Benedict College hosts summer programs on campus to support the academic growth of elementary, middle and high school students. The diversity of special summer programs (offered by different units) at Benedict College reflects its commitment to providing a broad range of educational, recreational and cultural experiences to meet the needs of the community.

Special programs are being provided during the Summer 2017.  See following schedule of programs:

Congratulations to the Class of 2018 Winter Graduates. Graduation is a major accomplishment in your lives and we all want to make it an occasion that you and your families will fondly remember. This homepage offers you important information that will help make Graduation Week and the Commencement Exercises a wonderful time for all involved.

The Benedict College Winter Commencement Ceremony for the Class of 2018 Winter Graduates was held at 9 a.m. on Saturday, December 9, 2017, in the HRC Arena on campus in Columbia, South Carolina. The Mid-Year Commencement Address was delivered by Bakari T. Sellers, Attorney and Political Analyst for CNN.

Order of Procession

  1. Chief Marshal
  2. The College Mace
  3. Standard Bearers: Office of the President, Administration, Academic Affairs, Student Affairs, and School of Honors
  4. Platform Party: President, Convocation Speaker, Trustees, President's Cabinet, Deans, and Program Participants

(Facing the Platform)

Prospective Graduates seated on the Left side

  1. School of Business and Economics
  2. School of Education
  3. School of Health and Human Services
  4. School of Continuing Education

Prospective Graduates seated on the Right side

  1. School of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences
  2. School of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Faculty seated behind the Prospective Graduates.

Faculty on the Left Side:
School of Business and Economics; School of Education; School of Health and Human Services; and School of Continuing Education

Faculty on the Right Side:
School of Humanities, Arts and Social Science; and School of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Baccalaureate Service will be held on Sunday, May 7, 2017 at 10:00am in the Antisdel Chapel.

Senior Class - Commencement Instructions/Traffic Route (N/A)
Directions - About Columbia, SC - Hotels - Weather 
Previous Graduating Classes

For more information, contact:
Scott Blanks, Senior Class Advisor at (803) 705-4341 or by email:

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Saturday, December 9, 2017 - 9:00am


Upcoming Events

02/23/2018 - 7:00pm
03/14/2018 - 9:00am to 1:00pm
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