Information for Family & Guests

Tickets and Seating

Tickets are required for admission.

Five per graduate. Tickets are supplied to students at Grad Finale. Students who are unable to attend Grad Finale should pick up their announcements and tickets in the College Bookstore.

Graduates may request a maximum of two extra tickets for tent seating. Requests should be submitted to the Office of Financial Assistance and Planning and will be honored on a first come, first-served basis depending on ticket availability. The availability of extra tickets will be determined on May 16, at which time graduates will be notified.

Additional bleacher seating outside of the tent will be available.

Campus Map & Directions

Click here for campus map and directions to Keystone College. 


Parking will be at a premium. Campus Safety officers will direct guests to the appropriate parking area beginning at noon.

Handicapped Parking

A number of handicapped parking spaces, located in the Gardner Hall lot near Bailey Field, will be available on a first come, first-served basis. Campus Safety officers will be on duty directing guests beginning at noon.

Handicapped guests can be shuttled to Bailey Field by cart.  Please ask any Campus Safety Officer for such assistance.

Commencement Etiquette

Guests are asked to remain in their seats during the ceremony and to refrain from blocking aisles and passageways, including the area directly in front of the stage, by attempting to greet or take photos of graduates.

A professional photographer will take a candid photo (not posed) of graduates as they receive their diploma from Keystone College President Dr. David L. Coppola. Additionally, students had the opportunity to pose for a graduate portrait during Grad Finale. Ordering information for both photos will be sent to the home address of the student following Commencement.


For the health and safety of our guests and the cleanliness of our event grounds, animals of any type/size, with the exception of service animals with proper documentation, are not permitted at the Keystone College Commencement ceremony. Please do not bring your animals to campus. Event staff and Campus Safety will enforce this policy.

Dining Options

Giants' Grill
The Giants' Grill (first floor of the Hibbard Campus Center) will be open from 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. offering breakfast/brunch and lunch items for purchase.

Concession Stand
Keystone College's Dining Services will operate a complimentary concession stand prior to Commencement. Refreshments and snack items will be available.

Immediately following Commencement Exercises, President and Mrs. David L. Coppola, Ph.D. will host a complimentary reception for graduates and their guests in the Student Restaurant, Hibbard Campus Center.

First Aid and Medical Assistance

Keystone College Health Services personnel will be on site and can provide non-emergency service. Emergency medical personnel will also be on site.

Campus Shoppe (Bookstore)

The Keystone College Campus Shoppe (Bookstore) will be open Commencement day from 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. and will re-open immediately following Commencement through 6 p.m.

Restroom Facilities

Portable restroom facilities will be available near Bailey Field. Restroom facilities are also available in Brooks Hall, located near Bailey Field.