Tickets are not required for Commencement exercises on the Great Lawn. Should Commencement be relocated to the Freeman Center due to extreme inclement weather, rain tickets are required.
ParkingFree parking is available in any of the parking areas on campus. Check with parking attendants on duty; they will direct you to the closest available space. Remember that carpooling helps alleviate traffic congestion.
Guests are welcome to take pictures from their seats and open areas on the lawn. Please stay behind posted stanchions and police / security personnel.
A professional photograph from Candid Color will be taken of each graduate as the president presents his or her diploma. Please allow approximately 10 days after the graduation for images to be posted on the Candid Color website. Click on Graduation Day, and then enter the code CNUG17. A 43-mm proof and all ordering information will be sent to the graduate’s permanent address on file at the University.