Register your School’s College Decision Day South Carolina Event

Join South Carolina High Schools during the Months of April and May in recognizing our college bound students! Register your school to hold a Decision Day event and be a part of the College Decision Day South Carolina Movement!

The What, Why, When and How of College Decision Day South Carolina

What is College Decision Day South Carolina? College Decision Day South Carolina is a high school and community-based event that aims to celebrate the college decision of a graduating high school senior, and also impact the college going culture for younger students in South Carolina high schools. The event can take many forms, but in general it is an opportunity to celebrate the academic accomplishments of graduating high school seniors, and allow younger students an opportunity to experience the excitement of making a college decision. The events are designed to be impactful, but with minimal cost to the schools.

Why should Our School Have a Decision Day Event? College Decision Day South Carolina events help to reinforce the idea that excellence in the classroom, and the decision of any student to attend college, should be given as much pomp and circumstance as high school athletes receive for their college decisions. Every student deserves to receive attention and recognition for making their college choice, whether they are going to college to be a student or a student athlete. College Decision Day Events seek to mimic this excitement for ALL students going to college.

When Should Our School Have a Decision Day Event?

The month of May will be designated as College Decision Month in South Carolina. Schools are encouraged to hold events throughout the months of April and May, as high school graduation approaches.

Signing Day Event Ideas

  • Get students involved in the planning process—they know how to best inspire and engage their peers.
  • Invite parents and families to join the fun.
  • Bring in outside speakers, like local celebrities, influential community members or prominent alumni
  • Celebrate with a citywide picnic, party or carnival.
  • Expand an existing school celebration that honors graduates.
  • Encourage sharing on social media with hashtags prominently displayed at the event (#DecisionDaySC).

Resources for College Decision Day SC events

Resources for College Decision Day SC events

During your events, or at any point during April and May when a College Decision is made at your school, allow SCCANGO and CHE to share in the excitement by using #DecisionDaySC

College Decision Day SC is inspired by the NCAA’s National Signing Day to reinforce that excellence in the classroom should be given as much pomp and circumstance as athletic excellence. NCAA’s National Signing Day is when high school seniors sign a letter of intent to play sports at a specific college. So much attention goes to promising athletes when they select the college of their choice. We want every student to receive as much attention and have that same feeling of importance so that they too can feel special about this big day. College Decision Day South Carolina events are designed to mimic this excitement for ALL students going to college. The goal of College Decision Day is to recognize high school seniors for their postsecondary educational plans and encourage younger students and families to prepare early for postsecondary education.