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.

Updates coming soon

We are in the process of converting information on the website from Summer 2016 to Fall 2016.  Please return to the site after September 6 for information regarding Fall 2016 Commencement including official dates, times, and ticket allotments.

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.
    • 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 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.
    • Bachelor’s morning ceremony Will Call: 7-8:45 a.m.
      Bachelor’s afternoon ceremony Will Call: 1-2:45 p.m.
  • Afternoon ceremony tickets are only available during the afternoon will call period. 
  • 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. A buzzcard is not required.
  • Print the will call request form

    • Students in the will call line one-hour prior to ceremony start will be asked to leave and head to student line-up. We encourage students to leave their GT ID with a designate for pick up. 
  • 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.

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 Morning Ceremony will call hours: 7-8:45 a.m.
    • Bachelor's Afternoon Ceremony will call hours: 1-2:45 p.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.

Ticket Distribution

  • Ticket Distribution took place from April 4 to April 15 at the Athletics Ticket Box Office, located off Bobby Dodd Way.
  • If you missed this distribution period, please email our office to request that your tickets be moved to Will Call by Friday, April 29. We are unable to accept any requests after this date.
    • 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.

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.