August

Cap & Gown Pick up
TBA

Opening Convocation
August 21, 2020 – Virtual

Summer Graduation
August 31, 2020

Official graduation date for summer graduates

September

Class Ring Order

Order you class ring online through Herff-Jones’ website.

October

Graduation Application Deadline for December 2020 graduates
October 1, 2020 – Registrar’s Office in Smith Administration Building

The 137th Presbyterian College Arts and Science Commencement Ceremony for the Class of 2020. 

(All events for October 2-3, 2020 are tentative and subject to change)

Friday, October 2, 2020

Baccalaureate Service
6 p.m. Belk Auditorium

Saturday, October 3, 2020

College of Arts and Sciences Commencement Exercises
10 a.m. West Plaza (Rain Plan: Templeton Gym)

November

Graduation Application Deadline for May 2021 graduates
November 15, 2020 – Registrar’s Office in Smith Administration Building

Deadline for submitting Graduation Application and Major/minor declaration forms for seniors anticipating graduation in May 2021 to Registrar’s Office.

December

Fall Graduation
December 31, 2019

Official graduation date for fall graduates

February

Class Ring Ceremony
February 21, 2021 – Edmunds Hall

Ninth Annual PC Class Ring Ceremony

March

Graduation Announcement Pickup

TBA

Cap & Gown Pick up

TBA

Graduation Application Deadline for August/December 2021 graduates
March 16, 2021 – Registrar’s Office in Smith Administration Building

Deadline for submitting Graduation Application and Major/minor declaration forms for seniors anticipating graduation in August or December 2021 to Registrar’s Office.

April

Commencement Ticket Pick up
TBA – Springs Student Center

Distribution of Baccalaureate tickets (3) and Commencement rain plan tickets (6) in the lobby of Springs Campus Center. PC students who are graduating in May 2021 will receive three tickets for the Baccalaureate Services and six tickets for the Commencement Exercises Rain Plan.

Honors Day Symposium
April 22, 2021 – Various locations on campus

May

Thursday, May 6, 2021

Pharmacy Hooding and Commencement Practice
3:30 p.m. Belk Auditorium

Friday, May 7, 2021

Pharmacy Hooding and Commencement
10 a.m. Belk Auditorium

College of Arts and Sciences Commencement Practice
11 a.m. West Plaza (Rain Plan: Templeton Gym)

College of Arts and Sciences Class of 2021 Farewell Luncheon
12:15 p.m. Alumni Green (Rain Plan: GDH)

Hall of Fame/Wysor Saber Award and ROTC Commissioning Ceremony
2 p.m. Edmunds Hall

The New Highlander Battalion is composed of students from Presbyterian College, Lander University, and Newberry College. The newest member of the PC ROTC Hall of Fame will be inducted. Several prestigious awards will be presented to cadets, including the Wysor Saber Award, the Kimberly Hampton Leadership Award, and the Spirit of the Claymore Award. Cadets who receive these awards have distinguished themselves while participating in the ROTC program.

Teacher Induction Ceremony
4 p.m. Neville Hall Kuhne Auditorium

Baccalaureate Service
6 p.m. Belk Auditorium

Commencement Celebration Dinner
7 p.m. Alumni Green (Rain Plan: GDH)

College of Arts and Sciences Senior Party
9 p.m. Bailey Memorial Stadium (Rain Plan: MSY)

Saturday, May 8, 2021

Honorary Degree Breakfast
8 a.m. Harper Center

College of Arts and Sciences Commencement Exercises
10 a.m. West Plaza (Rain Plan: Templeton Gym)

President’s Reception
Alumni Green (Rain Plan: MSY)

Monday, May 10, 2021

Student-Athlete Commencement
9 a.m. Harper Center

INCLEMENT WEATHER

Inclement weather may necessitate that we hold commencement inside. We will determine the location by 8:30 a.m. and notify students through campus e-mail and the text message alert system.

All residence halls and apartments will close at 6 pm on Saturday, May 8, 2021

For information regarding Commencement activities for PC School of Pharmacy, click here.