University EventsMS-C1917Hamline University1536 Hewitt AvenueSaint Paul, MN 55104
Tickets are not required for general guest seating and there is no limit to the number of guests a graduate may invite for the outdoor ceremony on Old Main. However, tickets are required if the ceremony is moved indoors to Hutton Arena because of weather.
Tickets are also required for guests needing accessible seating may reserve tickets for the accessible seating area. There are a limited number of tickets available for this area. Guests without accessible seating tickets will not be permitted to sit in the reserved accessible seating area. All students participating in the bachelor's (undergraduate) Commencement ceremony must sign up for tickets online by Tuesday, March 4.
Every graduate may sign up for two tickets. Only graduating senior students may sign up for these tickets.
If more than two tickets are desired, students who have completed their graduation requirements may enter the ticket lottery. If a student is eligible to enter the lottery, they will receive an email on March 3 and will have until March 14 to sign up for the lottery process. The lottery drawing will be completed the week of March 17. Lottery winners will be notified via email with pick up information for the week of March 31. No more than two tickets can be requested via the ticket lottery process.
Tickets are not required for general guest seating on Old Main Mall or in Hutton Arena and there is no limit to the number of guests a graduate may invite. Seats are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Guests needing accessible seating may reserve tickets for the accessible seating area. There are a limited number of tickets available for this area. Guests without accessible seating tickets will not be permitted to sit in the reserved accessible seating area. Requests for accessible seating must be made by Friday, April 25.
Hutton Arena will serve as the alternate location should weather or safety be a concern. Tickets are required and ticketing will be enforced for the Bachelor's (Undergraduate) Ceremony. Tickets are not required for either the Master's and Doctorate (Graduate) Ceremony or Law Ceremony.
If family members or guests do not have tickets for the alternate ceremony site or do not wish to sit in the area, the ceremonies can be viewed in the following simulcast locations.
Registration & Records
School of Law Registrar
Herff-Jones for Undergraduate and Graduate Students
Herff-Jones for Law Students
Hamline University Bookstore
SCHEDULE - 2014
Friday, May 23
School of Law Commencement Ceremony6 p.m.Old Main Mall*
Saturday, May 24
Baccalaureate Multi-Faith Ceremony9 a.m.Hamline Church
Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony11 a.m.Old Main Mall*
Graduate Commencement Ceremony3 p.m.Old Main Mall*
*Alternate Site (due to weather): Hutton Arena
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