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Spring 2019 Commencement Rehearsals

Wednesday, May 8, 2019
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

2019 Senior Class Meetings

If you missed the meeting, please read the Senior Class Meeting Student Commencement Guide (Spring 2019).

NOTE: For all students and ticketed guests, please see the NEW clear bag protocol and list of prohibited items. There will be no location to secure bags, purses, etc. Please leave items in your car or other locations. 

2019 Baccalaureate Celebration

Thursday, May 9, 2019 at 6:30 P.M.
Recital Hall, Albert Simons Center for the Arts
54 St. Philip Street, Charleston, SC 

The College's Religious Life Council invites all to join in an interfaith program in celebration of our graduating students. Interim President Steve Osborne, Speaker. Reception to follow at the President’s House (6 Glebe Street).



2019 Multicultural Graduation Celebrations

MGCs Save the Date

Lavender Celebration

Thursday, May 2, 2019 at 5:00 pm 
Alumni Center in the School of Education, Health, and Human Performance
86 Wentworth Street, Charleston, SC

Please visit Lavendar Celebration website to register and RSVP.

Hispanic Latino Graduation Ceremony

Friday, May 3, 2019 at 6:00pm
TD Arena-McAlister Suite, 3rd floor
301 Meeting Street, Charleston, SC

Please visit Multicultural Graduation Celebrations website to register and RSVP.

Asian-Pacific Islander Unity Celebration

Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at 5:00 pm
School of Education, Health, and Human Performance Alumni Center
86 Wentworth St., Charleston, SC

Please visit Multicultural Graduation Celebrations website to register and RSVP.

NIA Rite of Passage Celebration

Thursday, May 9, 2019 at 4:00 pm
TD Arena McAllister Suite (3rd Floor)
301 Meeting Street, Charleston, SC

Please RSVP by Thursday, April 25, 2019 to Ashley Ragin at 843.953.5660 or email msps@cofc.edu.


Spring 2019 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
Friday, May 10, 2019
1:30 - 3:30 P.M.
Queen Street Playhouse (20 Queen Street)

School of Business Senior Awards
Friday, May 10, 2019
11:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M.
Wells Fargo Auditorium, in the Beatty Center (5 Liberty Street)

School of Business Post-Commencement Reception
Saturday, May 11, 2019
Immediately following morning commencement (typically around 12:30 - 1:30 P.M.).
Beatty Atrium (5 Liberty Street)

School of Education, Health, and Human Performance Commencement Celebration and Awards Ceremony
Friday, May 10, 2019
10:30 A.M.
Silcox Gymnasium (24 George Street)

School of Humanities and Social Sciences Post-Commencement Reception
Friday, May 10, 2019
Immediately following afternoon commencement (typically around 6:00 - 8:00 P.M.).
Rivers Green, adjacent to the Addlestone Library (205 Calhoun Street)

School of Languages, Cultures, and World Affairs Annual Awards Ceremony and Reception
Thursday, May 9, 2019
1:00 - 3:00 P.M.
Ritta Liddy Hollings Science Center, RITA 101 Auditorium (58 Coming Street, or enter from Cistern Yard)

School of Sciences and Mathematics Awards Ceremony (by invitation only)
Thursday, May 9, 2019
4:00 - 6:00 P.M.
Ritta Liddy Holilngs Science Center, RITA 101 Auditorium (58 Coming Street, or enter from Cistern Yard)
Please contact the SSM Dean's Office for more event information.

The Honors College Ceremony and Reception (ticketed event)
Friday, May 10, 2019
9:00 A.M. - 10:30 A.M.
Charleston Music Hall (37 John Street)
*Reception to follow immediately, in the McAlister Suite at TD Arena (301 Meeting Street)

Aiken Fellows Society Senior Brunch (by invitation only, and a ticketed event)
Thursday, May 9, 2019
11:00 A.M. - 12:30 P.M.
Colonial Ballroom at the Francis Marion Hotel (387 King Street)
Please contact the Honors College for more event information.


Winter 2019 Commencement Events & Receptions

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 not posted to the commencement information. 

There is no rehearsal for the December ceremony. Undergraduates please be sure to arrive at the Johnson Center gymnasium by 12:30pm 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.