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Commencement Information

Commencement Information

December 2014 Commencement
Sunday, December 14, 2014

Memminger Auditorium, 56 Beaufain St.
Students should arrive at 1 p.m. to line up.
*No Rehearsal for December Commencement.
February 2014 Bar Exam Room Blocks designated for Charleston Law students.

May 2015 Commencement
Sunday, May 10, 2015 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.
*May Rehearsal Date TBD.

Graduation Application

  • December 2014 graduates should submit their graduation application to the Office of the Registrar as soon as possible. 
  • To fill out an application for May Commencement click here; deadline Friday, Feb. 6. Contact the Office of the Registrar with questions.

Regalia

Regalia is $100 and checks should be made out to “Charleston School of Law.” Balfour will be on campus for December graduates to order regalia, class rings and announcements. A table will be in the Barrister on Sept. 24 from 10 a.m. t0 3 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. (May graduates will order at the spring fair).  For questions contact Graham Ervin Director of Special Events and Institutional Advancement or Kat Drerup, Communications Coordinator. 

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.

December Commencement Room Blocks

Group rates are available through the Charleston School of Law. Please book your hotel stay by Nov. 12, 2014.

SpringHill Suites Charleston
98 Ripley Point Drive
Charleston, SC  29407 
(843) 571-1711
Group Rate available: Friday, Dec. 12 to Sunday, Dec. 14 for $109 per night.
Book your group rate: Charleston School of Law December Commencement.


Charleston Marriott
170 Lockwood Blvd.
Charleston, SC 29403
(843) 723-3000
Group Rate available: Friday, Dec. 12 to Sunday, Dec. 14 for $124 per night.
Book your group rate: Charleston School of Law December Commencement or call the Marriott Reservation Center 1-800-968-3569. 


Holiday Inn - Charleston Historic Downtown
425 Meeting Street
Charleston, SC 29403
(843) 718-2327
Group Rate available: Friday, Dec. 12 to Sunday, Dec. 14 for $179 Friday and Saturday and $139 Sunday.
Book your group rate: Charleston School of Law December Commencement or call (855) 765-8701 and request group code DCC.


Renaissance Charleston Historic District Hotel
68 Wentworth Street
Charleston, SC 29401
(843) 534-0300
Group Rate available: Friday, Dec. 12 to Sunday, Dec. 14 for $189 per night.
Book your group rate: Charleston School of Law December Commencement.

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.

Photography

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.