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Additional Events

In addition to the commencement ceremonies, the College of Charleston hosts a series of events including, but not limited to Senior class meetings, rehearsals, Baccalaureate, multicultural graduation celebrations, and school award ceremonies and receptions.

Please see details below for both our Winter 2019 Events and Spring 2020 Events. Please check back regularly as these are updated throughout the year. 


Winter 2019 Commencement Events

Senior Class Meeting 

Senior Class Meeting for December Commencement 
5:00 - 6:00 PM, November 7, 2019
Stern Center, Room 205
pdf of this Winter 2019 Senior Class Meeting

This meeting is NOT mandatory. If you are unable to attend, you should be able to have your questions answered from this commencement webiste.

Rehearsals

There is no advance rehearsal for the December 14, 2019 ceremony. Students are given instructions the day-of the ceremony.

Undergraduates must arrive at the Johnson Center gymnasium by 12:30pm on Saturday, December 14, 2019 to check-in, receive your name card and check-in with the name reader for pronunciation clarification if needed before lining up for the ceremony. 

Graduate students are given instruction about when and where to assemble by the Graduate School.

Receptions & Other Events

For information about December 2019 receptions or other commencement related events hosted by your school, department, or program, please contact each office directly. These events are typically not posted to the commencement information website. 


Spring 2020 Commencement Events

Spring 2020 Commencement Rehearsals

Wednesday, May 6, 2020
Cistern Yard (View Rehearsal Times)
66 George Street, Charleston, SC

NOTE: Please visit the Rehearsal webpage for details on all three rehearsals. Reheasal for all degree candidates is mandatory

2020 Senior Class Meetings

Date and time to be announced.

2020 Baccalaureate Celebration

Date and Time to be announced.
Location to be announced.

2020 Multicultural Graduation Celebrations

Lavender Celebration

To be announced. Please visit Lavendar Celebration website to register and RSVP.

Hispanic Latino Graduation Ceremony

To be announced. Please visit Multicultural Graduation Celebrations website to register and RSVP.

Asian-Pacific Islander Unity Celebration

To be announced. Please visit Multicultural Graduation Celebrations website to register and RSVP.

NIA Rite of Passage Celebration

To be announced. Please RSVP 843.953.5660 or email msps@cofc.edu.


Spring 2020 School Awards Ceremonies and Receptions

NOTE: Students should check with their individual departments or programs for information about additional departmental receptions that may be taking place before or after the commencement ceremonies. 

School of the Arts Awards Ceremony
To be announced.

School of Business Senior Awards
To be announced.

School of Business Post-Commencement Reception
To be announced.

School of Education, Health, and Human Performance Commencement Celebration and Awards Ceremony
To be announced.

School of Humanities and Social Sciences Post-Commencement Reception
To be announced.

School of Languages, Cultures, and World Affairs Annual Awards Ceremony and Reception
To be announced.

School of Sciences and Mathematics Awards Ceremony (by invitation only)
To be announced.
Please contact the SSM Dean's Office for more event information.

The Honors College Ceremony and Reception (ticketed event)
To be announced.

Aiken Fellows Society Senior Brunch (by invitation only, and a ticketed event)
To be announced.
Please contact the Honors College for more event information.