Tickets and Seating

Please Note: Tickets are NOT required for the 10 a.m. Graduate Commencement Convocation.


- Each qualified graduating senior is eligible to receive twelve (12) tickets.

- There are no separate tickets for seating in the special needs section.  General admission tickets required.

- Tickets are required for all seating in the Greek Amphitheatre.  This includes the section for those with special needs.

- Children age three (3) and older who are attending the undergraduate ceremonies in the Greek Amphitheatre are required to have a ticket.

- Students need to pick up their tickets in person.  They will receive information on distribution dates and location as commencement approaches.

- All requests for additional tickets (wait list) must be made by the student.



- The Greek Amphitheatre will open for seating as follows:

No earlier than 9:00 a.m. for the Graduate Convocation at 10:00 a.m.

No earlier than 12:00 p.m. for the College of Art and Sciences, School of Education, and School of Nursing Convocation at 1:00 p.m.

No earlier than 3:00 p.m. for the College of Social Sciences and Professional Studies and School of Business Convocation at 4:00 p.m.

- Seating for guests with special needs is available in the Greek Amphitheatre, with the majority of the seating area in the shade.

- One person may sit with the guest with special needs.  Due to limited space, we are unable to allow all family members to sit in this section.

- All reserved seating must be relinquished thirty (30) minutes prior to the beginning of the ceremony in anticipation of the academic procession.