Southeastern allowing additional guests at spring commencements


Monday, May 3, 2021 
by: Tonya Lowentritt 

     HAMMOND – Southeastern Louisiana University has increased the number of guest tickets for graduates to the university’s spring commencement ceremonies scheduled May 18 and 19, university officials announced. Southeastern is now providing six guest tickets per graduate. The ticket allotment was previously set at three based on state mandated restrictions; however, with increased capacities, university officials made the decision to increase the ticket allotment.
     Tickets will be available in the North Campus Main Annex Building, room 129, beginning Wednesday, May 5, through Wednesday, May 12, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday and from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Friday.
     Tickets will only be issued to graduates who have previously confirmed participation. Graduates will present either their Southeastern ID or state issued ID. Once verified, each student will receive six guest tickets and provide a signature as acknowledgement of receipt of the tickets.
     Graduates who are unable to pick up tickets by May 12 have the opportunity to pick up tickets at “Will Call” the day of commencement. Graduates must pick up “Will Call” tickets or have provided the Office of the Registrar with one contact name for all tickets no later than May 12 at 4 p.m. Graduates or their designated contact for ticket pick up must present photo identification.
     “Will Call” pick up is scheduled at Strawberry Stadium at the Southwest entrance May 18 and 19 from 7:30 – 8:30 a.m. and from 4:30-5:30 p.m. and will close 30 minutes prior to the start of each ceremony.
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