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Important Commencement Dates

Last Day to Apply for Spring 2020 Commencement
Friday, Nov. 8, 2019
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Grad Fair
Wednesday, March 4, 2020 at 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. EST
Rotunda, Lib Jackson Student Union
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Deadline to Order Veteran or Service Member Stole
Wednesday, March 18, 2020
Rotunda, Lib Jackson Student Union

Students who are veterans or service members of the U.S. Military may have their rank and branch of service noted in the program. These categories may include veteran, active duty, retired, National Guard, or Reserve. Veteran and service member stoles are also available to purchase through the Office of Veteran Services. Please contact Ashley Nance in the Office of Veteran Services at 843-349-4124 or anance@coastal.edu.


Tickets Available to Claim
Tuesday, April 7, 2020, at 9 a.m. EDT
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Deadline for Ordering Honor Stoles
Friday, April 17, 2020
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Senior Class Meeting I
Wednesday, April 15, 2020, 4 to 5 p.m. EDT
Theatre, Lib Jackson Student Union


Senior Class Meeting II
Thursday, April 16, 2020, 4 to 5 p.m. EDT 
Theatre, Lib Jackson Student Union


Deadline to Purchase Regalia
Friday, April 24, 2020
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Deadline to Claim Tickets
Monday, May 4, 2020, at 4 p.m. EDT
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Additional Tickets Available to Claim - Based on Availability 
Tuesday, May 5, 2020, at Noon EDT
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Deadline to Claim Additional Tickets - Based on Availability
Thursday, May 7, 2020, by 4 p.m. EDT
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Spring 2020 Commencement Ceremonies 

Friday, May 8, 2020, at 2 p.m. EDT 
Doors open to the public at 1 p.m. and degree candidates must be lined up at gate 3 no later than 1 p.m.

  • Gupta College of Science - Bronze
    • Computer Science, B.S.
    • Exercise and Sport Science, B.S.
    • Health Administration, B.S.
    • Information Systems, B.S.
    • Information Technology, B.S.
    • Mathematics, Applied, B.S.
    • Nursing, B.S.N.
    • Public Health, B.S.
    • Recreation and Sport Management, B.S.
    • Information Systems Technology, M.S.
    • Sport Management, M.S.

Friday, May 8, 2020, at 6 p.m. EDT 
Doors open to the public at 5 p.m. and degree candidates must be lined up at gate 3 no later than 5 p.m.

  • Gupta College of Science - Teal
    • Biochemistry, B.S.
    • Biology, B.S.
    • Chemistry, B.S.
    • Engineering Science, B.S.
    • Marine Science, B.S.
    • Physics, Applied, B.S.
    • Psychology, B.S.
    • Sociology, B.A.
    • Coastal Marine and Wetlands Studies, M.S.
    • Marine Science: Coastal and Marine Systems Science, Ph.D.

Saturday, May 9, 2020, at 9 a.m. EDT 
Doors open to the public at 8 a.m. and degree candidates must be lined up at gate 3 no later than 8 a.m.

  • E. Craig Wall Sr. College of Business Administration
  • Spadoni College of Education 

Saturday, May 9, 2020, at 1 p.m. EDT 
Doors open to the public at noon and degree candidates must be lined up at gate 3 no later than noon.

  • Thomas W. and Robin W. Edwards College of Humanities and Fine Arts
  • HTC Honors College and Center for Interdisciplinary Studies