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Baccalaureate Service Tickets

Guest tickets are required for admittance to the Baccalaureate Service for undergraduate degree candidates in McFarlin Auditorium at 8:00 p.m. on Friday evening. All undergraduate candidates are entitled to two tickets for their guests. Tickets are not required for the simulcast of the Baccalaureate Service in the Theater of Hughes-Trigg Student Center.

Requests for guest tickets must be made by the graduation candidates in person. Tickets are distributed from the University Registrar's Office Service Counter in the Laura Lee Blanton Building from Monday, May 11 through Friday, May 15 from 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Extra tickets that are not picked up for Baccalaureate will be distributed on the stairs in front of McFarlin Auditorium at 6:45 p.m.

Guests, for more information regarding ticketing and seating in McFarlin Auditorium please go to Guest Information.

Main Ceremony
McFarlin Auditorium
6405 Boaz Lane
Dallas, Texas 75205
214-768-3417

Simulcast Location
Hughes-Trigg Student Center
3140 Dyer Street
Dallas, Texas 75205
214-768-3417

Commencement Tickets

Tickets are not required for guests to attend the morning Commencement Convocation in Moody Coliseum. Moody Coliseum has limited guest seating and in consideration of all the candidates, each candidate is asked to limit guests to no more than four attending in Moody Coliseum. Saving seats is not permitted. The Commencement Convocation simulcasts for overflow guests are located in Crum Auditorium (Collins Executive Building), Dedman Center for Lifetime Sports and on the outdoor screen in Mustang Plaza. The ceremony is also live streamed on the internet at smu.edu/live. Please note that mobility impaired seating is limited. The Commencement Convocation is a lengthy and formal event not suitable for infants or young children. For more information please go to Guest Information.

Diploma Presentation Ceremony Tickets

Diploma presentation ceremonies at your school may require tickets. Please contact the ceremony coordinator of your department for further information.

Contact information for the Diploma Presentation Ceremonies is listed on the Events Schedule page.