Frequently Asked Questions

What if I have more than four guests coming to Commencement? 

Graduates can send an email to by June 3 specifying how many extra tickets, beyond the four allotted, they need. 

How will tickets be distributed? 

Tickets will be emailed to graduates in May. The email will come from The email will include information on how to download tickets on a smartphone and send them to guests.  

There is no need to print the tickets, and more than one ticket can be displayed on a single smartphone. 

We recommend that graduates send the tickets to their guests before the day of Commencement (June 9) as graduates will enter Barclays Center through a separate entrance from their guests and need to arrive in academic attire by 2 p.m. for the 3:30 p.m. ceremony. 

See Ticketing Information for details on accepting and sharing your tickets with your guests.

I am having issues processing my Commencement fee payment. What do I do?

Registration for commencement is now closed.

What are the COVID-19 protocols for Commencement? 

Review our COVID-19 protocols and measures.

Additional questions about Commencement can be sent to