Ceremony Guest Tickets

Student Weekend Instructions 2022

University Commencement Ceremony

Guest e-tickets are required for the University Commencement Ceremony at Notre Dame Stadium. Guest e-tickets are unlimited, but must be requested by the student through the Graduation Application. Please review the Prohibited Items list. The Gates (A, B, D, E) open at 8:00 a.m. The Procession begins at 9:00 a.m. If there are any issues, such as lost emails and students added to the graduation list last minute, there will be Ticket Resolution booths at all gates beginning at 8:00 a.m.

Severe weather guest e-tickets for the University Commencement Ceremony will be emailed to the student's Notre Dame email address on Wednesday, May 11. These will be red in color and clearly marked “Severe Weather”. 

Student Instructions:

8:30 a.m. - Students meet at their college/school designated area as shown below. A cap and gown is required to participate in the Procession.

  • Architecture – (GA/UG) – Geddes Hall (enter south doors)
  • Arts & Letters (GR) – O’Shaughnessy Hall – Great Hall (enter west doors)
  • Arts & Letters (UG) – DeBartolo Hall (enter south doors)
  • Engineering (GR/UG) - Fitzpatrick Hall (enter west doors)
  • Keough – Hesburgh Library (enter west door)
  • Law – Law School – Archway
  • Mendoza (GB/UG) – Hesburgh Library (enter north doors
  • Science (GR/UG) – Jordan Hall of Science – (enter south doors)

 

Diploma Ceremonies

Guest tickets are not required. RSVP is requested through the student Graduation Application. Cap and gown is required.

Students will receive their diplomas during their respective separate college/department/school ceremonies.

Commencement Mass

Guest tickets are not required for the Commencement Mass on Saturday, May 14 in the Joyce Center – Purcell Pavilion.  However, an RSVP is requested through the student Graduation Application. Cap and gown is required.

Guests may begin entering the main entrance (Gate 9) at 3:30 p.m. Seating is on a first-come, first-serve basis and subject to capacity. Please arrive early for best seating. When the Joyce Center, Purcell Pavilion is filled, guests will be directed to the overflow locations within the Joyce Center.

Student Mass Instructions:

Cap and gown is required.
3:45 p.m. - Enter through the designated gates below:

  • Architecture – (GA/UG) – Gate 2; proceed to The Pit gym located between Gates 1 and 2
  • Arts & Letters (UG) – Gate 10 - Engineering (GR/UG) - Gate 2; proceed to The Pit gym located between Gates 1 and 2
  • Graduate School - Gate 2; proceed to The Pit gym located between Gates 1 and 2
  • Keough – Gate 2; proceed to The Pit gym located between Gates 1 and 2
  • Law – Gate 2; proceed to The Pit gym located between Gates 1 and 2
  • Mendoza (GB/UG) – Gate 8; proceed to the intramural gym above Gate 8
  • Science (GR/UG) – Gate 8; proceed to the intramural gym above Gate 8