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Tickets are required for admittance to the undergraduate Commencement ceremony.

Undergraduates can order up to six (6) tickets for their guests. Students are responsible for ordering tickets for their guests on the Commencement checklist. Students do not need a ticket for themselves, only their guests need tickets. Only students eligible to participate at Commencement will have access to ticket ordering. All seats are assigned and will be assigned at random. There is no cost for Commencement tickets.

There are no additional/extra tickets available. Please check with your classmates for extra tickets.

All tickets will be emailed to students at their UP email one week prior to the ceremony.


Special Accommodations Tickets

Within your six (6) ticket order limit, we offer special accommodations tickets, you will indicate on your order form in the Commencement checklist if you need special accommodation tickets:

Mobility Tickets:

  1. Wheelchair-Access tickets – required for a guest who will remain in their wheelchair for the duration of the ceremony.
  2. Limited Mobility tickets – required for a guest who can only walk up a maximum of five (5) stairs to access their seating.
  • Please enter the number of tickets needed.
  • Please request two tickets if you would like the special accommodations guest to have a companion sit with them. Special Accommodation ticketed guests and their companion will not be seated with the rest of your guests.

Communication Access Tickets:

  1. Communication Access tickets – optional for a deaf or hard-of-hearing guest whose primary language is ASL and who would like to be seated near an ASL interpreter. Please note: The ceremony will be live captioned and shown on the video board in the Chiles Center which is visible for all guests. Guests are welcome to bring their own device to view live stream and captions.
  2. Spanish Language Access tickets optional for a guest whose primary language is Spanish and who would like to receive headphones to listen to a live translation of the Commencement ceremony.

Other Special Accommodations Tickets

  1. Other – required for a guest who does not fall into one of the above categories. Please share how we can best accommodate you by emailing

To view where your seats will be located in the Chiles Center please see the Chiles Center Seating Map.

For answers to frequently asked questions about tickets, please visit the FAQ page.