Guest Tickets & Seating


Each guest must have a ticket to enter the Arena in the Voller Athletic Center, including infants.

  • Guest tickets are free of charge and available for participating student graduates to order. Guest seating is not reserved.
  • Each participating student graduate may request between 1 and 10 guest tickets via the Online Order Form.  Please order only the # of tickets you will use.
  • Tickets must be ordered by Thursday, April 27, 2017.
  • Tickets not ordered by April 27, may be made available to other student graduates.

March 27-May 2, M-F: 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Office of Student Life, Rinker, lower level

Tickets not picked up by May 2, will be packaged with your Cap & Gown.

Please order only the number of tickets that you will use. 

Update regarding surplus tickets:

 For the TRADITIONAL UNDERGRADUATE/B.E.L.L. 2:30 p.m. ceremony,
as of April 11: There are surplus guest tickets available to distribute.  
Student graduates may request between 1 - 5 additional tickets via email to We will distribute these tickets until the supply runs out.  You will receive a reply regarding the status of your request.  
For the A.G.E. 10:30 a.m. ceremony, as of April 11:  
We anticipate that there will be a limited supply of surplus guest tickets.
Student graduates may request between 1 - 5 additional tickets via email to We will keep your name on a waiting list until tickets become available to distribute, and then we will send you confirmation, with the number we are able to provide.  We appreciate your patience!

Friends and relatives who are unable to attend, may watch an online live stream of the ceremony (click on link in menu at left side of page on day of event) in the comfort of their home, or you may order the DVD of the ceremony for viewing at a later date (see below).

DVD Information
DVDs of the Commencement Ceremony are available for purchase. ($10.00 each). DVDs must be ordered at the time the ceremony guest tickets are ordered via the Online Order Form. Your pre-ordered DVD will be mailed by the end of May.

Will Call
Tickets for guests may be left and picked up at the information desk inside the lower level main entrance to the Voller Athletic Center beginning one hour before your ceremony on Saturday, May 6. Please be sure the graduate's name is on the envelope.

If you find that you do not need all of the tickets you originally ordered, please return them to the Office of Student Life so that we may anticipate and plan for the total number of guests.  
Questions may be directed to 585.594.6350.