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.

Spring 2016 Ticketing Policy

  • Undergraduates who submitted an RSVP during the designated RSVP period will be issued six 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.
    • Tickets are only valid for their listed ceremony; e.g. morning ceremony tickets cannot be used for the afternoon ceremony.
  • 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 will not be ticketed. An RSVP is still required to participate.

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.
  • You must select Will Call when reserving your tickets.

When to Pick Up Tickets:
  • Students who designated Will Call as their pick-up location may receive them up two hours prior to their ceremony.
  • Any additional tickets available for the ceremony will also be distributed at Will Call.
    Bachelor’s morning ceremony Will Call: 7-8:45 a.m.
    Bachelor’s afternoon ceremony Will Call: 1-2:45 p.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; all tickets for a group must be collected by one individual, who will be responsible for ensuring all guests receive their tickets.
  • Tickets cannot be left at Will Call. Please coordinate with your party to have someone distribute your 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.