Academics, Campus wide

Commencement is almost here!

By Jenna Johnson | May 2, 2024

It’s Commencement Week! Are you ready?!

We are preparing for a wonderful outdoor event on Buccaneer Field this Friday evening and Saturday morning. Praise God! 

Here are some quick reminders to best prepare you for this momentous occasion.

Schedule
Friday, May 3
                  11:30 a.m. Bucky’s Bon Voyage (RSVP here)
                  1:30 p.m. Undergraduate Rehearsal at Lightsey Chapel
                  5 p.m. Graduates Arrive/Rehearsal at Field House/Buc Dome
                  6 p.m. Graduate Commencement at Buccaneer Field
                  Reception with each college immediately following

Saturday, May 4
                  9 a.m. Undergraduates Arrive at Field House/Buc Dome
                  10 a.m. Undergraduate Commencement at Buccaneer Field
                  Reception with each college immediately following

Attire
Flat sole shoes are required in order to walk on the turf field for Commencement. Additional information about dress code and honor cords/stoles can be found at charlestonsouthern.edu/graduation.

Parking

Participants will park in the Women’s North Lot, walk over to the Buc Dome, and line up inside. Review the map and feel free to share with your guests here

New This Year

We want this to be a fun, memorable day for you and your loved ones! Enjoy the many new things we’ve added to the experience, such as:

  • A reception for all our grads and their guests with each college! Complimentary sweet treats and drinks provided. College tents will be set up at the north end of the stadium in the grass to help you easily find your faculty.
  • A photobooth for you and your friends and family to enjoy – for free. 
  • Free professional photos for download of each graduate! A gallery link will be provided within 10 business days to the same email you are currently receiving these email updates.

If you have further questions, please review the slideshow and other FAQs here.

Go Bucs!

-Commencement Committee


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