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Spring 2015 Commencement will be held at the McCamish Pavilion, formerly Alexander Memorial Coliseum. McCamish Pavilion is located at the intersection of Tenth and Fowler Streets. Guests may enter through the main entrance on Tenth Street or the west entrance on Fowler Street. Click here to read about parking information.
Guests will be seated in the lower and upper concourse of McCamish Pavilion. Designated handicap seats are set up on the concourse level, located at the top of sections 100 - 110. Read more about our accessibility resources and policies here.
Concessions will be available during the ceremony. The McCamish Pavilion accepts both cash and major credit cards. Outside food and drink are not allowed.
Backpacks are not allowed into the pavilion. All bags will be searched prior to entering.
All strollers MUST enter through the main entrance and will be searched. Families are required to park their strollers inside the designated area at the venue's main entrance. Guests will have access to their stroller throughout the ceremony, but will not be able to take the stroller into the concourse area.
Absolutely no alcoholic beverages are allowed in or around the ceremony area. Anyone violating this code will be removed from the event.
Noisemakers, balloons, personal posters and banners are not permitted. Guests may bring flowers for their graduates. Unwrapped gifts are permitted.
Families are encouraged to hold their applause until all graduates walk across the stage to allow everyone's name to be heard.
While Commencement has no official dress code, we encourage families to dress in a manner that suits this ceremony. Many of our families dress business casual to casual.
Families are encouraged to hold their applause until all graduates walk across the stage to allow everyone's name to be heard. Please be respectful to all of our students.
Guests will be asked to release any reserved seats 15 minutes prior to ceremony start to help us accommodate others.