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Family and Friends Commencement FAQs

Yes, you will be required to have tickets for each guest. Each graduate is allotted six tickets.


Please visit the commencement tab and select the college your graduate is graduating from. This will hold the specific details you need to know for that ceremony. Recommended parking lots are: Lot R, Lot E, & Lot D


The Commencement ceremony will last approximately 1.5 - 2 hours. 


Please visit the commencement tab and select the college your graduate is graduating from. This will hold the specific details you need to know for that ceremony. A seating chart for the ceremony is provided in these details.


Graduates will exit the arena during the processional and may return after to find their family and friends.



A professional photographer will take portraits as each graduate cross the stage.  For more information on ordering prints, go to http://gradimages.com.  You will be under no obligation.

Please advise your guests that pictures may not be taken from any area of the arena's floor during the ceremony.  Ask them not to cross the arena between the seating sections during the processional, the ceremony, or the recessional.  Guests may take pictures only while remaining in their seats.


Family members and guests may take pictures only while remaining in their seats.

Please be advised that pictures may not be taken from any area of the arena's floor during the ceremony.


At the entrance of the ramp (Lot E entrance), you will find these items available for purchase.


CONTACT US.


Office of the Registrar
Wickes Hall 151
registrar@svsu.edu
989-964-4085

Alumni Relations
Wickes Hall 160
alumni@svsu.edu
989-964-4196

SVSU Bookstore
Curtiss Hall
bookstore@svsu.edu
989-964-4277