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Commencement Ceremony Guest Tickets

Commencement ceremony ticket distribution began on Friday, March 15, at 9 a.m. The deadline to claim guest tickets is Friday, May 3.

Each eligible participant will be allotted ten guest tickets for their assigned ceremony. Additional guest tickets will not be distributed beyond the initial allocated amount.

Students expecting to graduate in Spring 2024 must have completed the application for graduation in order to be eligible to participate in Commencement. The deadline to apply to graduate was February 23, 2024. Any questions about eligibility to graduate should be directed to [email protected].

After claiming guest tickets, a request may be made for tented accessible seating for guests with disabilities or health concerns. Formal requests must be submitted via the Accessibility Seating FormThe deadline to complete this form is Friday, May 3. Guest tickets must be claimed before submitting a seating request. Requests are accepted on a first come, first served basis, and capacity may be reached prior to the form deadline. More information regarding accessibility services can be found on the ceremony details webpage.

How to Claim Guest Tickets

Claim guest tickets for your ceremony by following these steps: 

  1. Visit
  2. Login with your Stetson username and password. 
    • If you receive a "You Are Not Registered with Marching Order" message and believe you are eligible to receive guest tickets, please email [email protected].
  3. Select "Claim Tickets Here" under your assigned ceremony. 
  4. Review the "Graduate Information" section, ensuring all of your information is correct.
    • If your information is not correct, you must email [email protected] prior to completing the form.
  5. Under the "Guest Tickets" section, select the total number of guest tickets needed.
    • Note: You may return to this page and change the number of tickets needed at any time prior to the ceremony.
  6. Review the terms under the "Confirmation" section and select the confirmation button. 
  7. Select the "Submit" button. 
  8. When you reach the "Registration Complete" page, you will have the option to print or email your tickets.
    • Note: You are responsible for providing electronic and/or printed copies of tickets to your guests. 

How to Update the Number of Tickets Claimed

Should a participant need to change the number of tickets they claimed, please follow these steps to update your ticket registration:

  1. Visit the Marching Order website.
  2. Log in with your Stetson username and password.
  3. Select "Claim Tickets Here" under your assigned ceremony.
  4. Scroll down to the “Guest Ticket” section.
  5. Change the number of tickets requested.
    1. Note: Reducing the number of tickets claimed will delete previously claimed tickets.
  6. Select the "Submit" button.
  7. When you reach the "Registration Complete" page, select the “Get your tickets” button.
  8. Ensure you print or send any newly added tickets to your guests.

How to Resend or Reprint Guest Tickets

  1. Visit the Marching Order website.
  2. Log in with your Stetson username and password.
  3. Select the “Print/Email Tickets” button.
  4. To resend tickets via email, ensure the original email address is correct and select the “Email Ticket Again” button.
    • Note: Should you need to change the recipient email address, keep in mind that any ticket that is resent will contain the same barcode as the previously sent version, and will only allow admission for one.
  5. To reprint tickets, ensure “Selected to Print” is enabled for each ticket you would like to print, and select the “Print Selected Tickets” button.
    • Note: Each ticket has a unique barcode, and duplicates will be denied at the entry gate.