In 2024, we will celebrate MUSC’s 200th anniversary. To kick off our bicentennial year, we are inviting all MUSC alumni to celebrate together!

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Schedule of Events

Class of 1973 Golden Graduate Reunion | Oct. 4 to 6, 2023

President's Welcome Reception
Campus Tours
Golden Graduate Celebration
Class of 1973 Memorial Prayer Service

Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2023

3 to 4 p.m. – Check-in

At check-in, you will receive your commemorative Golden Graduate medallion. We ask that you wear it to all events throughout the weekend so that our MUSC family can easily identify and celebrate you as a Golden Grad!

4 to 6 p.m. – President’s Welcome Reception

MUSC President David J. Cole, M.D., FACS, will officially kick off your Golden Graduates Reunion! Reunite with friends and classmates and enjoy light hors d’oeuvres and drinks while connecting with your classmates.

Fee: $25 per person

Dinner on your own
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Thursday, Oct. 5

7:30 to 8 a.m. – Pre-Recognition Breakfast Check-In

Charleston Marriott Hotel

If you have not received your commemorative Golden Graduate medallion yet, please pick it up before breakfast Thursday morning.

8 to 9 a.m. – Golden Graduates Recognition Breakfast

Charleston Marriott Hotel

All Golden Graduates of the MUSC Class of 1973 will be recognized at this time. Please enjoy a complimentary breakfast buffet during our program.

10 a.m. to noon – Campus tours

Buses will depart from the front of the Charleston Marriott Hotel to various locations on campus. Tours are first come, first serve.

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Fee: Complimentary

12:30 p.m. – Build-your-own box lunch

A buffet luncheon will be available in the hotel lobby upon your return. Guests can make a boxed lunch with items to take back to their room or enjoy lunch on the hotel’s outside terrace.

Fee: Complimentary

6:30 to 9:30 p.m. – Golden Graduate Celebration

Charleston Marriott Hotel
170 Lockwood Drive
Charleston, SC 29403

Class of 1973, this is your big night! Connect with classmates for conversation, laughter and lots of catching up at your Golden Graduates Reunion. Reconnect with friends, strengthen your personal connections and toast your 50th anniversary as graduates of MUSC. Celebrate your Medical University of South Carolina legacy with a cocktail hour reception followed by dinner and dancing!

Fee: $55 per person

Friday, Oct. 6

Breakfast on your own

10 to 10:30 a.m. – Class of 1973 Memorial Prayer Service

St. Luke’s Chapel
181 Ashley Ave
Charleston, SC 29425

The Alumni Memorial Service is for alumni to remember those from the Class of 1973 who have passed away. The Rev. Frank Harris, MUSC chaplain, will lead the alumni memorial service. If you notice the omission of an alumnus on the In Memoriam page, please email Kelly Duffy directly at

Fee: Complimentary

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