Hello graduates, faculty, staff, family and friends!

Welcome to the official Office of the University Registrar graduation information site. We hope to provide you with all the information you might need to get applied, approved and graduated. Get information on what to do to get ready to graduate, to walk across that stage, and to receive your diploma. Faculty and staff, you can find helpful information about RSVPing and where to be the day of the event. And family and friends, we've got a section just for you and your questions too. Please know we have attempted to answer and anticipate all questions on this website, but if you find that you still have more questions or concerns, do not hesitate to call or email us. Our phone number is 803-777-5555. Any specific graduation questions can also be emailed to commence@mailbox.sc.edu.Please note there will be some construction and change in traffic patterns in the area. Find more information here.

If you are looking for information about future ceremonies, you will find that information on the Upcoming Ceremonies page, linked below with the calendar button.

If you are having issues with your diploma or need to order additional copies, please use this form.

Vice President Joe Biden will deliver the commencement address at the Friday, May 9, ceremony at the University of South Carolina. Biden will address graduates at the 3 p.m. ceremony in the Colonial Life Arena that includes students from the Darla Moore School of Business, College of Mass Communications and Information Studies, College of Nursing, South Carolina College of Pharmacy and the Arnold School of Public Health. Find more information about tickets for the ceremony, access to Colonial Life Arena and parking here.

On Saturday, May 10, W. James McNerney Jr., chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Boeing Company, will speak to graduates of the College of Arts and Sciences and the South Carolina Honors College at 9:30 a.m. and NASA Administrator Charles F. Bolden Jr. will address those receiving degrees from the College of Education, the College of Engineering and Computing, the College of Hospitality, Retail and Sport Management, the Fort Jackson Military Base Program, Interdisciplinary Programs, Palmetto College, the School of Music and the College of Social Work at 3 p.m.


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