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The ONLY way to secure Commencement tickets and your seat at the ceremony is to:


Students apply online through Self Service Banner, under the Student Menu, by clicking on the "Apply to Graduate" link. If there are any issues while filling out the application, please e-mail our Graduation Coordinator at

(Please note that EdD/Doctoral students may not participate in the Commencement Ceremony unless they have defended their dissertation prior.)


Confirm your participation in the 2015 Commencement ceremonies before April 15, 2015.
  • Visit Student Self-Service at
  • Access Banner Services and enter your Banner ID and PIN
  • Select “Student and Financial Aid” and click on “Commencement”
  • Follow the prompts to confirm your attendance


Ticket requests will be available through the Tickets Tab

Special Needs seating is available for the main ceremony and requires tickets, limited to individuals with disabilities and one companion. Special needs tickets are available on a first-come, first-served basis. These tickets count as main ceremony tickets. If a student reserves special needs tickets for main ceremony guests, they will be subtracted from the total number of main ceremony tickets available per student.

Inclement Weather Procedures

Please visit our Rain Ceremony page.

Time changes or cancellations for inclement weather will be announced beginning at 7 a.m. on WGLS-FM 89.7 and KYW-AM 1060. This information will also be available by phone at (856) 256-INFO and on the University website here.