Northern and Southern Commencement will not require tickets. Open seating is available for families and friends on a first come first serve basis.
Northern Ceremony: Doors will open to the public at 10:30 a.m.
Guest seating is first come, first served in all non-reserved areas. Parties may save seats for late guests until the beginning of the ceremony. Once the ceremony begins, empty seats must be made available to guests who are seeking seats so that everyone may be accommodated.
Southern Ceremony: The field gates will be open to the public at 8:30 a.m.
Guest seating is first come, first served in all non-reserved areas. Reserved seats are those that are inside the white fences or are marked by with signs by the Commencement Staff. Parties may save seats for late guests until the beginning of the ceremony. Once the ceremony begins, empty seats must be made available to guests who are seeking seats so that everyone may be accommodated. Guests are requested to remain seated so that everyone may have an unobstructed view of the proceedings.
Families with guests requiring accessible seating are requested to sit at the sides of the seating areas where there is ample room at the end of a row to provide ease of movement for guests with disabilities. Wheelchairs, other assistive devices or persons are not permitted to block any aisle by order of the Orange Fire Department. A shade canopy for elders or guests with disability is located at the rear of the seating area on Wilson Field. Space is limited – please be courteous and give priority to those guests requiring shelter to maintain their health while they are on Wilson Field.
Online Graduates: Please visit brandman.edu/commencement/Pages/Online-Graduates.aspx.
Please contact South San Joaquin Valley (Hanford, Lemoore, & Visalia), Bangor, Ft. Lewis/McChord, Lacey, Lemoore, or Whidbey Island campuses for information for their ceremonies.