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Admission Tickets

Interpreters

Handicapped Seating

Accessibility

Dress

Photography

Food, Beverages and Shopping

Restrooms and Water Fountains

 

 

Admission Tickets

 

Admission Tickets are required only for commencement exercises for the Corps of Cadets on Saturday, May 8. Eight (8) reserved seating tickets will be distributed to each cadet. For cadets requesting extra tickets, contact Cadet Activities at 843-953-5111 after March 31 for waiting list placement. Extra tickets will not be available until April 26. December graduates and fifth-year seniors off campus need to contact Cadet Activities for tickets beginning April 1. Although not requiring a ticket, there is limited seating at the Baccalaureate Service in Summerall Chapel.

 

 

Interpreters

 

A Sign Language interpreter will be present on the platform for commencement ceremonies. Seating for guests utilizing the interpreter can be arranged by contacting Cadet Activities  at 843-953-5111 for the Corps of Cadets Commencement and The Citadel Graduate College (CGC) at 843-953-5089 for graduate commencement.

 

 

Handicapped Seating

 

Handicapped seating at commencement exercises for the Corps of Cadets and CGC will be in a special area on the main floor of the field house. For questions regarding handicapped seating at Corps of Cadets commencement, contact Cadet Activities at 843-953-5111. For handicapped seating during CGC's commencement, please contact CGC at 843-953-5089. On-campus handicapped parking will be available for all events.

 

 

Accessibility

 

The Citadel welcomes individuals with disabilities to events associated with Commencement Week. If you anticipate needing any type of accommodation, or if you need additional information about the physical access provided at a given site, please contact The Citadel's Office of Access Services, Instruction and Support at 843-953-1820.

 

 

Dress

 

The importance of the week's ceremonies will dictate the dress for specific events. The weather should be considered when packing. Although not required, a coat and tie for gentlemen would be appropriate for commencement exercises. Casual attire is appropriate for most other events.

 

 

Photography

 

The Citadel External Affairs Office has contracted with a professional photographer to take color pictures of each individual receiving a diploma at both the Corps of Cadets and Citadel Graduate College commencement exercises. Families are asked not to come forward to take family snapshots or video during the commencement exercises. GradImages will contact graduates and their families following commencement with more information. Questions may be emailed after May 8 to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Following commencement you may order online at www.gradimages.com or by calling 1-800-261-2576.

Only authorized media photographers will be permitted on the field house floor during commencement exercises.
 

Food, Beverages and Shopping

 

The Snack Bar, located to the left of Mark Clark Hall, offers a wide variety of quick foods, breakfast items and hot meals. The Gift Shop, located at the front entrance of Mark Clark Hall, provides numerous shopping opportunities for Citadel families and friends. Extended hours of each facility for Commencement Week will be posted.

 

No food or beverages may be brought into McAlister Field House for the Corps of Cadets or CGC commencement exercises nor to the Baccalaureate Service or Commissioning Ceremonies in Summerall Chapel.

 

 

Restrooms and Water Fountains

 

The campus map shows the location of all buildings on The Citadel's campus.

 

The map below shows the location of restrooms and water availability. Click the map below for a larger view.

 

Map showing location of restrooms and water availability.

 

A - Summerall Field

B - McAlister Field House

C - Deas Hall

D - Snack Bar & Gift Shop

E - Summerall Chapel

F - Holliday Alumni Center

G - Regimental Commanders' Riverview Room

H - Quarters One