Commencement: Tickets and Seating

Tickets and Seating

Guests are invited to attend Class Day, the March through the Alumnae Arch, Baccalaureate, the Baccalaureate Reception and Commencement.

No ticket is required for the Class Day program or Baccalaureate Ceremony; however, seating is limited and is on a first-come, first-served basis. Guests will not be permitted to hold seats.

Commencement Tickets

Tickets will be distributed at Commencement rehearsal on Thursday, May 18, 2017, in Sisters Chapel. All items listed on the Graduation Checklist must be completed in order to receive tickets.

At the request of the host facility, no one, regardless of age, will be admitted without a ticket. Seniors who do not attend rehearsal will not receive Commencement tickets. Please bring Spelman photo ID to pick up Commencement tickets.

For the Media

Audrey Arthur
404-270-5892 (office) 
404-886-3966 (cell)

All media must be credentialed to cover Commencement activities. The deadline to request media credentials is Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at 12 p.m.

Commencement video will be available electronically for download on Sunday, May 21 after 9:30 p.m. and photographs will be available electronically on Monday, May 22 after 12 p.m.