Doors Open: 12:00pm
Seated Time: 12:45pm
Rehearsal Date/Time: April 26, 2019 at 10:00am
Yes, there are 3 important steps that you must complete before commencement.
Click here to submit the commencement form.
Yes, tickets are required for seating at the ceremony. Each student who completes their on-line forms by the Friday, March 15 deadline can expect to receive 4 tickets. We ask that you not request more tickets than you need (if you will not need four tickets, please do NOT request four). Due to space constraints, requests for additional tickets (up to 4) will be granted if they are available. Ticket requests received after Friday, March 15 will be granted if tickets are available.
NOTE: Tickets are not guaranteed for students who request them after Friday, March 15. All tickets must be picked up at the Office of Academic Affairs by Monday, April 1, unless you live out-of-state (tickets will be mailed to the address you have on file with the Registrar's Office). If you request additional tickets, you will be notified by email if they become available.
Reserved seating is not available. If someone in your party requires accessible seating, please plan on arriving early.
Yes, the ceremony will be streamed live at chatham.edu/commencement.
The doors will open at 12:00 PM. All guests must be seated by 12:45 PM.
The ceremony will last approximately two and a half hours.
Parking Over 12,000 parking spaces (pittsburghcc.com/map.php) are available within a 15-minute walk of the DLCC. A 700-space parking garage located in the DLCC (10th & Penn Ave.) and managed by Alco Parking Corporation. Also, real time parking availability can be viewed on parkpgh.org.
The DLCC has complimentary non-motorized wheelchairs available for guests to use while on site. Wheelchairs are available on a first-come, first-served basis and are located at the East Lobby security desk, West Lobby security desk, and the Spirit of Pittsburgh Ballroom, Presented by Dollar Bank, security desk. For more information on the David L. Lawrence Convention Center accessibility, please go to pittsburghcc.com/dlcc-accessibility-info/.
A sign language interpreter will be available for anyone needing this service.
If a member of your party requires special accommodations, please email your special accommodation needs to email@example.com.
Click here to Order Regalia. Regalia orders must be placed by Friday, March 8.
Each student will receive one standard commencement announcement with each ticket they receive for the ceremony. If you wish to purchase special announcements, please contact the Chatham Bookstore.
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Chatham works with a professional photographer to photograph the ceremony. Approximately 1-2 weeks following commencement, students and guests will have access to photographs of the ceremony for a limited time.
If you have any questions, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.