Graduation announcement flyer, with a happy graduate holding her diploma, Text below.

Congratulations! This is a tremendous accomplishment and an important milestone—especially in light of the numerous challenges many of you have encountered and persevered through because of the situation related to COVID-19—and we are truly honored to have the opportunity to not only celebrate but also recognize the Class of 2021!

Below is specific information about how you may pick up your diploma cover(s), as well as cap and gown, in addition to procedures and policies pertaining to the drive-through ceremony. Please carefully review them, and Student Services staff welcome the opportunity to answer any questions or assist you by calling (910) 938-6394.

Graduation Pre-Registration Dates, Diplomas, Diploma Covers, and Caps & Gowns 

If you have applied for graduation and paid the $10.00 graduation fee, you may pre-register for the graduation ceremony, along with pick up your diploma cover(s), cap, and gown, on the Student Center Patio (Click here for a Campus Map) on the following dates:

  • Monday, May 10, 2021 (9 a.m. – 3 p.m.)
  • Tuesday, May 11, 2021 (9 a.m. – 3 p.m.)
  • Wednesday, May 12, 2021 (9 a.m. – 3 p.m.)
  • Thursday, May 13, 2021 (9 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.)

Graduates, in order to participate in the drive-through ceremony, are required to pick-up their graduation regalia and register to participate no later than Thursday, May 13, 2021. Graduates will receive information about when, as well as where, the ceremony will take place upon registering for the event. Students will receive their diploma(s) at a later date, since their graduation status will not be certified until after May 15, 2021, and you may contact 910-938-6252 or e-mail transcripts@coastalcarolina.edu if you would like to obtain a transcript for any purpose prior to receiving your diploma(s).  

If you are unable to pick up your diploma cover(s), cap, and gown on the foregoing dates, you may contact Student Services at (910) 938-6394 in order to make an appointment and/or visit our website to book an appointment online. And, if you need to request your diploma cover(s) to be mailed, please call 910-938-6394; however, caps and gowns cannot be mailed.

Please note: The College is adhering to social distancing guidelines and other government and health authority recommendations, to include, but not limited to, strongly encouraging all employees and visitors to wear a face covering. Moreover, when picking up your diploma cover(s), cap, and gown, maintaining appropriate social distance from others is required.

Drive-Through Graduation Information

When: See your Graduation Ticket for your specific arrival time, but the Ceremony will commence at 8:00 a.m.

All students must pre-register if they wish to participate in the drive-through ceremony no later than May 13, 2021. Upon registering, you will receive your diploma cover(s), cap and gown, as well as more specific information regarding how the ceremony will take place in order to ensure your experience is safe and memorable. If you would like to review the directions you will receive upon registering to participate in the ceremony, please click here.

Where: Coastal Carolina Community College

To ensure graduates, guests, and College employees are adhering to government and health authority recommendations, specific guidance will be provided upon registration for the event. Guidance will include, but is not limited to, instructions for how to access the campus and expectations for maintaining the dignity of the event.  All individuals are required to maintain appropriate social distance and strongly encouraged to wear a face covering.  The event is also subject to change based upon further guidelines from government or health authorities. If you would like to review the directions you will receive upon registering to participate in the ceremony, please click here.