Traditions, Memorabilia, & Mementos

Looking for more ways to celebrate? Graduates and their family and friends can use these lawn signs, gifts, and more to celebrate, congratulate, and share pride in our CofC graduates.

Share photos of your graduation yard signs, class rings, custom shirts, or other creative ideas online and tag @collegeofcharleston or #CofCGrad.

Get your CofC Ring

Celebrate your graduate by ordering an official College of Charleston Ring. Shop now.

Diploma Frames

Show off your achievement with a College of Charleston diploma display frame. Shop Now.

Gifts & Accessories

Special graduation gifts and accessories are available in the College of Charleston Bookstore and online at

Class Notes & Alumni Benefits

Once a Cougar, always a Cougar. Join us by staying connected with your classmates and forging new relationships with fellow CofC alumni. Whether it’s through a local chapter event, or through social media, the Alumni Association is your source for all things CofC.

Update your information and submit a Class Note! Go to!

As soon as you graduate, you become a lifetime member of the Alumni Association and there are no dues.

Grad Pack

Visit the Grad Party Materials webpage to download graduation signage, sheet cake graphics and more. Share with your friends and family. Go Cougars!

Yard Sign

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Instargram Frames

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Personalized Graduation Announcements

Personalized graduation announcements may be ordered online through Balfour ( Please place your order 4-6 weeks prior to ceremony. You can then mail your graduation announcements to family and friends two weeks prior to ceremony.

Special Note: Graduation announcements are not tickets for reserved seating at the College's commencement ceremony in the Cistern Yard. Information regarding tickets can be found on the Ticket Information webpage. Guests with graduation announcements and no ticket can sit at one of the satellite viewing locations, which are located in close proximity to the Cistern Yard and do not require a ticket.

Hometown News Announcement

Media Relations at the College of Charleston regularly distributes news releases announcing graduation, awards, offices held and other student accomplishments to the hometown newspapers of our current students. To submit your Hometown News item, please complete and return the Hometown News Form to the contact and address listed on the form.