CONTACT: STEVE PARROTT
5 Old Capitol
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 335-0552; fax (319) 335-0558
Release: June 28, 2000
UI undergraduates reminded to reserve tickets for commencement
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Families and friends of UI graduates will need tickets
to attend undergraduate summer commencement. The ceremony, scheduled to be
held 7:30 p.m. July 28 at Hancher Auditorium, is expected to draw a capacity
Ticket reservation materials were mailed to candidates for degree late last
week. Students need to return reservation forms to the Office of the Registrar
by Friday, June 30, and pick up their reserved tickets between 8:30 a.m. and
4 p.m. July 19-21, from Room 1 (Window D), Jessup Hall.
Students are entitled to reserve up to four tickets. Students may request
up to two additional tickets from a pool that will be distributed by lottery.
Students interested in participating in the ticket lottery should send an
e-mail message to firstname.lastname@example.org by June 30 with "UG Tickets"
in the subject line. The message should include name, student ID number, phone
number, and the number of additional tickets desired (maximum two). E-mails
received by June 30 will be eligible for the lottery. Lottery participants
will be notified by telephone prior to July 19.
Students living out of town may pick up their reserved tickets at the Hancher
Box Office the night of graduation beginning at 6 p.m. Doors to the auditorium
open at 6:30 p.m.
For more information, contact Diane Graber at (319) 335-0296.
The undergraduate commencement ceremony will be broadcast live on WSUI,