The Citadel

The Military College of South Carolina

CGC Commencement Information

Spring Commencement Ceremony

May 7, 2016 at 3:30p.m.

McAlister Fieldhouse

Graduation FAQs

Students are eligible to participate in the 2016 Spring Commencement Ceremony if completing all courses and graduation requirements by December 2015, May 2016 or Summer 2016.

Important Graduation Dates:

Application deadlines

    • Fall 2015 Graduates: November 1, 2015
    • Spring 2016 Graduates: February 1, 2016
    • Summer 2016 Graduates: February 1, 2016

Last Day to order Regalia (late fee will be charged after regular deadline): March 18, 2016

Regalia may be picked up at the Citadel Bookstore in Mark Clark Hall beginning April 25, 2016

Special Request deadline for diploma presentation by a Citadel alumni parent: April 01, 2016



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.

Fill out regalia order form and submit to The Citadel Bookstore by March 18, 2016 in order to participate in the Spring Commencement Ceremony.

You may order announcements through Balfour by going to

Regularly check your Citadel email account for additional graduation information.

Update the CGC office when your contact information changes.

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