Eligible parking lots will be marked on the day of the ceremony. Campus Map is available for reference.
Directional signage, UPD and parking attendants will be present upon arrival to campus for Commencement to direct parking. Those who require accessible parking or drop-off should visit the Accessibility Planning webpage for information.
Events Center Ceremonies:
Student Drop-Off for Events Center ceremonies will be in front of the Events Center.
Anderson Center Ceremonies:
Student Drop-Off for Anderson Center ceremonies will be in front of the Anderson Center.
Regalia is mandatory if you are attending a Commencement Ceremony. Visit the Cap and Gown webpage for more information and deadlines. There is no formal dress code, however we encourage all graduates to dress for a special occasion. The Events Center and Anderson Center are air-conditioned.
Binghamton University does not enforce a dress code for this event. The Events Center and Anderson Center are air-conditioned.
ONLY Students can claim tickets and distribute to guests. Guests must have the ticket available on their phone OR printed before arriving to the ceremony.
Ticket quantities per graduate will be determined by March 2024. We determine the quantity of tickets per graduate by the number of graduates that sign up and the capacity in the Events Center at the time of the event. More ticket information can be found on the Commencement Ticket webpage.
Ceremonies typically last between 1.5 - 2 hours at the most. Be sure to account for travel time and parking when making dinner reservations.