For Our Guests

Your Graduate's Big Day

Commencement will be full of special moments as student leaders, university administrators, and a keynote speaker address the graduating Class of 2022. We invite you to join us for an exciting finale immediately following the ceremony!

Photo of a family posing with their graduate to take a photo on campus

Tickets are NOT
required for guests.

It will be warm and
sunny, drink water!

Service animals are
permitted to attend.

All personal items
are subject to search.

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 as tickets are required for their entry. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis; please 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 is Their Moment

Commencement will begin at 7:30 pm on May 13, 2022; 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.

This ceremony will be held outside; please check the weather forecast and prepare accordingly. Drink plenty of water, dress appropriately, and use sunscreen as necessary.

Photo of a student with outstretched arms in celebration of his graduation

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.