Commencement Tickets

  • Tickets are required for the Fall commencement for everyone entering the building, including children. Tickets will be distributed beginning Monday, November 13th thru Thursday, December 14th, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. and again between 1:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. in the Student Services Center, Suite 2169. Candidates are responsible for disseminating tickets to their guests. Candidates who are away from campus and not able to pick up their tickets in person should contact Ms. Tina Cottman, Administrative Assistant, in the Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs at  (410) 651-8440 or send an email to CommencementRequests@umes.edu  to discuss making arrangements to obtain their tickets by certified mail. The deadline for mailing tickets will be December 6th. Please do not request additional tickets as none are available! Lost or stolen tickets cannot be replaced! Doors will close to the general public 9:45 a.m. at the start of the Commencement exercise and will remain closed throughout the exercise. Guest are encouraged to arrive early!