Commencement Ticket Information


All graduating students (undergraduate and master's) will receive information in their myCanisius graduation portal.  Your portal will provide information on how to checkout for graduation, as well as indicate to whether or not you will be attending your graduation ceremony and the number of tickets* you are requesting.  

Each graduate will receive up to four (4) tickets for their ceremony. Graduates will also have the opportunity to request additional tickets at check out.  However, additional tickets are not guaranteed.

The graduating student must appear in person at the Student Records and Financial Services Center (Bagen Hall, Room 106) to pick-up Commencement tickets. Tickets cannot be mailed and lost or forgotten tickets cannot be replaced.

Graduation announcements, if desired, can be purchased through the Jostens' website.

*Please note:  All guests require a ticket for entry.

Commencement Ceremonies

The Commencement Exercises will be held on campus in the Koessler Athletic Center on Saturday, May 18, 2024. The undergraduate and graduate commencement ceremonies will be combined by College or School.  During the ceremony the recognition of the honorary degrees recipients, ROTC recognition, commencement student speaker address, student degrees conferred and graduates will receive their diplomas.  Each graduate will receive up to four (4) tickets for their ceremony.

Listed below are the various ceremonies for the day:

  • 10:00am - College of Arts & Sciences Undergraduate and Graduate Ceremony (procession begins at 9:45am)
  • 1:30pm - School of Education and Human Services & the Richard J. Wehle School of Business Undergraduate and Graduate Ceremony (procession begins at 1:15pm)

Commencement Questions

For questions about applying for graduation contact Student Records and Financial Services at @email. For questions regarding the Ceremony, please email @email.