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Commencement Tickets

2017 Commencement

Because of limited seating in Bender Arena, tickets will be required for admittance to the Fall Commencement ceremony on Sunday, December 17, at 10:00 a.m. in Bender Arena. An allotment of six (6) tickets will be distributed to each student who has rented regalia and registered to participate in the ceremony. Graduates participating in the ceremony will not need a ticket for themselves. Tickets will be distributed in the Bridge Café (formerly the lower level of the Campus Store) during cap/gown distribution on Friday, December 15, and Saturday, December 16.

To claim tickets, a student must appear in person with his or her student ID card and regalia rental confirmation. Lost tickets will not be replaced.

Children under age 3 who will be sitting in an adult's lap during the entire ceremony do not require a ticket. If the child needs a seat of their own, they will require a ticket.

In order to accommodate guests without tickets, the ceremony will be shown live at a remote viewing location in Kerwin Hall, Rooms 1 & 2, and live streamed on the commencement website. Graduates seeking additional tickets are encouraged to ask friends or classmates participating in the ceremony if they have any extra tickets at their disposal.

Commencement tickets are not to be bought or sold.