August

Cap & Gown Pick up
August 21, 2017 – Springs Student Center

Herff-Jones will be in the lobby of Springs Student Center from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Balfour will also be available to order rings

Opening Convocation
August 22, 2017 – Belk Auditorium

Summer Graduation
August 31, 2017

Official graduation date for summer graduates

October

Graduation Application Deadline for May 2018 graduates
October 31, 2017 – Registrar’s Office in Smith Administration Building

Deadline for submitting Graduation Application and Major/minor declaration forms for seniors anticipating graduation in May 2018 to Registrar’s Office.

December

Fall Graduation
December 31, 2017

Official graduation date for fall graduates

January

Graduation Announcement Pickup
January TBD, 2018 – Springs Student Center

Herff-Jones will be in Springs Student Center from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. about graduation announcements (students can view and order announcements)

March

Graduation Application Deadline for August/December 2018 graduates
March 16, 2018 – 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 2018 to Registrar’s Office.

April

Honors Day Symposium
April 19, 2018 – Various locations on campus

Commencement Ticket Pick up
April TBD – 10 a.m. – 12 p.m., and 2 – 4 p.m. 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 2018 will receive three tickets for the Baccalaureate Services and six tickets for the Commencement Exercises Rain Plan.

May

Student Athlete Commencement
May TBD, 2018 – Harper Center

May 11, 2018

College of Arts and Sciences Commencement Practice
May 11, 2018 – 11 a.m. West Plaza

College of Arts and Sciences Class of 2018 Farewell Luncheon
May 11, 2018 – 12:15 p.m. Alumni Green

Hall of Fame/Wysor Saber Award and ROTC Commissioning Ceremony
May 11, 2018 – 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
May 11, 2018 – 3 p.m. Edmunds Hall

Baccalaureate Service
May 11, 2018 – 6 p.m. Belk Auditorium

Graduation Dinner
May 11, 2018 – 7 p.m. Bailey Memorial Stadium

College of Arts and Sciences Senior Party
May 11, 2018 – 9 p.m. Bailey Memorial Stadium

May 12, 2018

College of Arts and Sciences Commencement Exercises
May 12, 2018 – 10 a.m. West Plaza

President’s Reception
May 12, 2018 –  Alumni Green

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.

  • Rain Plan for undergraduate students: TBD

All residence halls and apartments will close at 6 pm on Saturday, May 12, 2018

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