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Columbia, SC (WLTX) -- The Vice President of The United States will deliver the University of South Carolina commencement address on Friday, May 9th.

Announced Wednesday afternoon by the school's Twitter account, VP Biden is set to deliver the address for the USC Class of 2014 Spring Commencement.

Biden will present his address at 3:00PM at the ceremony to be held in the Colonial Life Arena. The school will also present an honorary degree of doctor of public administration to the Vice President during the commencement event.

University spokeswoman Megan Sexton says Biden is the first sitting vice president to give a commencement address at the school.

Biden will address graduates from the Darla Moore School of Business, the College of Mass Communications and Information Studies, the College of Nursing, the South Carolina College of Pharmacy and the Arnold School of Public Health.

The school says parking information, details on tickets and access to the Friday afternoon commencement will be provided soon.

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