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Scenes from commencement of students dressed in graduation caps and gowns.

Students wearing graduation caps and gowns laughing with each other.


Some milestones are more than cherished memories. A new chapter of tradition begins when you join our alumni family.

Commencement Ceremonies

The president of the University of South Carolina presides over the official ceremonies. Not only is each candidate recognized by name during the ceremony, graduates also are personally congratulated for their accomplishment by the dean of their college or school.

Spring 2022

Friday and Saturday, May 6-7, 2022, Colonial Life Arena

Save the dates for our spring ceremonies. Begin planning with help from these ceremony details such as ticket reservations, patron accessibility, shuttles and more.



Congrats Class of 2021!

View a recording of the Fall 2021 Commencement ceremony.
a young woman talking on a cell phone in a crowd of graduates holds up a peace sign to someone off in the distance