Strategic Communication major Elizabeth Greenwell celebrates with her diploma in Spring 2015.

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Tickets will not required for guests attending the Fall Commencement ceremony this year.

The ceremony will take place at the newly completed Ed and Rae Schollmaier Arena rather than the Amon G. Carter Stadium.

The Commencement will take place on Saturday, Dec. 19 and doors will open at 12 p.m. The ceremony begins at 1 p.m. and is expected to last approximately three hours.

Graduating senior psychology major Maddie McAleenan said she has 15 family members and friends attending the ceremony on her behalf.

“My family and friends are coming into town to watch me graduate a semester early,” McAleenan said.

There is not a limit for the amount of guests each graduate can bring, but seating will be based on a first-come first-serve basis. Guests of graduates may reserve several seats for other guests, but saving entire rows is not permitted.

“I have 20 family members and about 40 fraternity brothers attending my graduation,” graduating Phi Kappa Sigma member and economics major Jacob Gould said.

Graduates with disabled guests must notify the school before Dec. 17 by calling 817-257-7802.