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Now that we have passed our initial ticket deadline, we are able to release one additional ticket to participating graduates (for a total of 7 tickets). 
  • The deadline to claim the extra ticket  is Wednesday, December 12 at 11:59 p.m.   
  • To claim your ticket visit the ticketing website
  • Out of respect for your classmates, please only take these extra tickets if you need them.


Guests are required to present tickets for admittance into the Event Center. Children 12 months and older must have a ticket. Each graduate is allowed SIX tickets admitting your guests to the Commencement ceremony.

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 December commencement ceremony will be able to claim up to six (6) tickets for guests using the ticketing website.

– Select up to six (6) tickets for the ceremony in December.

– Print or email you 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 be able not be permitted into the Event Center.  Lost tickets will not be replaced.

If the graduate has guests with mobility impairments, the graduate will be able to exchange two general admission tickets for special accommodations seating tickets when you order your tickets online (see “Accessible Seating” page). Up to two general admission tickets may be exchanged.