Commencement Ticket FAQ: Click to reveal answer

Question 1:  Will I need a ticket to attend my graduation ceremony?

No. Candidates do not need tickets to participate in the commencement ceremony, but they must be dressed in commencement regalia.

Question 2:  Will my guests need tickets to the graduation ceremony?

Yes, every guest, including infants and small children, require a ticket to ensure compliance with safety protocols. Candidates must RSVP by the published deadline to reserve guest tickets. Candidates are responsible for distributing tickets to their guests prior to the ceremony.

Question 3:  How many tickets will I get?

To safely accommodate you and your guests, each candidate who RSVPd by the published deadline will receive guest tickets (number to be determined by number of RSVPs received by deadline) with their assigned ceremony printed on the ticket.

Please note that ticket distribution is based upon the actual number of candidates participating in the ceremony and the seating capacity of the King Center. All seats are general admission. Tickets are non-replaceable. EFSC is not responsible for lost, stolen or destroyed guest tickets. Guest without tickets are invited to sit in the designated and comfortable overflow areas on a first-come, first-serve basis of available seating to view the ceremonies on large screens.

**Eastern Florida State College reserves the right to cancel tickets for any reason.

Question 4:  Are tickets only available if I RSVP?

Guest tickets are available only to those who RSVPd by the published deadline.

Question 5:  Are my tickets for reserved seats or general admission? 

There is no reserved seating. Seating for all graduation ceremonies is on a first-come, first-served basis for those with tickets. Guests with tickets will be seated beginning one hour before the ceremony. Ceremonies begin promptly at noon and 3:30 p.m. Guests who arrive late, and those without tickets, will be directed to the overflow seating areas.

Question 6:  Do I need to show ID (school or photo) to pick up tickets?

Yes, you will need to provide picture ID and your ticket voucher (ceremony assignment letter), which will be sent to you via U.S. mail and EFSC student email.

Question 7:  Where do I get my tickets for guests?

Each campus bookstore will distribute commencement tickets during normal business hours at dates TBD.

Please note that ticket distribution is based upon the actual number of candidates participating in the ceremony and the seating capacity of the King Center. All seats are general admission. Tickets are non-replaceable. EFSC is not responsible for lost, stolen or destroyed guest tickets. Guest without tickets are invited to sit in the designated and comfortable overflow areas on a first-come, first-serve basis of available seating to view the ceremonies on large screens.

Tickets for guests requiring accessible seating at the commencement ceremony are available upon request, on a first come, first serve basis. Inquire at the bookstore when you pick up tickets. For more information on accessibility accommodations, contact the King Center Ticket office at 321-242-2219

You will need to provide picture ID and your ticket voucher (ceremony assignment letter), which will be sent to you via U.S. mail and EFSC student email.

Question 8:  What happens if I lose my tickets or guests forget theirs?

Tickets are non-replaceable. EFSC is not responsible for lost, stolen or destroyed guest tickets. Guests without tickets must sit in the designated overflow areas to view commencement.

Question 9:  What happens if I don’t pick up my tickets by the last date of disbursement?

Seating for guests without tickets will be available in the overflow areas on a first come, first serve basis. Ceremony times are noon and 3:30 PM.

Question 10:  Can someone else pick up the tickets for me?

Tickets may be picked up for a candidate by another person. The person must present his or her own photo ID plus the ceremony ticket voucher with the candidate's name on it. Ceremony times are noon and 3:30 PM.