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Ring Ceremony

A time-honored tradition at the University of South Carolina

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Virtual Ring Ceremony

The Spring 2021 Ring Ceremony will be held on Sunday, April 18, 2021 at 2 p.m. A decision regarding a virtual or in-person format will be announced by mid-March.

Hear from University of South Carolina President, Bob Caslen; UofSC Alumni Association President, Robin Roberts; and Garnet Circle leadership during the time-honored Ring Ceremony.

Once you receive your ring, we want to see your photos showing your Gamecock spirit! Try out our virtual photo booth or Facebook frame below and tag us in your photos on April 11 using #uofscring and tagging @uofscalumni and @uofscsaa so we can reshare!”

 

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    Ring Ceremony FAQS

    Will the Spring 2021 Ring Ceremony be in-person or virtual?

    The decision on the format of the Spring 2021 Ring Ceremony will be made by mid-March. The safety of our students and their families, as well as our staff is of utmost importance. Please continue to monitor www.uofscalumni.org/events for updates on the Spring 2021 Ring Ceremony format.

    Can I bring guests to in-person Ring Ceremony?

    Yes! Each student or alumnus/a participating in Ring Ceremony can bring up to four guests. Due to limited seating, we ask that you adhere to the four-guest limit.

    When is the next Ring Ceremony?

    Visit uofscalumni.org/events to find the date of the next Ring Ceremony and register to attend.

    Once I’ve ordered my ring, how do I get it?

    All rings will be delivered to UofSC the day of the next Ring Ceremony to be presented to you during the Ring Ceremony. The UofSC Alumni Association hosts Ring Ceremony every Fall and Spring semester. Visit our events page, uofscalumni.org/events, to register for the next Ring Ceremony.

    Can I purchase my ring online?

    Yes! You can customize and order your UofSC ring at balfour.com/sc

    I want to see my ring options in person prior to ordering. How can I do that?

    The UofSC Alumni Association hosts Ring Week each fall and spring semester for students and alumni to try on rings, get sized and order their ring. Check our events page, uofscalumni.org/events, to find out when our next ring week will be held!

    Who is eligible to purchase a UofSC ring?

    Undergraduate students who have completed at least 60 credit hours or graduate students who have completed at least half of their coursework are eligible to purchase the UofSC ring. Additionally, all UofSC Columbia alumni can purchase a ring.

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