Graduation Ceremony FAQs

  • How many graduation tickets will each student receive?
    Five (5).

    When will students receive graduation tickets?
    Immediately following rehearsal at Northwestern’s Welsh-Ryan Arena located in McGaw Hall

    When and where is graduation rehearsal?
    May 24, 2020/Welsh-Ryan Arena; Time TBD

    Is it mandatory for students to attend graduation rehearsal?

    How much are cap & gowns?
    Contact Jostens for cap and gown units and other senior products.

    What time is graduation?

    What time do senior students need to arrive at Welsh-Ryan Arena for the graduation ceremony?

    How long will the graduation ceremony last?
    Approximately 2 hours (start to finish)

    When will Diplomas be distributed?
    Immediately after graduation, on site.

    Is Welsh-Ryan Arena air-conditioned?

    Is accessible parking available at Welsh-Ryan Arena?

    Does Welsh-Ryan Arena have accessible seating?

    Is seating in Welsh-Ryan Arena assigned?
    No, seating is on a first-come, first-served basis

    What is the address for Welsh-Ryan Arena?
    2705 Ashland Ave., Evanston, IL 60208 (McGaw Hall)