University of Nebraska-Lincoln Commencement Ceremony

May 6 - 7, 2021

About The Event

College of Dentristry Commencement Ceremony 
Thursday, May 6, 2021 @ 9:30 a.m.

  • Family and friends are cordially invited to attend and may sit in any non-reserved arena bowl seats. Tickets are not required for the ceremony. 
  • Graduates will be seated on the floor.
  • There is not a limit of guests per graduate and tickets are not required for the ceremony. However, social distancing guidelines while seated are in effect. Meaning, family groups must maintain a six-foot distance from each other.

College of Law Commencement Ceremony 
Friday, May 7, 2021 @ 10:00 a.m. 

  • Family and friends are cordially invited to attend and may sit in any non-reserved arena bowl seats. Tickets are not required for the ceremony. 
  • Graduates will be seated on the floor.
  • There is not a limit of guests per graduate and tickets are not required for the ceremony. However, social distancing guidelines while seated are in effect. Meaning, family groups must maintain a six-foot distance from each other..

Graduate Commencement Ceremony (Doctoral & Masters Degrees)
Friday, May 7, 2021 @ 4:00 p.m.

  • Family and friends are cordially invited to attend and may sit in any non-reserved arena bowl seats. Tickets are not required for the ceremony. 
  • Graduates will be seated on the floor.
  • There is not a limit of guests per graduate and tickets are not required for the ceremony. However, social distancing guidelines while seated are in effect. Meaning, family groups must maintain a six-foot distance from each other.
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  • Doors
    Thursday, May 6 - Doors open at 8:30AM
    Friday, May 7 - Doors open at 9:00AM & 2:30PM
  • Event Policies

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    FACE COVERINGS
    All attendees will need a face covering. Face coverings must be worn throughout the event covering the mouth and nose. Please bring your own face covering.

    AMENITIES
    Hand sanitizing stations will be available throughout the venue.

    CLEANING
    Dedicated cleaning staff will be responsible for high touchpoints including handrails and restrooms. 

    STAFF
    Staff will be subject to undergo health screenings. All staff will be wearing face coverings.

    CLEAR BAG POLICY & LIST OF PROHIBITED ITEMS
    Pinnacle Bank Arena is a CLEAR BAG POLICY venue. CLEAR BAGS and small clutch-sized purses are allowed at entry. To view clear bag policy and list of prohibited items, click here:  http://bit.ly/PBApolicy.

    NO OUTSIDE FOOD & BEVERAGE
    No outside food or beverage brought into the venue. 

    NO WATER BOTTLES
    No water bottles brought into the venue. 

    NO WEAPONS
    No weapons including pocket knives or tasers. Those items will not be permitted in the doors.

    *Important:  Plans are subject to change pending COVID-19 developments and the directives from the Lincoln Lancaster County Health Departments. If you do not feel well, if you have a fever or if you have been exposed to someone who has COVID-19, do not attend the event.

  • Special Accommodations

    Family and friends are cordially invited to attend and may sit in any non-reserved Arena bowl seats. Tickets are not required for the ceremony. Handicap seating for commencement guests is available on the concourse level in Sections 106, 107, 110, 112, 114, 117 and 118.