Tickets Are Required for Guests
As a graduate of University of Maryland University College, you don't need a ticket to participate in Commencement, but tickets are required for your guests.
Due to fire codes, each guest–including infants–must have a ticket to attend. Tickets will be scanned upon entry to Commencement. Each ticket is unique and will only work once. Tickets cannot be duplicated or sold.
Claim Your Guest Tickets
After you complete the RSVP process for Commencement, you'll use an online form to order up to 10 tickets for your guests. We encourage you to claim only the tickets you plan to use, because your unwanted tickets can be used by fellow graduates who have additional guests.
Request tickets beginning February 28, when the RSVP process will open. Tickets must be ordered by 11:59 p.m. eastern time April 27.
Distribute and Use Tickets
You'll receive a confirmation e-mail after you order your tickets. The message will include attached tickets that you can print and distribute to your guests.
You can also forward tickets to your guests via e-mail. Guests can then print their tickets and bring them to Commencement or display their tickets on a mobile device at the event.
We'll open the unclaimed ticket pool on April 28. If any tickets are available, you'll be able to claim up to three additional tickets online. Unclaimed tickets will be distributed on a first come, first served basis.
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