Tickets for 2023 Commencement available for pick up

The deadline for picking up guest tickets for the 2023 Commencement ceremonies is Saturday, May 6, at 2 p.m.

Guest tickets for the Elon University’s 133rd Undergraduate Commencement on Friday, May 19 are now available for members of the graduating class to pick up.

All graduates confirmed to participate in the May 19 Commencement must reserve guest tickets to their diploma ceremony. Up to five tickets for guests ages 2 and up are allowed. This includes graduates who may have completed studies earlier in the academic year and/or may not currently live at Elon (i.e., study abroad, remote internship, dual degree program or for other reasons), who intend to return and participate in a diploma ceremony on May 19.

Candidates will pick up guest tickets at Schar Center Ticket Office from May 1 to May 5 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. On Saturday, May 6, tickets can be claimed between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. for candidates who are unavailable during weekday hours due to internships or student teaching.

Candidates are responsible for requesting, claiming and distributing tickets to the guests who will use them on May 19.

Seating map for the Schar Center during Commencement ceremonies can be found here.

Alternate Viewing

Guests without tickets to Schar Center ceremonies may watch in Global Commons. Tickets are not required for viewing in Global Commons. Doors will open one hour before each ceremony. The ceremonies will also be available to livestream on personal devices at