Window 1 - May 2-6: Initial Ticket Orders for Stage One (live ceremony held in Stage One)
Window 2 - May 11-17: Release of extra/overflow seating tickets (seating in Stages Two and Three - with live video feed of ceremony)
Guest Tickets: The determination of the number of guest tickets for each graduate for Stage One will be made after the April 28th deadline - once it is known how many graduates will be participating. It will be 2-4 guest tickets for Stage One per graduate, depending on sign-ups.
All attendees including children of any age will need a ticket in order to enter the Harris Center for the Arts.
IMPORTANT - Graduates can request TWO-FOUR guest tickets, depending on determination made after April 28 deadline. If you will be using less than TWO guest tickets, please notify the Ticket Office upon initial order of tickets. They can be used as extra tickets for your fellow graduates who need additional tickets.
Eligible students who signed up by the April 28 deadline will be emailed by the Harris Center Ticket Office with directions on securing their available guest tickets. There is no cost associated with the tickets. Although tickets are required, there is no reserved seating - seating will be on a first-come basis. Students who miss the April 28 deadline or the Phase 2 window can make requests for consideration of tickets for the ceremony through the Ticket Office only (for the overflow Stage Two and Three seating).Please do not call the Admissions & Records Office with inquiries about additional tickets, as we will follow the process set forth above. Tickets cannot be reissued if lost.
Wait List for Additional Tickets: Students can sign up on a waiting list to request two additional tickets as part of your initial order for the Commencement Ceremony. Please note this does not guarantee additional tickets since accommodating these requests is subject to venue seating capacity. You will be informed via email by May 11th if your request for extra tickets can be filled. There will be a ticketing service to issue tickets the day of the event. The additional tickets may be in either Stage One, Two or Three - depending on # of grads walking and seating capacity. Tickets will be issued in order of the date added to the wait list.
Accessible Seating The Harris Center is accessible to guests with special needs. Accessible seating locations are available for guests in wheelchairs or with limited mobility in all theaters. Wireless Assisted Listening Devices (ALD) are available for check-out at the Kirklin Coat Check Room located in the first floor lobby. To assist our staff in serving you, please make arrangements with the Ticket Office prior to the ceremony - ideally, when placing your ticket order.