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December 2016 Commencement Tickets

All candidates for graduation are encouraged to invite their family and friends to help them celebrate this significant milestone and momentous occasion.  All graduates, family, and other guests over the age of two must have a commencement ticket to enter the College Park Center.

Who is eligible to participate in commencement exercises?

Students who are candidates for graduation in August or December are eligible to participate in December 2016 commencement ceremonies.  These students will be contacted by their School or College regarding the process for participating in Fall commencement ceremonies.

claiming tickets for commencement

Do graduates need a ticket to enter the commencement venue?

Yes, students who are eligible to participate in commencement (as defined above) will receive an email sent to their UTA email account on TBA with instructions on claiming their graduate ticket and their guest tickets.

HOW DO I CLAIM MY TICKETS?

Ticketing Offer 1: On November 21, graduates will receive an email with information on how to claim up to six guaranteed guest tickets reserved in their name, and up to four more guest tickets while quantities last. This offer will begin November 22 at 10 am and last until noon on December 5, at which time all reserved guest tickets will no longer be available and all unclaimed guest tickets will return to a central ticketing pool. Graduates are asked to download only the actual number of guest tickets that they will use so students who need them can claim them through Ticketing Offer 2.

Ticketing Offer 2: On December 5, graduates will receive an email with information on how to claim additional guest tickets from the central ticketing pool, if available, and while quantities last. This offer will begin December 6 at 10 am and last until noon on December 12.

Ticketing Offer 3: On December 12, graduates will receive an email with information on how to claim stand-by tickets, if available. Seating for stand-by ticket holders is not guaranteed and will be based on availability of seating in College Park Center at the time of the ceremony. This offer will begin December 13 at 10 am and last until the start time of each individual ceremony.

Additional information about claiming tickets

All tickets must be claimed and printed in advance.

  • Graduate and guest tickets must be printed and presented for entry.
  • No tickets will be available at the venue.
  • No UT Arlington ID's will be accepted in place of a ticket for admittance.
  • For information about guest arrival time and accommodations, click here.
 claiming my tickets

1.  Select the appropriate School/College’s ceremony at utatickets.com.

2.   Enter your passcode.  Your passcode is your UTA 1000 ID number.

3.   Claim your guest ticket(s).  

4.   On the log in page, if you have never purchased tickets at utatickets.com before, please create a new account. If you have purchased tickets at utatickets.com before, log in with your existing utatickets.com password.

5.   Be sure to fully complete the check-out process.

6. When the process is properly completed, your tickets will be sent to your email account.

for assistance

For login and password questions, contact the Box Office at 817-272-9595. 

Students with an inactive UT Arlington email account must contact the Office of Information Technology (OIT) Helpdesk at 817-272-2208 for reactivation.