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, 3:00 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