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Ticketing Information

Commencement Tickets

Tickets will be required for all commencement ceremonies taking place at the University of Houston. Tickets will be distributed to the graduating students via email beginning on Wednesday, April 10. Each graduate will receive six (6) electronic tickets. Graduates themselves will not require a ticket.  Children two (2) years of age and under will not require tickets.

All commencement tickets are complimentary, and any unused tickets should be returned to the commencement ticket pool. The selling of commencement tickets is not condoned by the University and could constitute a violation of the Student Code of Conduct. Failure to comply with this directive will result in a referral to the Dean of Students Office. 

Commencement Ticket Giveback Program

Do you not plan on attending commencement? Do you not need all six (6) commencement tickets? Help your fellow graduates and giveback any unused tickets to the ticketing pool! Use the link provided below to submit your request to giveback some of your commencement tickets.

Commencement Ticket Giveback Program


Commencement Guest Ticket Lottery

The Commencement Guest Ticket Lottery is CLOSED. Thank you to everyone who participated! Results will be emailed to you by the end of day, April 2.

*There will not be any additional opportunities to request additional tickets

Need additional guest tickets? Students interested in entering the commencement guest ticket lottery to receive additional tickets can submit a request​ for more tickets. 

Thursday, March 21 - Opens at 10:00am CST
Tuesday, March 26 - closes at 11:59pm CST


Please note, the availability of extra tickets is not guaranteed and depends on the number of graduates and amount of returned or unclaimed tickets; please plan accordingly.  Entering the lottery does not guarantee your participation in commencement. Make sure your graduation application is submitted and approved. Email inquiries will not be considered for additional tickets.

Students will be notified of the commencement lottery results by end of day Tuesday, April 2. If selected, your additional tickets will be available for pickup at the Graduation Celebration taking place on Thursday, April 11 from 9:00am – 4:00pm at the University of Houston Campus Store located at 4455 University Dr #130, Houston, TX 77204 in the Student Center South.

Additional Ticket Lottery Pick-Up Dates and Times

April 15 – April 19
9:00am – 7:00pm

April 22 – May 3
9:00am – 5:00pm

Houston Athletics Ticket Office

3700 Cullen Blvd., Suite E115

Houston, TX 77204


Further information on ticket distribution will be made available in the coming weeks. For questions about commencement tickets please email

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How to Transfer

Transferring Tickets-

  1. Log on to the webpage
  2. From the My Tickets page, select the game to access your tickets
  3. Select Transfer
  4. Check the box next to the ticket(s) you'd like to transfer
  5. Enter the mobile number or email address of the person you'd like to receive the tickets
  6. Review the transfer and select Transfer Tickets at the bottom of the screen