• 2017 Commencement Weekend

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    Tickets and Accessible Seating

    Due to weather considerations, the 2017 Commencement ceremonies will be held in Hutton Arena on the university's Saint Paul campus.

    Bachelor's (Undergraduate) Commencement Ceremony

    Tickets are required for admission into Hutton Arena. Each graduate is allowed three tickets due to the capacity of Hutton Arena. Additionally, there will be a pool of tickets available for distribution in the Bush Center Lobby beginning at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday on a first-come, first-served basis.

    Accessible Seating for Bachelor's (Undergraduate) Commencement Ceremony

    Accessible seating is on the main level of Hutton Arena. Those needing an accessible entrance can enter through the Hutton Arena main doors off Hewitt Avenue.

    Specifically-labeled tickets were available for graduates to request for their guests. Tickets are required for entry.

    Master's and Doctorate (Graduate) Commencement Ceremony

    Tickets are not required for general guest seating 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.

    Accessible Seating for Master's and Doctorate (Graduate) Commencement Ceremony

    Accessible seating is on the main level of Hutton Arena. Those needing an accessible entrance can enter through the Hutton Arena main doors off Hewitt Avenue.

    Tickets are not required for guests needing accessible seating for the Graduate commencement ceremony.

    Simulcast Locations

    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:

    • Anderson Center (first floor)
    • Giddens Alumni Learning Center (rooms 100E and 110W)
    • Bush Center Ballroom