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For master’s and bachelor’s degree candidates needing extra Commencement Tickets, requests will be considered through 5 p.m., on Wednesday, May 9. Please make request by email to [email protected]. Extra tickets requested will be available for pick up at Meyer Hall daily until noon on Friday, May 11. Any tickets not picked up will be available on Saturday, May 12, at the Will Call window outside the Expo Center. 

Who needs tickets for RSU Commencement?
Guests attending the RSU Master’s and Bachelor’s Commencement Ceremony on May 12, 2018 at 1 p.m.

Who does NOT need tickets for RSU Commencement?
Participating graduates, children two years old and under who will sit on their parent’s lap, and guests attending ONLY the morning Associate Degree Commencement ceremony.

Are tickets free?
Yes. Tickets are available to qualified graduates at no cost.

How many tickets can I get? What if I need more tickets?
Each qualified master’s and bachelor’s graduate is entitled to an allotment of tickets. Students who would like additional tickets beyond the initial five-ticket allocation can submit an online request from March 14, 2018 – April 13, 2018. Any remaining tickets will become available at no cost beginning May 4, 2018.

Where can I get tickets?
Master’s and Bachelor’s candidates may pick up tickets at the Commencement Countdown Event on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. in the Dr. Carolyn Taylor Center Rotunda on the Claremore Campus. Following the event, tickets will be available in Meyer Hall from 10:00 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Will I need an ID to claim my tickets?
Yes. Students will need their RSU student ID to claim their ticket allotment.

What if I don’t need my entire ticket allotment?
Since seating is limited, please only take the tickets you need. If you have extra tickets, please return them to be redistributed to other students.

Will tickets be for reserved seats?
All seating for the Master’s and Bachelor’s ceremony will be general admission. Groups hoping to sit together should plan on arriving early.

How can I keep informed of Commencement related details?
Check back often on for updated details.

What if I need special accommodations while attending RSU Commencement?
If you or a family member require special accommodations, please contact Disability Services at 918-343-6828.