Entering the Stadium & Seating:
All graduates should enter through Gate 10 to check-in and be seated on the field.
All guests should enter through Gates 7 & 8 for the ceremony. Seating will be available in sections 102 – 125 and 203 – 227 on a first come-first served basis.
Tickets: Tickets are not required to attend these ceremonies.
Masks & Social Distancing: Individuals attending Commencement are strongly encouraged to wear an approved personal face covering at all times while within the stadium perimeter.
Parking: Complimentary parking for the ceremonies will be available in the Green Lot and Blue Lot.
- Enter the Blue Lot via the Fulton St. entrance.
- Enter the Green Lot via the Pollard Blvd. entrance.
- ADA parking is available in the Green Lot on a first-come-first-served basis. Please be advised that ADA parking spaces are limited. Cars will have to enter via the Pollard Blvd. entrance.
Inclement Weather: Commencement is held rain or shine and will only be rescheduled in the event of severe weather. If it is raining on the morning of Commencement, but not declared as severe weather, the ceremony will be held as planned in the stadium. Umbrellas are prohibited in the stadium, so be prepared to use rain gear or ponchos.
Clear Bag Policy: Center Parc Stadium requires that all guests carry clear bags that are no larger than 12” X 6” X 12” to hold their belongings and/or clutches that are no larger than 4.5” X 6.5”. Guests should return unauthorized bags to their vehicles.
Prohibited Items: For the safety of attendees, the following items and activities are prohibited at Center Parc Stadium
- Artificial Noisemakers
- Bags larger than 12” X 6” X 12’
- Outside food and drink
- Bicycles, skateboards, scooters and rollerblades
- Illegal substances
- Laser pointers
- Flag poles and sticks
- Strollers in seats
- Video cameras
- Large signs
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Accommodations: ADA seating is available at the top of every section on the 200 level. From the plaza and concourse there are not staircases in the path of these seats. ADA seating is limited and will be available on a first-come-first-served basis. If you or your guest needs a wheelchair rental while in the stadium, you can visit Guest Services just inside Gate 7 next to section 126.