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Commencement Ceremonies at CCU

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 semesters. 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.

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 is means to you. Submit your story of about 300 words to