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 31, 2019/Welsh-Ryan Arena promptly at 12:30PM

    Is it mandatory for students to attend graduation rehearsal?
    Yes

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

    What time is graduation?
    11:00am

    What time do senior students need to arrive at Welsh-Ryan Arena for the graduation ceremony?
    9:30am

    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?
    Yes

    Is disabled parking available at Welsh-Ryan Arena?
    Yes

    Is Welsh-Ryan Arena wheelchair accessible or is disabled seating available?
    Yes

    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)