You have worked hard, and you will take many memories with you when you leave USC. Your commencement ceremony is a special occasion, meant to honor your dedication to your education as you move forward into an even brighter future. Information on Commencement Tickets can be found below.
Commencement Ticket Information
To make sure you have a smooth process with the Commencement Ticket process, please look over the Ticket Claim Guide as well as the Digital Ticket Guide.
Students participating in Commencement will be able to claim up to 5 additional guest tickets by clicking on the button below.
Claim your Commencement Ticket
Once you have looked over the ticket claim and digital ticket guide below, click the button below to claim your Commencement ticket and guest tickets.
Do not buy or sell commencement tickets. If you are found selling or buying guest tickets, your tickets may be revoked, and you may not be able to participate in your commencement ceremonies.
Day of Commencement Information
Please familiarize yourself with the Clear Bag Policy and Parking Information so you and your guests are ready to enjoy your Commencement.
Clear Bag Policy
To provide a safer environment and more expedited entry, the University of South Carolina Athletics has established a Clear Bag Policy that limits the size and type of bags that may be brought for all events, including Commencement. The policy also includes a list of non-permissible items that cannot be brought into the arena. Guests are permitted to bring one unopened bottle of water. Additional water bottles will be available for purchase at concession stands.
Magnetometers will be used during entry of Colonial Life Arena.
Click the button below for information on parking for Commencement.
The Office of the Registrar handles all graduation information not related to ticketing, such as details about event locations and accessibility.
If you have general questions about Commencement, please contact the University of South Carolina Commencement Team at 803-777-5555 or click the button below to be directed to the contact form.
If you have questions about Commencement Tickets, please email us at GraduateTickets@sc.edu.