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Graduates have the opportunity to claim four (4) guest tickets for their ceremony. Tickets will be required for all guests.  Graduates do not need a ticket for their ceremony.

Only graduates who responded “yes, I will participate,” by Thursday, July 15 through NameCoach will be eligible to claim tickets. Graduating students will only be eligible to claim tickets for ceremonies they are participating in.

Please note the following regarding ticketing:

  • Tickets will be available online to graduates only. Graduates may reserve up to 4 tickets (guaranteed) per ceremony they are participating in.
  • There is no fee for tickets to any of the commencement ceremonies.
  • Guests seeking tickets must connect with their graduate.
  • Tickets are ceremony specific. Guests who plan to attend more than one ceremony need a ticket for each ceremony.

The ticketing system opened on July 22. Graduates received an email from with a unique link and instructions to claim their tickets.  The deadline to claim tickets was August 6 at 11:59 pm EDT, but the ticket deadline has been extended until Wednesday, August 11 at 11:59 pm EDT.

Graduates who have not claimed tickets by the extended deadline should email for assistance.