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  • 1 p.m. Softball vs. USC Upstate – CSU Softball Complex
  • 1 p.m. Women’s Tennis vs. UNC Asheville – Buccaneer Tennis Complex
  • 3 p.m. Softball vs. USC Upstate – CSU Softball Complex
  • 7 p.m. Buccaneer Ball (students only)


  • 11 a.m. Summit Church Service – Lightsey Chapel Auditorium
  • 5 p.m. Prayer and Worship Service (Passion Week) – Jones Hall
  • 6 p.m. Cookout – Intramural Field/Costin Plaza


  • 10 a.m. Campus Tours – Lightest Chapel Portico
  • 12:30 p.m. Delegate and VIP Registration – Lightsey Chapel Portico/Lobby
  • 2 p.m. Inauguration Ceremony – Lightsey Chapel Auditorium
  • 3:30 p.m. Reception – Whitfield Center for Christian Leadership (faculty, staff, and invited guests only)
  • 6 p.m. Dinner – Dining Hall (invited guests only)

*Classes will be moved to asynchronous online at 12:00 p.m. on Monday, March 25 to allow students and faculty to attend the inauguration ceremony. Lunch and Dinner will be held in the Brewer Center for campus to allow for a private event in the Dining Hall.

In the beautiful Lightsey Chapel Auditorium, a central focal point of campus. It is impossible to miss the shining steeple when visiting Charleston Southern.

You may park in the Commuter Lot closest to the Science and Engineering buildings. VIP parking is available in the Student Center lot closest to the chapel.

Institutional delegates should wear academic regalia. All other attendees should wear business/church attire.

Please reach out to the Inauguration Committee via to request  accommodations.

Registration for delegates and VIP guests begins at 12:30 p.m. The ceremony begins promptly at 2 p.m. Other than in reserved areas, which will be clearly marked, seating is on a first come first served basis.