May 2023 Ticket Information


August and December ticket information will be posted at a later date.

Undergraduate and Graduate students will be allotted 16 tickets per student. All guests, including children age 2 and older, must have a ticket to gain entry to the commencement ceremonies. The participating student is responsible for picking up tickets for his/her guests. Only students who applied for graduation by the commencement participation deadline will be able to pick up tickets.

All students will be require to show picture ID before tickets are released.

Ticket Distribution

Ticket distribution will begin Monday, April 24th at 1:00 PM in the locations listed below. Only students who have filed for graduation prior to the commencement participation deadline are guaranteed to participate in the ceremony and be allocated tickets. Undergraduate and graduate students will receive 16 tickets. Students will be required to show picture ID before tickets are released.

Distribution will cease at 5:00 PM on Friday, May 5th. Any tickets not picked up by 5:00 pm will be made available on a first come, first served basis the following week.

Extra Tickets

Extra Ticket Distribution will begin at 1:00 PM on Monday, May 8th and 8:00 AM on Tuesday, May 9th. Extra Ticket Distribution will take place in the same locations. Only students who have filed for graduation prior to the commencement participation deadline will be eligible for extra tickets. Undergraduates and Graduates may receive an allotment of up to 4 additional tickets for a maximum of 20 tickets total (16 original allotment + 4 extra) as available.

Extra Ticket Distribution will cease at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, May 9th or when all tickets have been distributed.

Tickets for Guests with Disabilities

Limited seating is available for guests requiring special accommodations. Graduates must apply for disability seating for their guest(s).

Allotted tickets (1 guest/1 chaperon = 2 total) may be exchanged for each guest requiring disability seating. The total number of allotted tickets per graduate will not change.

Seating for disabled guests will be located on the mezzanine level on the home side of Memorial Stadium and ground level, tent seating in the north endzone.

To apply for disability seating for a guest(s), graduates should contact the Office of Disability Resources at [email protected] or 254-968-9400. Applications will be accepted during the initial ticket distribution period.

Ticket Pick-up Locations

Stephenville/Main Campus

Please visit the following locations (see information below) to pick up your tickets.

College of Graduate Studies

Location: Admin Annex I
Contact: Main Office
Phone: 254-968-9104
Email: [email protected]

College of Agriculture and Natural Resources

Location: Joe W. Autry Agriculture Building, Room 101
Contact: Romelia Gonzales
Phone: 254-968-9227
Email: [email protected]

College of Business

Location: Business Building, Room 173
Contact: Kristi Bise
Phone: 254-968-9350
Email: [email protected]

College of Education

Location: E.J. Howell Education Building, Room 105
Contact: Tracy Rogers
Phone: 254-968-9089
Email: [email protected]

Mayfield College of Engineering

Location: Engineering, Room 290
Contact: Brianna York
Phone: 254-968-0793
Email: [email protected]

College of Health Sciences

Location: Nursing, Room 337
Contact: Stephanie Sperry
Phone: 254-968-1692
Email: [email protected]

College of Liberal and Fine Arts

Location: O.A. Grant Building, Room 241
Contact: Cory McCray
Phone: 254-968-9141
Email: [email protected]

College of Science and Mathematics

Location: Lamar Johanson Science Building, Room 119
Contact: Brandi Gilbert
Phone: 254-968-9781
Email:  [email protected]

Online/Distance Learners

Tickets for Distance Learning students will be distributed by the Academic Colleges on the Stephenville campus.

Tarleton – Fort Worth

Location: Building #1, Room 318
Contact: Student Engagement & Success Fort Worth
Phone: 682-703-7070
Email:[email protected]

Medical Laboratory Science

Location: Schaffer Building, Front Desk
Contact: Hoyeon Kim
Phone: 817-926-1101
Email: [email protected]

Tarleton – Waco

Location: Michaelis Academic Center Building, University Center Offices
Contact: Michelle Lancaster
Phone: 254-299-8322
Email: [email protected]

Tarleton – Midlothian

Contact: [email protected]


Location: ACB2, Room 310
Contact: Carlos Pinkerton
Phone: 979-317-3407
[email protected]

Visit Tarleton’s graduation webpage for the most up-to-date information on Commencement Ceremonies including how to order regalia, ceremony streaming, and event day specifics. 

For questions regarding ticketing, email [email protected] .