlanta campus in the GWCC’s Building C. The address for GPS purposes is: 235 Northside Dr., NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30313.

Parking on GWCCA campus

Things to remember to make this graduation season successful:

Bring your ticket and arrive early.

Suggestions on what to bring

Suggestions on what NOT to bring

ADA Guests

Drop off attendees:


Finding your graduate after the ceremony:

Other events happening on campus:

Solar Energy Trade Show, Building A, May 28-30

Atlanta United vs. Minnesota United, Mercedes-Benz Stadium (MBS), 7 p.m., May 29

Atlanta Dream vs. Seattle Storm, State Farm Arena, 7:30 p.m., May 31

Savannah College of Art and Design Graduation, Building C, June 1

Atlanta United vs. Chicago Fire, MBS, 6 p.m., June 1

Ultimate Women’s Expo, Building A, June 1-2

American Society for Mass Spectrometry, Building A, June 2-6

2019 DeKalb County Graduation Schedule

Tuesday, May 28

Wednesday, May 29

Thursday, May 30                    

Friday, May 31

Saturday, June 1

Sunday, June 2