Weather Policy

The College of Charleston monitors the weather for Commencement weekend 24 hours a day.

If inclement weather occurs, the President’s Office will make an announcement that will be prominently displayed on the College of Charleston website home page ( as well as on local TV and radio stations. There is a possibility that this will delay the start time of the ceremony, and if so, this information will be included in the announcement.

For the Spring 2021 ceremonies, the inclement weather makeup date is currently scheduled for Sunday, May 9, 2021. Please check back for updates. Details are subject to change.