Information for guests

Kansas State University is looking forward to welcoming you at commencement. Below please find helpful information as you plan for the day.

Ticketing and Entry

Tickets are not required for guest attendance at Bramlage Coliseum. Tickets are required for the College of Architecture, Planning and Design, occuring at McCain Auditorium. Information on tickets will be provided by the College of Architecture.

Graduates will be given a GradPass to aid with check-in the day of the ceremony, but this is NOT a ticket.

Doors open at 7:30am for guests and will remain open through all ceremonies. Seats are on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Location and parking

Manhattan ceremonies will be hosted in Bramlage Coliseum and McCain Auditorium. The Salina ceremony will be hosted at the Student Life Center.

Tailgating of any kind is not permitted throughout the weekend.

Review the information about parking.

COVID Seating and safety protocols

Face coverings are not required for students, guests and all others participating in commencement ceremonies.

More information on the university's face coverings policy and physical distancing policy can be found on the COVID-19 website.

Food and Drink

No outside food or drinks are allowed at the ceremonies.

Ceremony duration

Ceremonies are anticipated to last 1 1/2 hour to 2 hours.

Venue contact information for accessibility

Review additional information about accessibility for individuals with disabilities.