Venue and Ceremony Information

McCamish Pavilion
184 10th Street N.W.
Atlanta, Georgia, 30318
(On campus at the intersection of 10th and Fowler Streets)

Guests may enter via the main entrance on 10th Street or the west entrance on Fowler Street

Guest Drop-Off and Handicap Parking for All Ceremonies

  • All guest drop-off and pick-up is at the Louise and Leo Benatar Entrance, located off 10th Street.
  • Guests with a valid handicap parking tag may park on 8th street and in E65, behind McCamish Pavilion.


  • Maps of parking lots for each ceremony.
  • Guest drop off and handicap parking locations.
  • Traffic alerts.
  • Shuttle service times.
  • Public transit information.


  • The Bachelor's Commencement Ceremony is a ticketed event.
  • All tickets are general admission.
  • Students must RSVP 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.


  • Concessions will be available during the ceremony.
  • The McCamish Pavilion accepts both cash and major credit cards.
  • Outside food and drink are not allowed.


Guest Seating
  • Guests will be seated in the lower and upper concourse of McCamish Pavilion.
  • Designated handicap seats are located on the concourse level at the top of sections 100-110.

Accessible and special needs seating information

Student Seating

Find out where your graduate will be sitting during the ceremony:

Ph.D. & Master's Ceremony Seating Chart

Bachelor's Morning Ceremony Seating Chart 

Bachelor's Afternoon Ceremony Seating Chart

Students will walk in order of our Commencement program, starting with our youngest college and concluding with our oldest college. 
View the Commencement Program


  • Backpacks and luggage are not allowed into McCamish Pavilion. All bags will be searched prior to entering. Bags cannot exceed 10" x 14" x 5"
  • 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. 
  • No outside food or beverage allowed in the venue. Concessions will be available during the ceremony.
  • Absolutely no alcoholic beverages are allowed in or around the ceremony area. Anyone violating this code will be removed from the event.
  • Noisemakers, selfie-sticks, and balloons are not permitted. Guests may bring flowers for their graduates.
  • Families are encouraged to hold their applause until all graduates walk across the stage to allow everyone’s name to be heard.
  • Please review the prohibited and permitted items list for McCamish Pavilion.

Dress Code and Decorum

  • While Commencement has no official dress code, we encourage families to dress in a manner appropriate to the 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.