Tickets

Happy graduates with balloons

Georgia Tech is delighted to host the Commencement ceremonies in McCamish Pavilion.
Due to capacity limitations, Georgia Tech will issue general admission tickets to the bachelor's ceremonies.

Fall 2016 Ticketing Policy

  • Undergraduates who submitted an RSVP during the designated RSVP period will be issued five (5) guest tickets. 
    • Graduates do not need a ticket to attend.
    • Children under the age of two who can sit on a parent's lap do not need a ticket.
    • Late RSVPs will receive a reduced amount of tickets.
  • Current students, faculty, and staff wishing to attend the event as a guest may show their buzzcard at will call the day of the event to receive 1 guest ticket.
    • Day-of tickets are available on a first-come, first-serve basis.
    • These tickets may not be reserved in advance.
    We encourage interested faculty and staff to speak with their dean's office to volunteer for the event to guarantee a seat. 
  • The Ph.D. and master’s ceremony and the Ph.D. hooding ceremony will not be ticketed. An RSVP is still required to participate.

RSVP to Commencement

An RSVP is required to receive guest tickets for the bachelor's ceremony. Our Fall 2016 RSVP period will be September 19 to October 7.

Ticket Distribution

  • Ticket Distribution will take place November 7 to 18 at the Athletics Ticket Box Office, located off Bobby Dodd Way.
    • The Ticket Office is open from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. 
    • Students must show their buzzcard to receive their Commencement tickets. An RSVP is required to receive guest tickets.
  • Failure to pick up your tickets and email our office will result in the forfeit of your tickets, which will be redistributed at Will Call on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Students also have the option of sending a delegate to receive their tickets on their behalf.
     

Will Call

How to Designate Will Call as Your Pick-Up Location:
  • During the RSVP period, students may choose to have their tickets picked up at Will Call, which is located next to the main entrance of McCamish Pavilion.
    • The will call option appears on the bachelor's ceremony RSVP form
    • If you have already submitted your RSVP and wish to move your tickets to will call, email the Commencement Office.

When to Pick Up Tickets:
  • Will Call opens at the venue two hours prior to their ceremony.
    • Bachelor’s ceremony Will Call: 7-8:45 a.m.
  • Any tickets remaining when Will Call closes, reserved or unreserved, will be forfeited.‚Äč

How to Pick Up Tickets:
  • The student or their ticket delegate must present the graduating student’s name and Georgia Tech ID number to receive their reserved tickets. 
  • The box office is unable to accommodate a split pick-up.
  • Tickets cannot be left at Will Call. Please coordinate with your party to have someone distribute your tickets.

Additional Tickets

  • Any additional tickets available will be at will call the day of the ceremony only. The Commencement Office is unable to distribute any additional tickets outside of this time frame. 
    • Bachelor's Ceremony will call hours: 7-8:45 a.m.
  • Students may receive up to two additional tickets the day of the ceremony on a first-come, first-serve basis. The graduating student’s GT ID number is required to receive additional tickets.
  • Faculty, staff, and current students who would like to attend the bachelor’s ceremony may request a ticket on a first-come, first-served basis at Will Call. Individuals must show their valid Buzzcard to receive tickets.

Other Ceremony Viewing Options

If we run out of room at the venue, or if your guests can’t travel to the ceremony, they can still watch you walk across the stage.