Tickets are only needed for inside Weill Hall. Each graduate is allotted two tickets inside Weill Hall for their friends and family. School of Education graduates will be allotted four tickets inside Weill Hall for their friends and family.

There is unlimited seating outside on the Weill Lawn. Tickets are not needed for outdoor seating. The lawn will have a “front row” view of what takes place on the stage via the Jumbotron located outside the hall, and the state-of-the-art sound system will ensure each graduate’s name will be heard by all. Folding chairs will be available on the lawn for seating on a first-come, first-served basis.

We will also have a standby line. Your guests can choose to wait in the standby line to fill unclaimed seats inside Weill Hall. Please note there is no guarantee that guests in the standby line will be able to sit in the hall, as open seats are filled as available, first come, first served.

Ticket Distribution

Tickets for Weill Hall (indoor seating) will be made available starting on April 22. You will be given one full day to pick up your allotted tickets at the Student Center. The Student Center is open 7 a.m. - midnight. YOU MUST BRING A PHOTO ID CARD TO PICK UP YOUR TICKETS. Your name on your ID must match your name listed in Peoplesoft.

If you are a double major, your name will be listed in the Commencement book under both majors. You will need to choose one ceremony to attend when requested to do so by the registrar. Your tickets will be ready for pick up under your ceremony of choice. 

Please see below for your school’s pick up day.

Monday, April 22 – School of Social Sciences
Tuesday, April 23 – School of Business and Economics
Wednesday, April 24 – School of Arts & Humanities
Thursday, April 25 – School of Education
Friday, April 26 – School of Science & Technology

While it is best to pick up your tickets on the assigned day, we realize that other commitments may keep you from campus that day. We will have an online form that can be used to arrange for ticket pick up on future dates. The link to this form will be posted here from April 26 to May 6 and can be completed by using your SSU login credentials. Once the form closes on May 6, no indoor tickets will be available. However, tickets are not required for the outdoor, unlimited seating.