Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Commencement Tickets for Masters and Bachelors
Who needs a ticket?
"All guests, except infants sitting on a lap. Graduating seniors do not need a ticket."
How many tickets can I get?
Do I need to reserve tickets ahead of time?
What is the price of tickets?
Tickets are free
Can I pick the section I want the tickets to be in?
All tickets are General Admission
Where do I get tickets?
1. The Commencement Fair taking place Spring 2014 (March 4, 5, & 6, 2014)
2. The Patriot Center Box Office (April 22-May 14, 2014)
Where is the Patriot Center box office?
West Side of the Patriot Center
What date are tickets available?
Tickets are available at the Commencement Fair starting March 4th.
Tickets are available at the Patriot Center Box Office starting April 22th.
What times can I pick up the tickets at the Patriot Center?
Monday - Thursday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Friday & Saturday 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
What is the Commencement Fair?
An event where you can buy your cap and gown, announcements, rings, and other items; have photos taken in regalia;. and get Commencement tickets
When is the Commencement Fair?
March 4-6, from 11am - 7pm
How do I get tickets?
Bring your Mason ID or valid Driver's license to the Patriot Center Box Office or the Commencement Fair
What if my guests need special assistance or are handicapped?
Special assistance/handicapped seating is available. Please ask any Patriot Center usher at the Portal entrances when you arrive.
Where are the special assistance or handicapped seating?
In an easy access section of the Patriot Center near the Portal entrances
Can someone sit with my special needs guest?
One other guest may sit with handicapped persons or those needing special assistance
What if I need more than 4 tickets?
Extra tickets will be available only if students turn in unneeded tickets to the Patriot Center box office
When can we get extra tickets?
May 14th from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., and May 17th from 9 a.m. until the start of the Commencement ceremony
Where can we get the extra tickets that have been returned?
Patriot Center Box Office, West Entrance
How do Doctoral students obtain tickets?
Information about ordering tickets will be sent to them in the mail. Tickets will be mailed to Doctoral students.