The 149th Commencement of Johnson C. Smith University, culminating the 153rd academic year, will be held at the Bojangles' Coliseum at 10 a.m. on Sunday, May 17, 2020.

Commencement Information

Check here frequently for general information regarding the upcoming Commencement Ceremonies.


Information for staying in Charlotte for the 149th Commencement weekend.


The Baccalaureate service will be held on Friday, May 15, 2020, at 6 p.m. in the Sarah Belk Gambrell Auditorium.

Commencement exercises will be held at the Bojangles' Coliseum on Sunday, May 17, 2020, at 10 a.m.