Graduation applications are due Friday, February 15 and will only be accepted online via MyCharleston. Log in, then click on the Academic Services tab. Then, click on the Banner Self Service Link. Next, click on "Student" and then "Student Records." Within the subfolder you will find the link to "Apply to Graduate." After you submit your application, your eBill account will show a graduation application fee of $25. You must pay that fee before you graduate.
Students who miss the February 15 deadline will have to pay an additional $25 (for a total of $50) and they must apply in person at the Graduate Studies Office, located in 310 Randolph Hall.
Students who wish to participate in the commencement ceremony must apply by April 26, 2013.
Students who do not wish to participate in the commencement ceremony can continue to apply until May 8, 2013.
Friday, May 10, 2013 at 5:30pm.
Students must arrive in practice gym of TD Arena by 4:00 p.m. on Friday afternoon for Rehearsal. Candidates are responsible for bringing their hoods to the ceremony. Please refrain from bringing personal items with you.
Guest seating begins in the TD Arena at 5:00pm.
The Commencement Ceremony will begin at 5:30.
There will be a reception on the TD Arena’s concourse level immediately following the Commencement Exercises to honor the graduates and their guests.
Tickets will not be required for this event.
The Commencement speaker will be Ms. Chloe Knight Tonney, Senior Vice President for External Affairs of the National Foundation for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Inc.
Garage parking will be available for $5.00 per vehicle at the new George Garage located on St Philip Street between George & Liberty Streets. Please see the orange block labeled "GG" on the parking map.
Handicap accessible parking is available in any parking garage staffed with a cashier or at any city meter, and is free of charge to persons with valid state-issued handicap placards. Accessible parking is available to visitors on campus in marked handicap accessible spaces after 4 PM Monday through Friday, and all day on Saturday and Sunday. A state-issued handicapped placard must be properly displayed on any vehicle parked in an accessible parking space during these times.
The College of Charleston observes a strict no-alcohol or other drugs policy prior to and during the commencement ceremonies. Ceremony participants, graduation candidates and guests are prohibited from bringing alcoholic beverages or other drugs onto the premises or consuming alcoholic beverages during the ceremonies. Any person determined by College personnel to be impaired will be removed from the premises and prohibited from participating in the ceremony.