The Citadel

The Military College of South Carolina

CGC Commencement Information

Spring Commencement Ceremony

May 6, 2017 at 3:30p.m.

McAlister Fieldhouse

Graduation FAQs

Students are eligible to participate in the 2017 Spring Commencement Ceremony if completing all courses and graduation requirements by December 2016, May 2017 or Summer 2017.

Important Graduation Dates:

Application deadlines

    • Fall 2016 Graduates: November 1, 2016
    • Spring 2017 Graduates: February 1, 2017
    • Summer 2017 Graduates: February 1, 2017

Last Day to order Regalia (late fee will be charged after regular deadline): April 5, 2017

      Regalia can be ordered HERE

Special Request deadline for diploma presentation by a Citadel alumni parent: April 1, 2017

      All requests can be made to Emily Thomas at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Graduation announcements may be ordered through the Balfour Company HERE



Graduation Checklist:

Apply for Graduation (fee will be placed on student account)

Submit all transfer credit paperwork if necessary to ensure that the coursework is reflected on your transcript.

    • Send official transcript to the CGC office, fill out the transfer credit form online, obtain the required signatures and submit the form to the CGC office.

Submit course substitution paperwork if applicable to ensure that the coursework is reflected on your transcript.

Review your degree audit with your advisor to make sure it is up-to-date.

Resolve any outstanding requirements including but not limited to Praxis scores, comprehensive exams, thesis grades, incomplete grades and treasurer bills.

Regularly check your Citadel email account for additional graduation information.

Update the CGC office when your contact information changes.

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