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Commencement Exercises 2023

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The Christina School District is pleased to announce its schedule of commencement events taking place in person during June.  We want to make sure you know all of the details so your big day is not only safe but also a success!  We look forward to recognizing the achievements of our graduating seniors.

We congratulate all of our outstanding graduates and wish them the best of luck in the future.  Please see the full schedule below:

Ceremony Dates

  • June 8, 6 PM - DE School for the Deaf (DSD) - DSD Auditorium, 630 E. Chestnut Hill Rd, Newark, DE
  • June 13, 7 PM - Christiana High School – Bob Carpenter Center, 631 S. College Ave, Newark, DE
  • June 14, 7 PM - Glasgow High School – Bob Carpenter Center, 631 S. College Ave, Newark, DE
  • June 15, 7 PM - Newark High School – Bob Carpenter Center, 631 S. College Ave, Newark, DE
  • June 16, 6 PM - Christina Adult Education & Literacy Program / Groves Adult Education – Glasgow High School Auditorium, 1901 S. College Ave, Newark, DE
  • August 10, 6:30 PM - Summer Graduation - Delaware School for the Deaf Auditorium,
    630 E. Chestnut Hill Rd, Newark, DE 

Entrance Requirements for Events at the Bob Carpenter Center

  • Tickets Required. All attendees must have a ticket to attend. Each graduate will receive ten (10) tickets to provide to family and friends.  UD has a no re-entry policy. Once your ticket is scanned, you will not be able to re-enter if you leave the arena. Doors open at 6 PM.

  • Concessions: Concessions will be available during all ceremonies at the Bob Carpenter Center. Outside food and drink are not allowed.

  • Accessible Seating: All venues are ADA-accessible.  Accessible seats are available for individuals with disabilities and a companion.

  • Security Screening: Security will be in place for the Commencement ceremonies at the Bob Carpenter Center. Security personnel will be at the venue entrance and conduct a security screening.  We reserve the right to deny admittance to any individual.

  • Prohibited Items: To help make the ceremony enjoyable for all, the items listed below are not allowed.  These items will be confiscated and will NOT be returned. 

    • Balloons
    • Umbrellas
    • Noisemakers
    • Bags/Backpacks
    • All bags smaller than 16" x 16" x 8" are permitted into the stadium.  Backpacks are prohibited in Delaware Stadium.  Bags and containers are subject to inspection by gate security prior to entering the facilities.  Hard-sided coolers and bags with metal frames are not allowed.
    • Alcoholic Beverages
    • Animals (except service animals)
    • Coolers / ice chests / thermoses
    • Footballs / Athletic Equipment
    • Strollers
    • Outside food or drink
    • Open Containers
    • Bottles / cans
    • Weapons / firearms
    • Backpacks
    • Banner / Signs


Please note that smoking is not permitted anywhere on Christina School District or University of Delaware campuses.

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