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Events for Students

We've rounded up a list of student events on campus and a sampling of what's happening around town. Unless otherwise noted, UofSC events are free with your Carolina Card. For even more, visit the UofSC Calendar of Events for events open to the public and the Athletics Master Calendar for Gamecock sports schedules.


Wednesday, May 3

Thursday, May 4

Friday, May 5

3 p.m. — Commencement Ceremony

When: Friday, May 5, 3 p.m. 
Where: Colonial Life Arena

Darla Moore School of Business, College of Nursing, College of Pharmacy, and Arnold School of Public Health

5:30 p.m. — Grad Dine

When: Friday, May 5, 5:30 - 6 p.m. pictures and drinks, 6 p.m. dinner begins
Where: UofSC Alumni Center

University of South Carolina graduates can dine in their new alumni home before or after commencement exercises. My Carolina Alumni Association will openup the UofSC Alumni Center for dinner on Friday, May 5th and lunch on Saturday, May 6th. Pre-purchased tickets are required, and graduating students, family members, and friends can register. 

 Saturday, May 6 

 9:30 a.m. — Commencement Ceremony

When: Saturday, May 6, 9:30 a.m. 
Where: Colonial Life Arena

College of Arts and Sciences, College of Information and Communications, and South Carolina Honors College

3 p.m. — Commencement Ceremony

When: Saturday, May 6, 3 p.m.
Where: Colonial Life Arena

College of Education, College of Engineering and Computing, College of Hospitality, Retail, and Sports Management, Interdisciplinary Programs, Palmetto College, School of Music, and College of Social Work

Sunday, May 7 

Monday, May 8 

Tuesday, May 9 

Wednesday, May 10