Guest FAQ

Tickets and Seating

Family, friends and other guests are cordially invited to attend UNL commencement and may sit in any non-reserved seats other than the main floor, which is set for the graduates, faculty, and dignitaries.

Tickets are not required for the ceremony.

Handicap accessible seating for commencement guests is available in sections 106, 107, 110, 112, 114, 117 and 118 on the main concourse level of the Pinnacle Bank Arena.

Representatives from the American Red Cross are present at UNL commencement and are located on Level 3 at Gate 112. If you need additional assistance or have questions about seating, please see an Arena Usher.



City campus lots are free of charge without a permit for Commencement Parking on Saturday, December 16, 2017.

Paid parking is available in City of Lincoln Public Parking Garages as well as the Pinnacle Bank Arena Garage. The arena drop off area is located on the south side of Pinnacle Bank Arena (R Street).

Pinnacle Bank Arena is located at:
400 Pinnacle Arena Drive Lincoln, Nebraska 68508.

Plan Your Visit

Please refer to the Pinnacle Bank Arena website and their list of prohibited items prior to your arrival at Commencement. 

Commencement Viewing

Watch on Cable:

Commencement will be carried live on Lincoln Spectrum/Time Warner Cable Education Access Channel 80 (with cable box) or Channel 71.16 (TWC subscribers without cable box.)

Live Stream:
Watch the live stream (stream begins one half-hour before the ceremony).