Request Weekend Tickets

Request your Commencement tickets beginning Tuesday, April 25 at 9:30 a.m. central time

Request Tickets

Only students who indicated they are attending the morning All-University Commencement Ceremony are eligible to request tickets. Entry tickets are required for guests attending the Baccalaureate service on Friday, May 12 in McFarlin Auditorium. and the All-University ceremony in Moody Coliseum on Saturday morning, May 13. You are allotted:

  • 1 candidate entry ticket for yourself to participate in the Baccalaureate service (undergraduates only)
  • 2 guest tickets for the Baccalaureate service (undergraduates only)
  • 1 candidate entry ticket for yourself to participate in the All-University morning ceremony.
  • 2 guest tickets for the All-University Ceremony 

Ticket Warning: Selling and bartering tickets is prohibited. Such action may result in the loss of access to guest tickets and/or a referral to the Office of Student Conduct & Community Standards for a policy violation. Each ticket can only be redeemed once. Once a ticket has been redeemed, it can no longer be used for entry. SMU is not responsible for tickets that have been redeemed too early.

How to Request Tickets

Beginning Tuesday, April 25 at 9:30 a.m. central time, visit our Commencement Ticket website and logon by providing your secure SMU logon credentials.
  • Click the “Get Tickets” button under the All-University Commencement event.
  • Candidate and guest ticket options will appear. Click the “Claim” button to request your tickets.
  • Guest tickets are claimed individually. Names of your guests are required for the tickets. You may also include their email addresses to send the tickets directly to them.
  • Once you have successfully requested your tickets, all ticket links will be sent to your SMU email address. You can manage your candidate and guest tickets on our ticket website under “Manage My Tickets.”

Each ticket must be redeemed using a mobile device on the morning of the ceremony. Guest ticket links can be forwarded to your guests and may be transferred; however, tickets can only be redeemed once.

Having trouble? Please contact or call 214-768-3417.

How to Use Your Tickets

Upon arrival at the ceremony, please open your ticket on your mobile device and show it to the ticketing staff or gate attendant. Then, click “Redeem Ticket.” DO NOT click redeem before you reach the ticketing staff (candidates) or prior to your security screening (guests). Ceremony staff must see you redeem the ticket for entry.

Guests, if you do not have a mobile device, another member of your party can access your ticket from their device. If no one in your party has a working mobile device, please visit the ticket support area. You must have claimed tickets in the system before visiting ticket support.