Reserve Your Tickets

The Commencement tickets website is now down. The last date to order Commencement tickets was Friday, May 19, 2017. Please contact the Commencement Office with ticket requests with your desired amount of tickets and we will do our best to accommodate you.

Print Your Tickets

  • Beginning June 1, 2017, students will be emailed PDF versions of their Commencement tickets to provide to their guests.
  • Tickets will be sent from Nu Athletics. Please be sure to check your spam folders.
  • Contact the Athletics Department about issues or changes with ticket orders at or 847-491-2287 or 888-GO-PURPLE (467-8775).
  • Any person occupying a seat must present a printed ticket for admittance.
  • Children under the age of three (3) who will sit in a lap during the entire ceremony do not require a ticket.
  • Gates for guest seating open at 8:00 a.m.
  • Tickets will assign guests a particular section in Ryan Field, but not specific seats. Guests may sit anywhere in their assigned section. Sections are assigned and grouped by school for better viewing of graduates.
  • Convocation tickets for the School of Communication and The Graduate School will be emailed June 1, 2017.

Convocation Tickets