2023 Graduation Information

The graduation application deadline is March 1, 2023. Graduation applications can be found here.

The 2023 Commencement Ceremony will be held at 6 p.m., Friday, May 12 at Beaufort Waterfront Park Pavilion rain or shine.

More About the Ceremony

INFORMATION FOR GRADUATES

GRADUATION PRACTICE: Practice for graduation will be Wednesday, May 10, 2023 (Time of day TBD)
Location: Henry C. Chambers Beaufort Waterfront Park Pavilion—700 Bay Street, Beaufort, SC.

COMMENCEMENT CEREMONY— 6 P.M., FRIDAY, MAY 12, 2023
Location: Henry C. Chambers Beaufort Waterfront Park Pavilion—700 Bay Street, Beaufort, SC.
(Note: The ceremony will only be delayed and/or cancelled in the case of severe weather. Any delays will be announced onsite. A limited number of ponchos will be on hand. We suggest that graduates and guests plan accordingly. Umbrellas are highly discouraged due to visibility.)

Graduates need to arrive: no later than 5pm (report to the check-in table to sign in and pick up your name card)

Parking: There will be designated satellite parking lots for graduates and guests. Please click here to view the Commencement Ceremony parking map. Shuttles will run from all parking lots (except the Waterfront parking lot).

Attire: Graduates should wear dark attire and dark shoes.

Seating: There will be designated seating for graduates, faculty, and VIP guests. Please note that guest seating is first come, first serve.

**Graduates will be required to walk on various surface types and up and down stairs. high heels are not recommended. **

If you, the graduate, or any guests will require special accommodations the day of the ceremony, please contact Bernadette Macchi at bmacchi@tcl.edu at least one week prior to the ceremony.


COMMENCEMENT PHOTOGRAPHY

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LIVE STREAM

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HONOR REQUIREMENTS

Honors are awarded only to students in programs 30 semester hours or more in length. Students will graduate with academic honors based on the cumulative GPA.

Summa Cum Laude — 4.0 Cumulative GPA
Magna Cum Laude — 3.75 – 3.99 Cumulative GPA
Cum Laude — 3.50 – 3.74 Cumulative GPA


Remember…all fines must be paid before you may receive your diploma and/or official transcripts.

CAP & GOWN INFORMATION

Cap and gown order deadline is March 23, 2023. Please contact the College Store with questions or to inquire about availability. http://www.tcl.bncollege.com/ (843) 525-830

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