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Fall 2021 Commencement Ceremonies

The University of South Carolina's Fall 2021 Commencement Ceremonies will be held on Monday, December 13.  Commencement ceremonies for associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s and professional degree programs across the UofSC system will be held at the Colonial Life Arena  at 2:30 p.m.  Interim President Harris Pastides will deliver remarks to graduates. 

Visit the university’s commencement website for information on parking and free shuttle service to and from the arena, and visit the Colonial Life Arena website for information about COVID-19 protocols and the clear bag policy.  

The Doctoral Commencement Ceremony will be held at the Koger Center for the Arts at 9:30 a.m. on December 13.  Three honorary degrees will be conferred this year during the ceremony, and associate professor of political science and African American studies, Todd Shaw, will be the featured speaker.  

Review Koger Center's safety guidelines to prepare for the ceremony.  Visit the Doctoral Hooding page for detailed information on timeline and ceremony procedures to expect on the day of graduation.

The associate's, bachelor's, master's and professional degree program commencement ceremonies will be available to view via livestream at Facebook.

The Doctoral Commencement Ceremony will be available to view via livestream at You Tube.

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