Coker’s 106th Commencement Exercise

Coker College’s 106th Spring Commencement will be Saturday, May 17, 2014, at 8:30a.m. at The Courtyard at Davidson Hall. Tickets for family and friends are not required. The schedule for Spring Commencement will be:

Saturday, May 17, 2014

7:00 a.m. - 7:30 a.m.

  • Graduate check-in
  • Front lobby of the Elizabeth Boatwright Coker Performing Arts Center. Only graduates will be allowed in the Performing Arts Center.

7:45 a.m.

  • Graduate Assembly
  • Graduates must be in caps and gowns (Bachelor) or gowns (Master) and seated in the Elizabeth Boatwright Coker Performing Arts Center.

8:30 a.m.

  • Commencement Exercise
  • The Courtyard at Davidson Hall
  • The processional will begin the formal ceremony. Family and guests should be seated by 8:15a.m.

The Courtyard at Davidson Hall

Commencement is held outside in front of Davidson Hall. Special needs seating is located on the left facing the stage. The attendance of non-service family pets is discouraged. An interactive campus map may be found here: Campus Map. A downloadable pdf version may be found here: Campus Map.

Photography during Commencement

A professional photographer will take a photograph of each graduate receiving his or her degree. Family and guests are asked to use the designated family photography area to the left of the stage.

Inclement Weather Plan

Coker College will make every attempt to hold Commencement at The Courtyard at Davidson Hall on Saturday, May 17 at 8:30a.m. If the weather forecast on Saturday morning indicates rain, Commencement will be moved to the Harris E. & Louise H. DeLoach Center and will begin at 9:30a.m. Graduates will check-in and assemble at the Harris E. & Louise H. DeLoach Center beginning at 8:15a.m. If the inclement weather plan is activated, weather information will be updated by 6:00a.m. Saturday morning and may be checked by calling 843-383-8000 or checking this webpage.

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Jason Umfress
Dean of Students

Michelle Coyle
Campus Life Assistant

Jamie Byrd
Health Services

Brandon Fain
Director of Intramurals and Wellness

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College Counselor

Michael Williamson
Director of Campus Safety


Whitney Watts
Director of Residence Life

Tymon M. Graham
Assistant Director of Residence Life and FYE

Janie Campbell
Residence Life Assistant


Darlene Small
Assistant Dean/Director, Center for Engaged Learning

Michele South
Administrative Assistant for the Center for Engaged Learning


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Contact Information

Office of Student Services
Phone: 843.383.8035

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Phone: 843.383.8214

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Phone: 843.383.8022

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Phone: 843.383.8058

Coker College
300 East College Ave.
Hartsville, SC 29550