Parking Information • Graduates and guests will park in Lot R. • CISD staff will park in Lot A (CISD ID required) and enter through the West VIP entrance 90 minutes before the ceremony. • Graduates will enter through the West VIP entrance 60 minutes before the ceremony and complete a security and health screening. • Guests will enter through the Southwest Entry and pass through a security screening. Doors open 60 minutes before the ceremony. • Handicap parking and seating are available. • Tickets are required at the graduate entrance only.Graduates will receive one graduate ticket with their designated seat number. • Guests should socially distance from other households in the guest seating area. • Bags will not be permitted in the building. Exceptions: medical bags or diaper bags accompanying infants. • No food or drink permitted in the building except for clear, sealed bottle of water. • Prohibited items include but not limited to noisemakers and balloons/confetti/streamers.
COVID-19 Safety • Masks are highly encouraged for all unvaccinated guests, graduates and staff. • Guests are encouraged to socially distance from other households and graduates will be socially distanced. • Globe Life staff will be provided with proper PPE for the safety of staff and guests.
Ceremony Expectations For Guests
• Seating in the main concourse area for guests is first come, first serve. • Guests are not allowed in the graduate seating area before, during, or after the ceremony. • Concessions are available on the main concourse level. • Refrain from prolonged applause. Please allow graduates and family members to hear individual names. • Please do not leave after your graduate is introduced. • After the ceremony has concluded, guests are asked to immediately exit the building through the Southwest Entry. • Guests are discouraged from congregating inside or outside Globe Life Field and surrounding areas (including the parking lots). • Arrange with your graduate to meet after the ceremony in an agreed upon location in Lot R parking lot.
Ceremony Expectations For Graduates
• During the ceremony, please choose dignified, appropriate behavior. • All graduates that wish to participate in the ceremony must attend the Mandatory Graduation Webinar, sign the Graduation Guidelines form in Skyward. • Students must retrieve their ticket at Senior Checkout on June 10. Refer to the senior newsletter for details about these requirements. • If a graduate does not wish to participate in the ceremony, they must email the campus graduation coordinator by June 1. • If a graduate does not wish to participate in the ceremony, please arrange with their counselor a time for diploma retrieval after June 13. • Graduates will be checked before reporting to their assigned seat in the lower concourse. Any prohibited items will be confiscated. • Prohibited items include personal items such as sunglasses, purses, make-up, gifts, balloons, flowers, keys, food, drinks or any item that takes attention away. • Masks will be provided by CISD and should be worn by unvaccinated graduates except when crossing the field and taking the graduation portrait. • Graduates will access their seats via the Third Base staircase at Section 104. • ADA students will access their seats by taking the elevators near Section 102 (a designated CISD teacher will meet and usher these students throughout the ceremony). • Cell phones must be put away during the duration of the ceremony. • Graduates will receive their diploma and take their portrait with Glamourcraft after exiting the field. • Graduates will exit the ceremony by following dismissal paths and immediately exiting the building.