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Commencement Ticket Process Frequently Asked Questions

Please Note: Specific ticketing details are announced each term and subject to change.

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Question 1:  Will I need a ticket to attend my graduation ceremony?

No. Candidates do not need tickets to participate in the commencement ceremony, but they must be dressed in commencement regalia.

Question 2:  Will my guests need tickets to the graduation ceremony? 

Yes. Every guest, including infants and small children, requires a ticket to ensure compliance with safety protocols. Candidates must indicate "yes" to attending the commencement ceremony by the deadline in order to be eligible for guest tickets, with each commencement participant who meets that deadline being allotted guest tickets.

PLEASE NOTE: If you do not pick up your commencement guest tickets at an EFSC Campus Bookstore before the posted deadline, they will not be held. Unclaimed tickets and remaining tickets are made available on a first-come, first served basis while supplies last. Candidates are responsible for distributing tickets to their guests prior to the ceremony.

Question 3:  How many tickets will I get?

To safely accommodate you and your guests, the number of guest tickets is determined based on the number of confirmed candidates who indicated “yes” to attending the ceremony by the published deadline date.

The assigned ceremony will be printed on the ticket. Unclaimed tickets are distributed at the Campus Bookstores on a first-come, first served basis while supplies last.

All King Center seats are general admission. Tickets are non-replaceable and do not have monetary value. The college does not support or condone the selling of guest tickets. EFSC is not responsible for lost, stolen, or destroyed guest tickets.

Guests without tickets will be directed to sit in one of three comfortable overflow rooms at the King Center on a first-come, first-served basis, where they can view the commencement activities on large screens. Both commencement ceremonies will also be televised live on WEFS-TV and streamed live on the college's YouTube channel.

**Eastern Florida State College reserves the right to cancel tickets for any reason.

Question 4:  Are tickets only available if I indicated "yes" to attending the commencement ceremony by the published deadline date? 

Guest tickets are available only to those candidates who indicated “yes” to attending the commencement ceremony by the published deadline. Tickets not picked up during the disbursement dates will not be held. Unclaimed commencement tickets and remaining tickets are made available on a first-come, first served basis while supplies last.

Please Note: Specific ticketing details are announced each term and subject to change.

Question 5:  Are my tickets for reserved seats or general admission? 

There is no reserved seating. Seating for all graduation ceremonies is on a first-come, first-served basis for those with tickets. Guests with tickets will be seated beginning one hour before the ceremony. Commencement day includes two ceremonies. Ceremonies begin promptly at noon and 3 PM. Guests who arrive late, and those without tickets, will be directed to the overflow seating areas.

Tickets are non-replaceable and do not have monetary value. The college does not support or condone the selling of guest tickets. EFSC is not responsible for lost, stolen, or destroyed guest tickets.

Question 6:  Do I need to show ID (school or photo) to pick up tickets?

Yes. You will need to provide picture ID and your ticket voucher (ceremony assignment letter), which will be sent to you via U.S. mail and EFSC Titan student email. Specific ticketing details are announced each term and subject to change.

Question 7:  Where do I get my tickets for guests? 

Please Note: Specific ticketing details are announced each term and subject to change.

Each Campus Bookstore will distribute guest tickets during regular hours. Tickets not picked up during the published times will not be held.

Unclaimed and remaining guest tickets are available for pickup at Campus Bookstores while supplies last. Tickets are available on a first-come, first-served basis to students who have submitted an Intent to Graduate application. Don’t forget to bring a photo ID to pick up your tickets!

Please note that ticket distribution is based upon the actual number of candidates participating in the ceremony and the seating capacity of the King Center. Each graduate who indicated “yes” to attending the commencement ceremony by the deadline will be eligible for guest tickets. All seats are general admission. Tickets are non-replaceable and do not have monetary value. The college does not support or condone the selling of guest tickets. EFSC is not responsible for lost, stolen, or destroyed guest tickets.

Guests without tickets will be directed to sit in one of three comfortable overflow rooms at the King Center on a first-come, first-served basis, where they can view the commencement activities on large screens. Both commencement ceremonies will also be televised live on WEFS-TV and streamed live on the college's YouTube channel.

Question 8:  Where do I get tickets for guests needing accessible seating?

Guests who require accessible seating should make their request to the King Center ticket office when they arrive for the event. For more information on accessibility accommodations, contact the King Center Ticket Office at 321-242-2219.

Question 9:  What happens if I lose my tickets or guests forget theirs?

Please note that replacement tickets will not be issued if your allotment is lost or destroyed. EFSC is not responsible for lost, stolen, or destroyed guest tickets. Guests without tickets must sit in the designated overflow areas to view commencement.

Question 10:  What happens if I don’t pick up my tickets by the last date of disbursement? 

Unclaimed and remaining guest tickets are available for pickup at Campus Bookstores during regular hours while supplies last. Tickets are available on a first-come, first-served basis to students who have submitted an Intent to Graduate application. Don’t forget to bring a photo ID to pick up your tickets!

Seating for guests without tickets will be available in the overflow areas on a first-come, first-served basis. The ceremony times are noon and 3 PM.

Question 11:  If I did not submit an Intent to Graduate application or indicate “yes” to attending the commencement ceremony by the published deadline date, can I still participate in the commencement ceremony? 

Yes. You can participate in the commencement ceremony if you applied for graduation or did not indicate “yes” to attending the ceremony after the published deadline. You must email graduation@easternflorida.edu with your intent to participate in the ceremony.

You are not eligible for guest tickets during the standard pickup times, but may be eligible if extra tickets remain after that initial pick-up, but only on a first-come, first-served basis for students who have submitted an intent to graduate form. Specific ticketing details are announced each term and subject to change. Seating for guests without tickets will be available in the overflow areas that offer watching the ceremony via video screen on a first-come, first-served basis. The ceremony times are noon and 3 PM.

Question 12:  Can someone else pick up the tickets for me?

Students must pick up their tickets. By exception, the student may send an email through their EFSC Titan student email account to the Graduation Office at graduation@easternflorida.edu indicating the student’s name, who they are authorizing to pick up their tickets, and on which campus. The person picking up the tickets must provide photo ID. The ceremony times are noon and 3 PM.