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Inauguration Celebration of Winthrop University's 10th President
Jayne Marie (Jamie) Comstock

Visitor Information

Thank you for planning to attend the Inauguration of Winthrop University President Jayne Marie (Jamie) Comstock. We look forward to seeing you on campus.

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Parking

Reserved parking for visitors will be in the Johnson Hall lot (#10 on campus map). A trolley will be available to transport visitors from the Johnson lot to Byrnes Auditorium (#2 on campus map) beginning at noon. Campus Police officers will be on site for additional direction.

Parking for Visitors with Disabilities

For wheelchair users, accessible parking is available next to Byrnes Auditorium. Please park on the street between Kinard Hall (#19 on campus map) and Byrnes Auditorium (#2 on campus map). Campus Police officers will be on site for additional direction.

If you do not use a wheelchair and are planning to attend the ceremony and the reception, please park in the Johnson Hall lot (#10 on campus map). A trolley will be available to transport visitors from the Johnson lot to Byrnes Auditorium (#2 on campus map) beginning at noon. Campus Police officers will be on site for additional direction.

If you do not use a wheelchair and are planning to attend the ceremony but not the reception, please park on the street between Kinard Hall (#19 on campus map) and Byrnes Auditorium (#2 on campus map). Campus Police officers will be on site for additional direction.

Ceremony

Seating

Doors open at 1 p.m. Everyone is asked to be seated by 1:45 p.m. in order for the procession into Byrnes to begin on time. Some seating sections in Byrnes Auditorium will be reserved for faculty and delegates. Student and Faculty Marshals will be in the facility to assist you.

Recessional and Reception

At the conclusion of the ceremony, all in attendance will exit Byrnes Auditorium and process to a reception in the West Center. (#14 on campus map)

Printable Maps (pdf)

Accommodations

A group of rooms has been blocked at the Hilton Garden Inn for individuals attending the Inauguration. For reservation information, call the hotel at 803/325-2800 and let them know you are attending the event.

Additional accommodation options can be found online.

Local Dining

Rock Hill has a variety of local eateries, fast food establishments, and chain restaurants. Below are a sampling of dining options.

Local Dining
Dine In Carry Out
Charanda's Mexican
2260 Pointe Cross Dr.
Amelie's French Bakery
157 E. Main St.
Chili's
630 Tinsley Way
Bojangles
2382 Cherry Rd.
Cracker Barrel
2140 Mana Ct.
Chick-Fil-A
2415 Cherry Rd., 2245 Dave Lyle Blvd.
Fatz Cafe
478 S. Herlong Ave.
Dunkin' Donuts
1932 Springsteen Rd.
Five Guys
Meeting Blvd.
Earth Fare
725 Cherry Rd.
Longhorn Steakhouse
2255 Cross Pointe Dr.
Groucho's Deli
221 Cherry Rd.
McAlister's Deli
335 Herlong Ave., 735 Addison Ave.
Hardee's / Red Burrito
2165 Mana Ct.
McHale's
122 E. Main St.
Jersey Mike's
725 Cherry Rd.
Michael's Rock Hill Grille
1039 Charlotte Ave.
Jimmy John's
147 E. Main St.
Millstone Pizza
121 Caldwell St.
Krispy Kreme
1525 Celanese Rd.
Nishie G's Cafe
706 Mount Gallant Rd., 727 Dilworth Ln.
Lee's Famous Recipe Chicken
738 Cherry Rd.
O'Charley's
2265 Crosspointe Dr.
McDonald's
2600 Cherry Rd., 1998 Dave Lyle Blvd.
Olive Garden
519 John Ross Pkwy.
Moe's Southwest Grill
1910 Cinema Dr.
Outback Steakhouse
1319 River Run Court
Newk's Express Cafe
2338 Dave Lyle Blvd.
Panera Bread
526 John Ross Pkwy.
Nova's Bakery
1108 Cherry Rd.
Red Bowl Asian Bistro
2760 Celanese Rd.
Papa John's Pizza
1389 E Main St.
Ruby Tuesday
1410 Old Springdale Rd.
Penn Station Subs
2012 Cherry Rd.
Texas Roadhouse
2367 Dave Lyle Blvd.
Quiznos
636 Crown Pointe Ln.
White Horse Restaurant
1022 Camden Ave.
Southern Salad & Sandwich
1724 Ebenezer Rd.
Wingbonz
1027 Oakland Ave.
Taco Bell
532 John Ross Pkwy.
The Yolk (open until 2 p.m.)
1204 Mount Gallant Rd.
Wendy's
624 Tinsley Way

Onward. Upward. Winthrop Ever Stand.
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