Preview Day - September 18

Located in South Carolina, Southern Wesleyan University is a Christ-centered, student-focused learning community dedicated to transforming lives.

Professors provide one-on-one mentoring outside the classroom at Southern Wesleyan University

The faith-filled community at SWU is comprised of students, faculty and staff who are passionate about learning and growing, both inside and outside of the classroom.

Fine Arts Events at SWU

Whether you come for a campus visit, fine arts program, or athletic event, SWU seeks to provide educational and cultural opportunities not just to our campus community but to the greater community around us.

Graduation

December 2017 Graduation Ceremonies

Graduation is a long-anticipated time of celebration for Southern Wesleyan’s graduates and their families and guests. Here you will find information about the schedule of events, along with other helpful details that will help assure a special and memorable experience for everyone. For any special questions or needs regarding Graduation events, please contact SWU's Office of Academic Records at 864-644-5530.

We look forward to seeing you at Graduation!

Watch the graduation live stream on YouTube

The live video will appear about 10 minutes before the ceremony begins.


Baccalaureate Service

Thursday, December 7, 2017 — 3:00 p.m.
Newton Hobson Chapel and Fine Arts Center

The Baccalaureate service (a formal, academic worship service) provides an opportunity to reflect and give thanks for God's faithfulness through the education of our students. Any Adult & Graduate Studies (AGS) students wishing to participate in this service should notify Academic Records at least three weeks prior to the ceremony in order to be included in the printed program.


Graduation Ceremony — Traditional Program Students

Friday, December 8, 2017 — 10:00 a.m.
Newton Hobson Chapel and Fine Arts Center

We ask that all guests be seated by 9:45 a.m. to help ensure that the ceremony begins on time. Following the ceremony, the graduates are invited to gather with their guests and faculty outside of Newton Hobson.

All guests must have a ticket for admittance to the ceremony. Guests without tickets will be directed to the overflow areas to view the ceremony on closed circuit broadcast. Traditional students will be notified by email when regalia and tickets are ready for pickup from the Academic Records office. There will not be extra tickets available.


Graduation Ceremony — Adult & Graduate Studies Program Students

Friday, December 8, 2017 — 3:00 p.m.
Newton Hobson Chapel and Fine Arts Center

We ask that all guests be seated by 2:45 p.m. to help ensure that the ceremony begins on time. Following the ceremony, the graduates are invited to gather with their guests and faculty outside of Newton Hobson.

All guests must have a ticket for admittance to the ceremony. Guests without tickets will be directed to the overflow areas to view the ceremony on closed circuit broadcast. Tickets and regalia will be mailed to AGS students a few days prior to the ceremony. There will not be extra tickets available.