Tickets

Tickets are required for admittance to the Commencement ceremonies on Sunday, May 7.

Graduates will be allotted seven (7) tickets for their guests and all seats will be assigned.

There is a wait list for extra Commencement tickets; please fill out this form if you would like to request extra tickets.

Ticket Order Dates: 

  • Tuesday, March 7: Ticket Ordering begins for Commencement I – Pamplin School of Business, Shiley School of Engineering and School of Nursing. A unique ticket order code will be emailed to students the day prior. 
  • Thursday, March 9: Ticket Ordering begins for Commencement II – College of Arts and Sciences and School of Education. A unique ticket order code will be emailed to students the day prior. 
  • Thursday, March 30: Deadline for ordering tickets  
  • Friday, April 21: Tickets will be emailed to students to print at home.

Only eligible students walking at Commencement will have access to order tickets.

Special Accommodations Tickets: 

There are four types of Special Accommodations tickets for guests at Commencement.

  1. Wheelchair-Access tickets - required for a guest who will remain in their wheelchair for the duration of the ceremony. 
  2. Communication Access tickets – required for a deaf or hard of hearing guest whose primary language is ASL and would like to be seated near an ASL interpreter. Please note: The ceremony will be live captioned and shown on the video board in the Chiles Center which is visible for all guests. Guests are welcome to bring their own device to view live stream and captions.
  3. Limited Mobility tickets – required for a guest who can only walk up a maximum of five (5) stairs to access their seating. 
  4. Other – required for a guest who does not fall in to one of the above categories. Please share how we can best accommodate. 

Please request two tickets if you would like the special accommodations guest to have a companion sit with them. Special Accommodation ticketed guests and their companion will not be seated with the rest of your guests.

 Request Special Accommodations  

Are you ready to place your ticket order?

  • Read the Ticket Ordering Instructions
  • Do you know how many tickets you need for your family and friends?
  • Have you read the information about Special Accommodations Seating?
  • Do you have your unique ticket order code to order your tickets? 

Order Tickets

To view where your seats will be located in the Chiles Center please see the Chiles Center Seating Map.

For answers to frequently asked questions about tickets, please visit the FAQ page.   

Contact

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Portland, Oregon 97203-5798

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