For Our Graduates

For Our Graduates

Preparing for Your Big Day


Your ceremony will be full of special moments as student leaders, university administrators, and a keynote speaker delivers special remarks to you and your classmates. Be sure to stick around for an exciting finale immediately following the ceremony!










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Please note, regalia is
required for this event.

Bring ID

Bring your CatCard or
government-issued I.D. 

Bring Ticket

Tickets have been emailed
as QR codes. 

Bring shoes

Wear comfortable
shoes; no high-heels. 



Security reserves the right to determine the method of checks as deemed necessary.




Stay Safe, Bear Down

All guests will be required to follow campus health and safety protocols in place at the time of this event as well as adhere to any existing state and local guidelines.

In addition, this event may be cancelled or changed on short notice due to public health circumstances.




Tickets are NOT required for guests. Students wishing to attend in-person must RSVP once the system goes live in mid-March, as tickets are required for entry. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis; we recommend you arrive early to secure the best viewing experience.

Tickets will be delivered to each registered graduate via their CatMail address. Graduates are expected to have tickets ready for scanning upon arrival. Printed tickets will not be provided.


This Day is For You

Your ceremony begins at 7:30 pm on Friday, May 12, 2023; gates open one hour prior to the ceremony. Seating will be divided into student and guest sections on a first-come, first-served basis. We recommend arriving early to secure the best viewing experience.

Water will be provided; sealed water containers or empty, reusable bottles are permitted. More information will be available in the coming months.













Graduation ceremonies are special events, please show respect for everyone.



We are excited you are joining us to celebrate with other graduates. Please take a moment to review our celebration guidelines.