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The Charleston School of Law held its Spring 2023 Commencement ceremony at the McAlister Fieldhouse at The Citadel. Dean Emirtus and Professor of Law Andy Abrams delivered the message. You can watch the ceremony in its entirety here.

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Where: The Citadel/McAlister Fieldhouse

When: Saturday, May 13, 2023

Time 2:00 p.m. (et)

Doors open to the public at 12 noon.

Streaming: The Commencement Ceremony will be streamed, live, and may be accessed in real-time for free.  You can watch the full ceremony live on our homepage at charlestonlaw.edu.


Regalia can be ordered by visiting the Oak Hall Website.

  • School of Law Regalia: tam, tassel, gown, and hood are required to participate.
  • Honor cords and pro bono cords will also be distributed by the School of Law. Student organization cords will be distributed separately by the individual student organization.


GradImages will provide professional photography of each graduate as they cross the stage. Graduates will complete an information card when you complete your graduation packet if you are interested in ordering photos. Information regarding graduation packets will be sent at a future date.

Photographs will be posted online, and graduates will be provided a private password to access their individual images, or they may look them up by entering their last name and graduation year. Email notifications will be sent to each graduate when the photographs are available online. Full color proof cards will be mailed to the student’s home address within one week following the ceremony.

Additional Resources:

  • For information regarding announcements, class rings, and other graduation merchandise, please visit Balfour.
  • For information regarding custom diploma frames, please visit Church Hill Classic.

If you have any questions, please contact Diane Rexroad.

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