Winthrop University: Graduate School - Commencement Information
Contact Information
Graduate School
211 Tillman Hall
Rock Hill, SC 29733, USA
800/411-7041 (tollfree)
803/323-2292 (fax)

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Commencement Information

The GRADUATE commencement ceremony for eligible graduates will be held on Thursday, May 7, 2020 at 7 p.m. at the Winthrop Coliseum, 1162 Eden Terrace, Rock Hill, SC. Graduates need to check-in at 5:30 p.m. Please review ceremony details.

Those guests who can't attend graduation ceremonies may want to watch the events on their computer. There will be a link in the bottom left corner of the Winthrop homepage at to the commencement live stream video.

The video stream will be activated a half an hour before each ceremony. An archive of each ceremony will be available on the Winthrop website one week after the ceremony at the Commencement links below.

Commencement Ceremony Details (everything you need to know for graduation day)

Steps to Prepare for Graduation (application deadlines, how to purchase cap and gown, etc.)


Hooding Ceremony Instructional Video

Commencement Ceremony Videos

Last Updated: 3/27/20