MUSC to hold drive-thru diploma pickup for its 2020 graduates

What: MUSC will host a drive-thru diploma pickup for its 2020 graduates. Students are encouraged to decorate their cars and wear graduation regalia.

Location: MUSC Student Harper Center (45 Courtney Drive, Charleston, S.C. 29425)

Date: Saturday, May 16, 2020


College of Pharmacy: 8:30 – 9:30 a.m.

College of Medicine: 9:30 – 10:30 a.m.

College of Health Professions: 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.

College of Nursing: 11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

College of Dental Medicine: 12:15 – 1:00 p.m.

College of Graduate Studies: 12:15 – 1:00 p.m.

Graduates will enter the Student Harper Center parking lot via Courtenay Drive, drive into the loop where they will receive two commencement programs, their diplomas and a commemorative gift. They will exit the Student Harper Center parking lot to take a right onto Ralph Johnson Drive.

Public Safety will be present at the entrances and the exit to direct the cars accordingly. (If it rains, stations will be set up under the garage and loop the students through the garage using the same main entrance and exits as planned).


About MUSC

Founded in 1824 in Charleston, MUSC is the oldest medical school in the South as well as the state’s only integrated, academic health sciences center with a unique charge to serve the state through education, research and patient care. Each year, MUSC educates and trains more than 3,000 students and 800 residents in six colleges: Dental Medicine, Graduate Studies, Health Professions, Medicine, Nursing and Pharmacy. The state’s leader in obtaining biomedical research funds, in fiscal year 2019, MUSC set a new high, bringing in more than $284 million. For information on academic programs, visit

As the clinical health system of the Medical University of South Carolina, MUSC Health is dedicated to delivering the highest quality patient care available while training generations of competent, compassionate health care providers to serve the people of South Carolina and beyond. Comprising some 1,600 beds, more than 100 outreach sites, the MUSC College of Medicine, the physicians’ practice plan and nearly 275 telehealth locations, MUSC Health owns and operates eight hospitals situated in Charleston, Chester, Florence, Lancaster and Marion counties. In 2019, for the fifth consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report named MUSC Health the No. 1 hospital in South Carolina. To learn more about clinical patient services, visit

MUSC and its affiliates have collective annual budgets of $3 billion. The more than 17,000 MUSC team members include world-class faculty, physicians, specialty providers and scientists who deliver groundbreaking education, research, technology and patient care.