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Signature Events

There's always something exciting happening at South Carolina. From Convocation to Commencement, learn about the signature events we host for our campus community.

Whether you'd like to be informed or entertained, you'll find that and more all across our thriving campus all year long. Visit the public calendar to learn about upcoming activities, events, exhibits and more hosted by the university and our dynamic colleges and schools.

Spring Commencement

The university’s May and December Commencement exercises are presided over by the university president and include South Carolina’s longstanding tradition of honoring degree candidates by name.

Commencement
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Awards Day Ceremony

This annual ceremony recognizes hundreds of remarkable members of our student community and caps off a season of honoring student excellence at South Carolina.

Awards Day
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Signature Events

Get key details about planning for and attending major university events. Learn about longstanding traditions and the historical significance that make university events so memorable.

 

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