Commencement Tickets

Georgia Tech Commencement

Spring 2014 Ticketing Policy

Georgia Tech is excited to bring commencement back to campus in the newly renovated McCamish Pavilion. Due to capacity limitations, Georgia Tech will issue general admission tickets to the event. Undergraduates will be issued six guest tickets. The Ph.D. and Master's ceremony will not be ticketed. An RSVP is still required from graduate students to attend the ceremony.

RSVP

All Spring 2014 graduates attending Commencement are required to RSVP online between March 3 to March 14. An RSVP is required to receive Commencement tickets and participate in the ceremony. No late RSVPs will be accepted. 

Undergraduates will be issued six guest tickets. The Ph.D. and Master's ceremony will not be ticketed; graduates must still RSVP to attend.

Summer graduates wishing to participate in spring Commencement are required to submit an application. Review our summer early walk policy and dates here

All RSVP submissions will receive a confirmation email. Please save a copy of this email for your records to confirm your submission details. The Commencement Office is unable to confirm any RSVPs.

Distribution

Tickets will be distributed on-campus at the Athletics Ticket Office located on the north end of Bobby Dodd Stadium between March 31 through April 11. The ticket office is open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., excluding holidays. Any tickets left unclaimed by the end of the distribution period will be redistributed at will call.

Students must present photo identification when collecting tickets. Alternatively, they may send a delegate to collect tickets. Please complete and print the ticket delegate form to have another individual receive your tickets during distribution.

Students currently studying off-campus may make arrangements to collect tickets at will call during the RSVP process.

Please store your tickets in a safe and secure location. We are unable to reprint or replace lost tickets. 

Will Call

Will call tickets will be available at McCamish Pavilion at the Main Entrance on the day of the event for each ceremony. Students or their delegate must present the student's name and Georgia Tech ID number to receive tickets. 

The box office is unable to accommodate a split pick-up; all tickets for a group must be collected by one individual, who will be responsible for ensuring all guests receive their tickets.

Will Call is open two hours prior to ceremony start. Unclaimed tickets remaining when will call closes will be forfeited. Students and guests may only pick-up tickets during their designated will call time frame for each ceremony listed below:

Saturday, May 3, 2014
Bachelor’s morning ceremony: 7 to 8:45 a.m.
Bachelor's afternoon ceremony: 1 to 2:45 p.m.

Additional Tickets

We do plan to have our remaining tickets at will call the day of the ceremony. Students or a delegate on their behalf may receive tickets at will call on a first-come, first-serve basis. A student ID number is required to receive any tickets at will call. Bachelor's students will be limited to five tickets per student ID number. 

Faculty, staff, and current students who would like to attend the bachelor's ceremony may request two tickets on a first-come, first-serve basis at will call the day of the event. Individuals must show their valid buzzcard to receive tickets.

Overflow Rooms and Additional Viewing Options

Guest overflow will be available in O’Keefe Gym located next to McCamish Pavilion. No tickets are required for overflow. Space is available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

We will also show a live webcast of the ceremony at www.commencement.gatech.edu. The live link for each ceremony will appear thirty minutes prior to ceremony start. Full ceremony videos will be posted to our website one week following the event.

Guests on campus may re-scan their TVs to receive 19.1 and watch the ceremony live on GTCN. 

Ph.D. and Master's Ceremony

The Ph.D. and Master's Ceremony will not be a ticketed for spring 2014. Students are still required to submit an RSVP to participate in the ceremony. Guests will be admitted on a first-come, first-serve basis.  

Summer Graduates

Summer graduates who would like to apply to participate in may do so from March 3 to March 14. Review our summer early walk policy here.

All summer graduates will be invited to participate in the fall 2014 ceremony. 

Additional Information

Because all tickets issued are general admission, guests are encouraged to arrive early. Will call will open two hours prior to each ceremony’s start; doors will open ninety minutes prior to each ceremony. For exact times, please visit our Venue Information page.

Those requiring special services are encouraged to contact our Commencement Office by email at events@comm.gatech.edu.