MBA Graduation FAQs

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Do I need tickets for graduation?

No, tickets are not needed to attend graduation. 

Who are my Cohort Marshals?

Is graduation indoors?

Yes, it is inside The Palestra.

What time do I need to arrive for graduation?

Line up on Locust Walk on the “Superblock” Locust Walk between 38th to 40th streets starts at 11:30am.

What time should my guest arrive?

Doors open at 12:00 PM.

How many people can I invite to attend graduation?

There is no limit to the number of guests that can attend!

I have a family member who uses a wheelchair attending graduation. Where will they sit?

First, be sure to contact the MBA Office of Student Life at about the needs of your guest.

You will receive a limited mobility ticket closer to graduation date. This ticket allows a family member and 1 guest in the limited mobility section

Can my children walk across the stage with me?

No.  Unfortunately, we cannot allow children to walk with their parent across the stage during graduation.