Ticket and Seating Policy

The Commencement Ceremony is a ticketed event

Each registered learner receives up to four tickets to their Commencement ceremony. Tickets are distributed when you check in, at the registration desk. Please check the schedule for registration desk hours and location.

Seating for the commencement ceremony begins 30 minutes prior to the ceremony start. Guests should plan to be seated at least 10 minutes prior to the start of the Commencement ceremony or your seat is not guaranteed. Late seating is at the discretion of the Ushers.

Guests requiring special services such as disability seating, are asked to arrive at least 45 minutes prior to the ceremony start time. Please prearrange special seating by contacting Commencement@Capella.edu, subject line: Special Services, Commencement

There will be an overflow seating area providing live video feed to the event. Tickets are not required for this area.

Ticket and Seating for Children attending Commencement

Children over 2 years of age must have a ticket and be accompanied by an adult to enter the hall. Your child is free to sit on your lap as long as his/her head can fit underneath your chin. Taller children seated on a parent's /caregiver's lap can obstruct the view of other patrons seated in rows behind. If you have questions or request additional clarification, please contact Commencement@capella.edu, attn Box Office Manager

If you have additional questions about the ticket policy or seating, please send an email by March 14, 2012 to:  Commencement@Capella.edu, Subject line: Attn Box Office Manager: Tickets and Seating

Emails after this date may not receive a response. If you have not received a response after March 16, 2012 for the Winter 2012 ceremony, please stop by the information desk on site at Commencement.