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Ticket Information

Deadline for Commencement participation

If a student is NOT approved to graduate by May 2, 2024, then the student will be unable to participate in the May 2024 Commencement Ceremonies.

Deadline for name to appear in the program

If a student is NOT approved to graduate by April 24, 2024, then the student's name will not appear in the 2024 Commencement program.

Tickets for the Class of 2024 Commencement ceremonies will be available online beginning on March 26, 2024, through May 2, 2024

Tickets will be released on March 26th at intervals according to ceremony. Please see below for the times tickets will be released.

March 26th, 2024, Ticket Release Times:

  • Graduate Commencement (Masters, CAGs and Eds): 9 a.m.
  • Undergraduate Morning Ceremony: 11 a.m.
  • Undergraduate Afternoon Ceremony: 1 p.m.

Please visit the Graduation Central Ticketing page to claim tickets. (BSU login required)

Only eligible graduates will be able to claim tickets. 

Refer to the Checklist to Participate (Undergraduate - Bachelors) or Checklist to Participate (Graduate - Masters, CAGS, EdS) if there are questions regarding eligibility.

Students will be able to claim up to 20 tickets per eligible graduate in the ticketing system. Please claim only the number of tickets you need. All claims do not need to be completed at once. For example, you can claim 5 tickets and go back in to claim 2 more at a later time, up to 20, as long as you claim by May 2, 2024.

Additional tickets will be available after graduates have claimed their 20 tickets and can be requested by emailing the corresponding email below:

Undergraduate (Bachelors) students can email
Graduate (Masters, CAGS, EdS) students can email

Please note:
  • Tickets are distributed only to the graduate.  
  • Graduates will need their BSU credentials to login.  Please contact BSU IT if you need assistance.
  • Graduates may not share tickets with other graduates and should only be claimed by those who intend to participate.
  • Tickets are complimentary and all guests age 2 and above must have tickets for admission to Gillette Stadium.
  • Graduates participating in the ceremony will not need a ticket.