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Commencement Information

Commencement Information

May 2014 Commencement
Sunday, May 11, 2014 at 2 p.m.
McAlister Field House, The Citadel, 171 Moultrie St.
Students should arrive at 1 p.m. to line up.
Reception to follow at Summerall Field.

Graduation Application

To fill out an application for May Commencement click here, deadline Friday, Feb. 7. Contact the Office of the Registrar with questions.


May Rehearsal
Tuesday, May 6 at 4 p.m.

McAlister Field House, The Citadel


Regalia is $100 and checks should be made out to “Charleston School of Law.” Contact Graham Ervin to place regalia orders. Please note, orders placed after March 21 will have an additional $25 late fee. 

Pro Bono and Honor cords will be distributed during regalia pick up the week prior to exams. Student Organizations are responsible for ordering their approved color cords for members.

Commencement Speaker

Columbia attorney William C. Hubbard, president-elect of the American Bar Association, will serve as commencement speaker.

Ticket Information

No tickets are required for the Commencement Ceremony or Reception.

Driving Directions and Parking

Driving Directions to the McAlister Field House at The Citadel.
Parking will be available at The Citadel.


GradImages will provide professional photography at the Commencement Ceremony. Photographs will be posted online. Please fill out the GradImages information card as email notifications will be sent to each student when the photographs are available online. Full color proof cards will be mailed to the student's home address within one week following the ceremony. Students will be provided with a private password to access their individual images. For additional information, visit the GradImages website. Graduates can locate their graduation photos online by visiting the here. The following two pieces of information are required to access their account:

  • Last name of graduate
  • graduation year

Commencement DVD – For May Commencement only

Commencement DVDs will be available for purchase at $15. Please download and fill out the form to place and order.

Area Lodging

Hotel room blocks have been set up for a special rate for family and friends. Please note the deadline to make reservations is Wednesday, April 9. For a list of hotels, click here.

July South Carolina Bar Exam – Room Blocks

Click here for information on room blocks and a discount code for several hotels in Columbia, S.C. for the July 2014 Bar Exam.