Graduate and Guest Arrival and Parking 

Parking at TD Arena for the December 2021 Ceremony

The winter commencement ceremony is scheduled for 2:00 PM ET in the TD Arena at 301 Meeting St, Charleston, SC 29401. 

Graduates and guests may use the nearby garages for parking and are welcome to use alternative transportation (e.g., walk, bike, carpool, ride CARTA buses, use car services).   

Garage parking will be available in the core of campus at the following locations:

  • The George Garage, located at 34 St. Philip Street between George and Liberty Streets (next to CVS)
  • The College’s St. Philip Street Garage, located at 81 St. Philip Street between Vanderhorst and Calhoun Streets (next to the BellSouth building)
  • The Wentworth Street Garage, located on the corner of Wentworth and St. Philip Streets (81 Wentworth Street)

The hourly rate for these locations is $1 per half hour, or portion thereof, with a daily maximum of $18 per day.

There is also a City of Charleston surface lot located at 31 George Street. Parking at this location is pre-paid at the entrance and the pricing schedule is as follows:

  • $3 for a half hour
  • $6 for an hour
  • $9 for 1.5 hours
  • $12 for 2 hours
  • $18 for 3 hours
  • $40 for all day

The College of Charleston surface parking lots will be available only to faculty, staff and students working the ceremonies.

Guests using the accessible entrance to TD arena may be dropped off closer to the entrance before their driver parks in the nearby garage (listed below). 


Sonya Allen, Parking Manager

College of Charleston Campus Services