Individual College Ceremonies: Day 2
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Individual College Ceremonies: Day 2

Sat May 21 8:30 AM
Individual College Ceremonies: Day 2
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The University of Rhode Island is happy to celebrate this milestone of undergraduation with you and wishes you much success in the future. Thank you for thinking big!

Commencement exercises begin at 9:00 am in the Ryan Center. Tickets ARE required for the Ryan Center graduate commencement ceremony and all URI commencements. 


The Schedule of different schools are as follow:


Day Two: All Ceremonies at the Ryan Center

8:30am: Doors Open for Grad Ceremony

10:00am-12:00pm: Grad Ceremony

2:00pm: Doors Open for College of Nursing Ceremony

3:00pm-4:30pm: College of Nursing Ceremony

5:00pm: Doors Open for College of Business Ceremony

6:00PM-7:30PM: College of Business Ceremony



Please Note:  Tickets for the ceremony will be available until two (2) hours prior so guests should reserve tickets as soon as possible.  Upon your guest securing tickets, they will be sent an email from with the subject "Your URI Mobile Tickets Have Arrived!". 

Prior to your guest’s arrival, they should open the email on their phone and download the ticket to their Apple wallet or G Pay wallet.  This process is similar to an airline boarding pass.  You do not need to print the ticket. No hard tickets will be distributed. 

For detailed instructions on how to secure tickets please CLICK HERE.


Important In-person Ticketing Information

  • Tickets are non-transferable and may not be sold.
  • The arena will open for guest seating beginning 60 minutes before the ceremonies.
  • No large bags and/or backpacks. Small purses are allowed and must be no larger than one cubic foot in size.
  • No outside food or drinks will be allowed.

For questions regarding tickets please text “GRAD22” to 401-874-7267, email or call 401-874-RAMS.


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