Graduation Visitor & Safety Information

This year’s Commencement Weekend includes the Stanford University commencement ceremony at Stanford Stadium and the Stanford GSB graduation ceremony at Frost Amphitheater.

Ticketing & Registration

There are no restrictions on the number of guests who can attend the commencement and graduation ceremonies this year. Tickets or advance registration are not required.

Venues & Seating

While Stanford Stadium is an indoor venue, Frost Amphitheater is an outdoor venue with little to no shade available and open seating with folding chairs on the grass for all guests.

Clear Bag Policy & Security Screening

Public Safety will be enforcing a clear bag policy at both Stanford Stadium and Frost Amphitheater for all graduates and guests. Electronic screening equipment will be in use at all venue entry gates for both ceremonies. Before entering, guests will be asked to remove cell phones, keys, and other large metal objects, and must pass through the metal detectors.

There will not be a bag check station available at Frost Amphitheater for items prohibited at entry. If any guests require specific security accommodations, contact Event Operations for assistance.