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You'll Always Remember Your Graduation Day

Commencement is an important milestone in your life. Your graduation day will be full of memories that you'll cherish for years to come. We want you and your loved ones to fully enjoy each moment, and have a great experience throughout the event.

Check this page regularly for updates about upcoming ceremonies, purchasing professional photographs and video, and sharing the good news of your graduation! Further information for students preparing to graduate is available in the "Student Information" tab at right.


Spring Commencement

May 12, 2018  |  8:00 a.m.
Courtyard at Davidson Hall

For undergraduate students who complete their degree requirements in J-Term, February, March, or May

Rehearsal will be held on Friday, May 11, 2018.  Check-in will be from 3:30 - 4:00 p.m. in the Stein Gallery, located inside the front entrance of the Performing Arts Center. Graduating students will then move to the Watson Theater to begin rehearsal, ending with a practice walk to the outside stage, followed by the Senior Toast. (In the event of inclement weather, the rehearsal schedule will remain the same, with all activities moved to the DeLoach Center.)

Inclement Weather Plan

Coker College will make every attempt to hold commencement at the courtyard at Davidson Hall for the spring ceremony. If a decision to activate the inclement weather plan is made, Commencement will be moved to the Harris E. & Louise H. DeLoach Center and will begin at 10:00 a.m. Graduates will check-in and assemble at the Harris E. & Louise H. DeLoach Center by 8:00 a.m. Weather information will be updated by 6:00 a.m. Saturday morning and may be checked by calling 843-383-8000 or checking this webpage.

Graduate Hooding & Commencement Ceremony
May 11, 2018  |  6:00 p.m. 
Drengaelen House of Coker College

For students graduating from a Coker master's degree program only. RSVP required by April 13, 2018. 

Winter Commencement

Date & Time TBA
DeLoach Center

For students who complete their degree requirements in May Interim, June, July, August, September, October, or December

Just Graduated!

Congratulations! We are so proud of you, and look forward to hearing about your future success! ​

You may be interested in obtaining some of the images captured by our professional photographer during commencement day. Feel free to browse our photo galleries and order any photographs that may interest you. We also have DVDs available with video from the graduation ceremony. 

We also welcome you to submit news of your recent graduation to your local paper. To do so, please visit the link below and click on the download arrow in the upper right corner. This will download a Microsoft Word document with a press release template. Simply customize the template with your correct information, save the file, and send it to your hometown newspaper.

(You can usually find the appropriate contact information by visiting your local publication's website, where an email address for their general newsroom should be listed under "Contact Us" or a similar page.)