5 Perfect Places for Graduation Pictures at UofSC

It’s almost that time of year again – graduation is right around the corner! As you prepare for your final days as a student at the University of South Carolina, we’ve compiled a list of five places to grab the perfect graduation picture!

The Horseshoe

A historic staple nestled in the heart of campus. The Horseshoe is a cozy, collegiate area encompassed with a beautiful landscape and treasured architecture. It's an essential location for your graduation pictures!

Address: 902 Sumter St, Columbia, SC 29208


Longstreet Theatre

A UofSC landmark designed to resemble a Roman temple. The Longstreet Theater is an alluring building with a grand staircase that is the perfect place to snap your graduation pictures!

Address: 1300 Greene St, Columbia, SC 29208


Gamecock Gates

Located at the Pastides Alumni Center, the Gamecock Gates have proven to be a hidden gem. The large brass gates featuring the Gamecock logo is a must for your graduation pictures!

Address: 900 Senate St, Columbia, SC 29201


Thomas Cooper Library Reflecting Pool 

Whether you are jumping in to celebrate UofSC’s basketball victories or tossing your grad cap to commemorate the end of your college career, Thomas Cooper Library Reflecting Pool is a great location to take your grad pictures!

Address: 1322 Greene St, Columbia, SC 29208


The Cocky Statue

Always wanted a picture with Cocky? Well now is your chance! The Cocky Statue is a wonderful place for graduation pictures with your favorite mascot. It is also a great reminder that although you are a student for a short time, you are a Gamecock for a lifetime.

Address: In front of Davis College, just off Greene St, Columbia, SC 29208


As you celebrate your upcoming graduation, make sure to tag us in your posts for the chance to be featured on our social media. We look forward to welcoming you to the UofSC alumni family. Forever to thee!