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Guest Information

Congratulations to our NMSU Graduates and their support!

The Pan American Center is undergoing exciting renovations on the North Entrance (facing University Avenue).
Guests, please use an alternative entrance when visiting the Pan American Center.

A warm Aggie welcome to all NMSU Graduates, families, and friends. You all have played an important role in helping your student reach their educational goals.


  • While ticketing is not required for guests, we do want graduates to be mindful of those they are inviting.
  • The Commencement Ceremonies will be held at the Pan American Center.
  • Graduate tickets will not be available on the day of the ceremony.
  • Guests of New Mexico State University should follow all guest guidelines.
  • Graduates have until April 2022  to electronically claim their ticket (GradPass).
  • The doors to the Aggie Memorial Stadium will open one hour prior to the ceremony start time.
  • NMSU practices a clear bag policy, guest bags will be subject to search upon entry and items should be in a clear bag only.
  • The ceremonies will last approximately 2 hours. Guests that are in need of assistance before, during or after the ceremony should call the NMSU Special Events at 575-646-4413. The Aggie Memorial Stadium has accessibility seating along the main concourse and ADA parking.
    Photography & Video & Gifts
  • GradImages is the official photographer for Ceremony photos. GradImages will send each graduate their photo by email within 48 hours from the ceremony. Graduates can preregister for the photos online with GradImages here: 
  • Cameras are allowed for the Commencement Ceremonies, however, there is no designated photo taking area. Guests will take photos from their seats and should not gather in aisles or obstruct views. Tripods will not be allowed.
  • For guests unable to attend, ceremonies are all lived streamed online here:
  • Don’t stress about bringing a graduation gift to the Commencement Ceremony, you can preorder a gift and flowers and then pick them up at the Commencement Ceremony online here:
International Ceremony Visitation

Guests attending the Commencement Ceremonies should be aware and follow all State and Federal guidelines for entry and travel to the United States.


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