Tickets are not required for either ceremony and there is no limit on the number of guests each graduate can invite, but check with Phase II (school) commencement sites because seating in some locations can be limited and tickets for events other than the Phase I and Phase II ceremonies may be required.
Schools of Arts & Sciences and Engineering
Each graduating student is allowed to request up to three free lunch tickets. Additional Lunch on the Lawn tickets may be purchased for family and friends online (coming soon).
Tickets must be presented in exchange for a boxed, freshly prepared Light Lunch.
Tickets will NOT be sold on Commencement Day.
Tickets are of no cash value and are not redeemable at any other campus dining location.
Seating is not provided.
See allergy information and more about Luncheon Tickets (link coming soon).
Here is a map showing parking locations on campus. Parking on Commencement Day will be available in all university parking areas on a first-come, first-served basis. Dowling Garage levels 5–6 will be reserved for specific guests and those needing mobility access. Some parking areas will be reserved for support or emergency vehicles and equipment.
On May 19, there will be some overflow parking available in areas to be determined where parking restrictions will not be enforced.
Visit Maps and Parking for more details.
A list of all Phase II Ceremonies and their corresponding times/locations may be found here: Coming Soon.