-- Students and guests may park in any valid parking spot the day of the ceremony. Shuttles are running from several locations to assist you with getting to the area and returning to your vehicles. -- Guest seating opens at 8:30 am. Please arrive early to locate parking and be seated prior to the start of the ceremony at 10 am.
-- Any person occupying a seat must present a ticket for admittance. There is no standing room area in the McLane Center for guests without tickets.
-- For those without tickets, an overflow area will be available in Holmes Auditorium, Harder Hall, where a live streaming video of Commencement will play.
-- A live stream video of Commencement will be available on the Alfred University website.
-- Children under the age of 3 years old who will sit in a lap during the entire ceremony do not require a ticket. Please note, due to strict fire regulations, strollers and car seats may not be taken into the McLane Center.
-- Guests with disabilities: seating on the floor (rather than bleachers) is available and guests may enter at the lower level of the McLane Center. We encourage you to make prior arrangements with Bonnie Dungan, Director of Summer and Parent Programs at firstname.lastname@example.org
or (607) 871-2612 should you require special arrangements.
-- Cell phones and other electronic equipment should be turned off or muted.
-- Due to fire regulations, guests are not permitted in the aisles during the ceremony at any time.
Professional photographers will be taking photos of the graduates as they receive their diplomas and guests are asked to remain in their seats.
Submitted by: Susan Goetschius