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USC Union Commencement Exercises will be held on April 29, 2023.

Step 1: Apply for graduation on Self Service.
Step 2: Fill out the graduation information form below ONLY if you have already applied for graduation on Self Service.

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Graduation Information
When the President closes commencement, the audience is asked to rise for the singing of the alma mater. Check out this link for the words to UofSC's alma mater. 

USC Union Bookstore will handle all of your cap and gown needs! The links below will link you to our marketplace where you can check out.

Cap & Gown (pick up only)

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This document will answer any questions about direct loans and default status. For more questions concerning your financial aid, please contact Bobby Holcombe.

Each year, undergraduate students earn notable academic honors. Those excelling for the duration of their studies may receive designations on their transcript. Graduation with honors will be based on a student’s Total Institutional GPA. 

Parking will be available for guests behind the Main Building and Whitener Building. Student and overflow parking is located behind 1st Baptist Church.  Please use the map to determine closest parking lot available!

Individual pictures will begin at 3:30pm in front of USC Union's Main  Building. The graduation group picture will be taken on the steps of the Main Building at 5:00pm. Please be dressed in cap and gown for group picture!

The individual and group photo  is free of charge. If you would like an individualized photo session on a different day or time, please fill out the form below and someone will get in touch with you. This individualized session will incur a fee payable to the photographer.

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