Frequently Asked Questions

How many tickets will graduates receive?

Only students identified as being eligible for participation in spring commencement will receive five (5) tickets for admission into the Daniel “Chappie” James Arena.

Do I need a ticket to attend the actual ceremony in Daniel “Chappie” James Arena?
Yes. Only persons with a ticket will be granted admission to the arena. Non-ticket holders may view the ceremony from one of the streaming locations on-campus including the University Chapel.

Can I get extra tickets?
At this time, extra tickets are not available for this year’s commencement.

I do not have a student graduating at Tuskegee University – how can I attend the speech?
Unfortunately, tickets are only available to eligible graduating students and not for the general public.

Will security procedures mean I can’t walk across the stage?
No. Security procedures will not prevent graduating students from walking across the stage to receive their degree.

How will security procedures change our plans?
All persons entering the Daniel “Chappie” James Arena will pass through security clearance.

Will the event be live-streamed?
Yes. The event will be live streamed and can be viewed online at

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