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Ceremony Information

Tickets | Children | Parking | Physical Disability Accommodations

Tickets and Seating

Degree candidates will be given five complimentary tickets.

The tickets may be used for seating on the main floor or in the balcony. No seats may be held for others. Ushers will seat ticketholders by filling in all vacant seats. Ticket holders should enter the main entrance where they will be directed to the balcony or to various aisles on the main floor.

Note: There will be some ticket holders who will have to be seated in the balcony. The tickets guarantee seating in the building, but not in a particular section of the building. Seating on the main floor will be on a first-come, first-served basis.

Guests’ Arrival: The Amphitorium doors will open at 1 p.m., and tickets are valid until 1:30 p.m. To get into the building by that time, guests should arrive in time to secure parking and get to the Amphitorium.

All guests without tickets should enter the tower doors opposite the Student Center Post Office and Unusual Films.

Note: Cameras, video or tape recorders, or packages are not permitted in the Founder’s Memorial Amphitorium. These items may be checked at the ushers’ Camera Check in the lobbies or left in a secure place elsewhere.

Children/Child Care

Children must be 6 years of age to be admitted to the Amphitorium or to the Auditorium. Guests with children may view the closed-circuit program in Levinson Hall in the Student Center.

Parking

Parking will be available in the parking garage, Wade Hampton Mall Lot, Pleasantburg Lot, and various smaller lots on campus.

Physical Disability Accommodations

Wheelchair: Guests seated in wheelchairs are to enter the tower door for Aisle 3 (opposite Student Center Post Office) or Aisle 11 (opposite Rodeheaver Auditorium) and may be accompanied by another individual. No tickets will be needed for a person in a wheelchair or the one person with him who will be seated in a chair next to him.

Hearing Impaired: Guests needing sign language interpretation are to enter the tower door for Aisle 3 (opposite the Student Center Post Office) and will be seated on aisle 1 rows MM or NN. Guests may be accompanied by another individual, and special tickets must be secured at the end of the graduation rehearsal.