Family & Guests


There are many locations inside Weill Hall and outside on Weill Lawn to accommodate guests needing accessible seating. 

For Weill Hall, guests must have a ticket. Each graduate is allotted two tickets inside Weill Hall for friends or family, including those needing accommodations. School of Education graduates will be allotted four tickets inside Weill Hall for their friends and family, including those needing accommodations. All ticketed guests must be in their seats 15 minutes prior to the start of each ceremony. 

No tickets are necessary for Weill Lawn. There is unlimited outdoor seating that includes cement pads on the Row H, Row P and Row GG terraces. Ushers on site will be able to direct and assist all guests to these areas. 

There will be sign language interpreters at all ceremonies.

Commencement Map


Local Accomodations

Explore the cities surrounding Sonoma State University to find lodging, restaurants and activities.

Local Cities



Graduates, family and friends may pre-order graduation flowers, or they may be purchased at the Commencement site.

Pre-Order Flowers