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  • Tickets are not required for ceremonies held on the University Green. There is no limit to the number of guests you may invite.
  • All indoor ceremonies are E-Ticketed.
  • Your guests must present PRINTED E-Tickets to gain admittance to your ceremony.
  • Each guest must have a unique ticket. Commencement ushers will deny entrance to guests with duplicate copies.
  • Electronic copies on cell phones, tablets or laptops may be accepted, but are not guaranteed.
  • Registered students are eligible for four (4) guest tickets.
  • Extra tickets are not available.

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 17, 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


E-Tickets will be available starting May 1, 2015 through the Tickets Tab.

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.