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Ceremony Dates

Commencement exercises are held for graduation candidates in both May and December each year. The president of the University of South Carolina presides over commencement. To honor their commitment, each degree candidate is recognized by name and shakes the hand of the dean of the graduate’s college or school.

Bachelor's, Master's and Professional Commencement Ceremonies

Spring 2018

Friday, May 11, 2018, 3 p.m., Colonial Life Arena
College of Pharmacy
Darla Moore School of Business
College of Nursing
Arnold School of Public Health

Saturday, May 12, 2018, 9:30 a.m., Colonial Life Arena
S.C. Honors College (BARSC students only)
College of Arts and Sciences

College of Information and Communications

Saturday, May 12, 2018, 3 p.m., Colonial Life Arena
College of Education
Interdisciplinary Studies
College of Engineering and Computing
College of Social Work
College of Hospitality, Retail and Sport Management
School of Music
Palmetto College