In-Person Event Information
Each graduate will receive 8 tickets. Additional tickets will be available to purchase at the school for $5 each. Tickets will also be available for purchase at the Tacoma Dome the day of graduation, cash sales only.
Only clear bags are allowed inside the Tacoma Dome and all bags are subject to search. Read more about the Tacoma Dome's bag policy.
No weapons, helium-filled balloons, air horns, liquid string in aerosol cans, purses, or backpacks are permitted inside the Dome.
Parking and public transportation
Parking costs $15.00 per vehicle, the fee is set and collected by the City of Tacoma. We ask that families carpool to the event to ensure there’s enough space for everyone in the parking lot. Graduates and attendees can park in lots A, F, G, C, and the LeMay Car Museum lot.
Parking lots D, E, and K are for attendees with disabilities and are van accessible. Vehicles utilizing accessible parking lots must display appropriate placard, tabs, or license plates. All Tacoma Dome lots are wheelchair accessible.
Admission and seating
You may arrive up to 45 minutes prior to the start of the ceremony. Entrance is by ticket only.
ADA-accessible seating will be available. People with disabilities will be able to sit with the group their graduate invited.
After the ceremony, graduates will exit the Dome first. Guests will follow. Please find your graduate outside the Dome and exit the parking lot as quickly as possible so the next group of graduates and guests can begin their celebration.
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Graduations will be broadcast here on our website and on the Tacoma Public Schools Facebook page. Follow our Facebook page to receive notifications when the graduation starts.
For those who need closed captions, you can watch the livestream on our district YouTube and at http://bit.ly/tpstv25. For local friends and family without internet service, ceremonies will be broadcast on KTPS TV Comcast Channel 26 or Click/Rainier Connect Channel 25.
Q&A with the Class of 2022: Jah’niyah Bynum-Jennings, Tacoma School of the Arts (SOTA)
We are celebrating #TPSGrad22 by featuring soon-to-be graduates from each of our high schools.
Read jah'niyah's story
Ways to Celebrate
Share your photos and congratulations on social media using the hashtag #TPSGrad22.
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SOTA Class of 2022 Graduation
Monday, June 13 at 1 p.m.
2727 E D St.
Tacoma, WA 98421