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Commencement Ceremonies

Welcome to the commencement website for Coastal Carolina University. Commencement is an exciting time of year; this website is designed to answer all of your questions and to help you prepare for this wonderful day. Commencement ceremonies are held in August, December and May at the end of the Summer, Fall and Spring semester. A degree candidate must participate in the commencement ceremony that directly follows the final semester of which the candidate will complete his/her degree requirements. 

Summer Commencement
Friday, August 5, 2016 

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Fall Commencement
Friday, December 16 and
Saturday, December 17, 2016 

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Spring Commencement
Friday, May 6 and 
Saturday, May 7, 2016

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Graduation Tales 

Do you have a story about your efforts to earn your degree that you want to share with others? Have you overcome unusual circumstances, tried and unusual path to a degree, returned after many years, or are sharing the experience with a family member? We want to hear about it and what it means to you. Submit your story of about 300 words to events@coastal.edu.