• When: Saturday, May 11, 2024
  • Time: 2:00 p.m. (doors open at 12 noon)
  • Location: McAlister Field House, The Citadel (intersection of Jones and Jenkins Avenues). A reception for graduates and their guests will be held immediately following the Ceremony on The Citadel Parade Ground.


Seating:  Doors to McAlister Field House will be open at 12:00 Noon. General seating is not reserved. We recommend arriving early for the best seating options.  To reserve handicapped seating, please contact Diane Rexroad.

Parking: Parking is available on The Citadel campus in marked lots and spaces adjacent to McAlister Field House.

Livestream: The Commencement Ceremony will be live-streamed and may be accessed in real-time for free. You can watch the full ceremony live on our homepage at charlestonlaw.edu.

If you have any questions, please contact Diane Rexroad


When: Graduates should plan to arrive no later than 12:30 p.m.

Where: Deas Hall, The Citadel (across Jones Avenue from McAlister Field House)

Regalia: Regalia can be ordered by visiting the Oak Hall Website.  The deadline to order regalia is April 10, 2024.

  • School of Law Regalia includes gown, hood, tam, and tassel. Full regalia is required to participate in the Commencement Ceremony.
  • Honor cords and pro bono cords will be distributed by the School of Law. Student organization cords will be distributed by the student organization.

Photos: GradImages will provide professional photography of each graduate as they cross the stage. Graduates will complete an information card when you complete your graduation packet if you are interested in ordering photos. Information regarding graduation packets will be sent at a future date.

Photographs will be posted online, and graduates will be provided a private password to access their individual images, or they may look them up by entering their last name and graduation year. Email notifications will be sent to each graduate 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.

Additional Resources:

  • For information regarding announcements, class rings, and other graduation merchandise, please visit Balfour.
  • For information regarding custom diploma frames, please visit Church Hill Classic.

If you have any questions, please contact Diane Rexroad