Details for Family and Friends
- No tickets are required for guests attending Commencement and there is no limit to the number of guests which each student may invite.
- For guests, eating is first come, first served, and the arena doors open at 8:30 a.m. for the 9:30 a.m. ceremony and at 1 p.m. for the 2 p.m. ceremony.
- Events will begin on time. University officials recommend guests arrive early and leave non-essential bags at home or in the car; mandatory checks of all bags entering Bartow Arena could slow entry.
- Please visit the General Information section for more details about parking, lodging, directions, and special needs.