Carolina Law’s commencement ceremony takes place in the middle of May at Carmichael Arena next to the law school. The 2024 ceremony took place on Friday, May 10 at 12:30 p.m.

Caps and Gowns

All graduates must purchase regalia to participate in Commencement.  Regalia ordering information will be made available in January 2024.  Regalia will be delivered to you and it will be yours to keep after graduation.  Please make every effort to order your regalia by March 21. 


Where/When is commencement?
Do I need tickets?
What can I or my guests bring to the Commencement Ceremony?
How long does the ceremony usually last?
Where do we park?
I have elderly guests or guests needing accommodations coming to graduation. Are any special arrangements made for them?
What happens if it rains?
Is there a rehearsal for Commencement?
Do I get to keep my cap and gown?
Where do I get my diploma?
Will there be a professional photographer?
When should I make hotel/restaurant reservations for my out-of-town guests?
Who won the McCall Award?
I’m not participating in the commencement ceremony. Whom should I contact?