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For the protection of our guests, the following are not permitted inside commencement: wrapped gifts, air horns, balloons, duffle bags, backpacks, backpack-style purses, diaper bags, waist packs, purses larger than 8 1/2" x 11" in size, alcohol, bottles, food, cans, thermoses, coolers, drugs, chains, fireworks, weapons, noisemakers, laser pointers, chains, spikes, strollers, and any other item deemed dangerous to public safety.

No animals, except certified service animals, will be admitted. Anyone entering the Rick Case Arena at the Don Taft University Center (UC) will be subject to a physical search and metal detection.

Smoking is never permitted at any NSU Commencement ceremony.

There are no facilities available in the UC for storing purses or other personal items candidates may be carrying. Please leave these items with your guests. Neither the University nor the UC is responsible for items left unattended. No purses, guests, or food and drink will be allowed in the candidate assembly area or on the Rick Case Arena floor.

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