Guest Information- Tickets


The Fall 2016 graduating class is the largest Fall class in CBU history! Due to the large number of graduates, you will need to complete the form below to request tickets for your guests who will be attending the ceremony. Graduates participating in the ceremony do not need a ticket – these are for your guests only. Ticket Requests must be submitted by Friday, November 18. If you do not submit a request for tickets by November 18, we cannot guarantee there will be tickets available for you.

Please Note: Children age 2 and older will require a ticket. 


You will receive your tickets during Grad Finale on December 7-8 in the Innovator’s Auditorium. If you are unable to attend this event, you must contact to schedule a time to pick up your tickets prior to Grad Finale.

PLEASE NOTE: We will not hold tickets for WILL CALL - any tickets that have not been picked up by Friday, December 9, will be distributed to other graduates.

Citizens Business Bank Arena has metal detectors at all entrances and guests should expect to go through this screening upon arrival. Items such as balloons are prohibited at the arena. Click here to see a complete list of prohibited items.

Due to the capacity of this event, seats may not be saved beyond 15 minutes before the start of the ceremony. Therefore, to ensure guests are able to sit together with family and friends, they should arrive early. Ushers will place guests in any empty seats in the last 15 minutes before the ceremony begins. 

Doors will open at 5:30 pm for the 7 pm Ceremony - no guests will be permitted to enter the arena prior to 5:30pm.