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Guests are required to present tickets for admittance into the Event Center. Children 12 months and older must have a ticket. Each graduate will be able to claim up to five (5) tickets admitting your guests to the Commencement ceremony.

Graduates can claim their tickets on the ticket website from 10:00 am Wednesday, April 1, 2020 until 11:59 pm Tuesday, May 5, 2020.

Directions for getting tickets:

– You must purchase your regalia from the UMBC Bookstore to be able to participate in commencement and receive your tickets.

–  Undergraduates participating in the Winter commencement ceremony will be able to claim tickets for guests using the ticketing website. Deadline to claim tickets is May 5 at 11:59 pm.  Tickets are not automatically given to graduates, you MUST claim them from the ticketing website.

– Print or email your tickets to your guest(s)

Please note, each ticket can only be used once – multiple copies of a ticket will only allow the first person presenting the ticket into the arena. Anyone without a ticket or who has a duplicated ticket will not be permitted into the Event Center.  Lost tickets will not be replaced.

Guests with mobility impairments should check in at the assistance table in the Event Center lobby, there will be volunteers there to assist in finding the best seats for your needs.