Students walking at graduation


Graduation Ceremonies

May Commencement takes place Friday, May 10 – Sunday, May 12, 2024.

Each ceremony will be approximately one hour. The procession begins fifteen (15) minutes prior to the ceremony start time.  Doors open 60 minutes before start time.

View Commencement Schedule

Location & Parking

Graduation ceremonies will take place on West Chester University’s campus in Hollinger Field House or Asplundh Concert Hall.

Select on-campus parking garages will be complimentary during graduation.

Parking Details and Campus Map

Ticket Information

Each graduate will be able to request up to six (6) guest tickets. Doctoral students can request up to ten (10) tickets.  You are not automatically given tickets so please make sure to request tickets in March.

Graduates do not require a ticket. Infants and small toddlers, two years old and younger, who will sit on laps do not need a ticket.

Doors open sixty (60) minutes prior to start time. Tickets may be printed in advance or displayed on a mobile device. All ceremonies will be live streamed for those who do not have a ticket or who are unable to attend. 

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When do graduates request tickets?

Students who are graduating will be able to request guest tickets beginning in March. In late April, once everyone has requested their initial six (6) tickets, we will determine if graduates can request additional tickets.

How long is each Commencement ceremony?

Each ceremony will be approximately one hour.

Will ceremonies be live streamed?

Yes, all ceremonies will be live streamed. Please check the day of the ceremony for the link.

What do graduates need to bring to their Commencement ceremony?

Graduates should arrive sixty (60) minutes early and report to Ehringer Gym if your ceremony is in Hollinger Fieldhouse or the Green Room if your ceremony is in Asplundh Concert Hall.  The procession begins fifteen (15) minutes prior to the ceremony start time. Please arrive to the ceremony wearing your cap and gown.

Undergraduate Student Graduation Details

Graduate School Graduation Details

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