Commencement 2019Office of the Vice President & University Secretary
Tickets Required for 2019 Commencement.
Access to Commencement tickets ended March 31st. Ticketing will reopen April 17, 2019, through May 10, 2019 (or until supplies last) for graduates to reserve up to two additional guest tickets. If graduates did not reserve their student or guest tickets before March 31, 2019, they can still reserve their student ticket at this time but are limited to only two guest tickets.
Preparations are underway for Commencement 2019 on Saturday, June 1, 2019. Please see the convocation schedule for details about each convocation. Please check back here often as new information and details will be posted often.
The Commencement Ceremony will be held in Delaware Stadium (Address: 625 South College Avenue, Newark DE, Latitude: 39.66, Longitude: -75.75). Please see the online commencement map for all commencement and convocation venues. For detailed travel information, please see the Parking & Directions page.
Commencement is a rain or shine event. In the case of inclement weather, the ceremony may be shortened. Please note: convocations remain as scheduled.
Can’t attend in person, please see UD Live for streaming links. The main Commencement Ceremony and many convocations will be live streamed.
- Tickets are required.
- Parking lots open at 6:00 a.m.
- Gates open at 7:00 a.m
- Degree candidates must arrive by 7:30 a.m.
- Guests are recommended to arrive by 7:30 a.m.
- Student procession begins at 8:20 a.m. If you wish to watch the procession, you must arrive and be seated by 8:20 a.m.
- Ceremony starts at 9:00 a.m and concludes at approximately 11:00 a.m.