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Commencement days are busy times on the campus and in the Greater Columbia area. Plan ahead for parking so you don’t miss a second of your graduate’s big moment.

General Parking

  • Free parking is available at Gamecock Park, located adjacent to Williams-Brice Stadium on Bluff Road. The lot opens 2 hours prior to each ceremony and restrooms are available on-site. 
  • Additional parking is available at the SC State Fairgrounds, located adjacent to Williams-Brice Stadium. Enter the parking lot from Gate 6 off of George Rogers Boulevard. A fee of $5.00 per vehicle will be charged.
  • No tailgating is allowed.

Accessible Parking

ADA parking will be available in the Premium North and Premium South lots in Gamecock Park. Golf carts will be available to transport the graduate and two guests to the ADA designated entrances at the Stadium. 

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