All graduating students receive two guest tickets to the commencement ceremony for free from the AUP Bookstore. Additional tickets for the commencement ceremony may be purchased online and picked up from the AUP Bookstore beginning in April (Monday through Friday from 10:00-12:30 and 13:30-16:00). The specific start date for ticket purchase and regalia pickup will be updated on this website in March and communicated via email.


Tickets Overview

Tickets for the Gala Dinner and Party will be available for purchase from April 8. Graduating students will receive separate communication via email about purchasing these tickets. Children under 3 years of age can attend free of charge and do not require a ticket. 

Ticket Type Quantity Permitted Price
Ceremony tickets reserved for graduates 2 Free
Ceremony tickets available for purchase Unlimited (while space lasts) €60
Graduation Gala Dinner (graduates) 1 (while space lasts) €60
Graduation Gala Dinner (guests) Unlimited (while space lasts) €150
Graduation Gala Party (graduates) 1 (need to register ahead of time) Free
Graduation Gala Party (guests) Unlimited (while space lasts) €50
  • Graduating students do not need tickets for themselves to attend the commencement ceremony.
  • Guests must have tickets in hand to enter the Théâtre du Châtelet. There is no assigned seating in the theater, with the exception of marked areas reserved for the President's guests.
  • If you are attending Commencement Ceremony 2024 and do not intend to use your two free tickets, please leave them with the AUP Bookstore and they will be made available to others.