Tickets and Seating

Obtaining Your Tickets

Tickets for Commencement are available at the Grad Finale, and in the School of Graduate Studies Office up until May 9th or by contacting the Graduate School Office, 215.248.7170.


The Grad Finale will be held on Monday, April 20 in the Rotunda of St. Joseph Hall from 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Each participating graduate receives:  

  • One (1) parking pass
  • Six (6) Commencement tickets (4 Grand Tent seats; 2 Sorgenti Arena seats)

Tickets are REQUIRED for seating at the ceremony. Seating will be available under the Grand Tent and in Sorgenti Arena where the ceremony will be simulcast in air-conditioned comfort.

No one (including infants and children) will be seated without a ticket. No strollers or balloons are permitted in the Grand Tent. Please plan accordingly.

Limited space for non-ticket holders is available on surrounding athletic fields. Guests are permitted to bring chairs for field seating.

The ceremony will be held outside under the Grand Tent, rain or shine.


Note:  For a map of the campus and parking areas, click here.