Baxter Arena Information
Everything You Need to Know About Baxter Arena
- Doors will open one (1) hour prior to each ceremony.
- All bags will be checked at the arena door. NO clear bag policy.
- Graduates: DO NOT bring anything with you into the line-up room. During the ceremony, we will be changing over this room and your items will be removed.
- Graduates will be seated on the floor of the arena.
- Guests will not be allowed on the floor of the arena at any point during the ceremony. Only university staff and photographers.
- Graduates will be directed outside immediately following the ceremony; ask your guests to meet you there.
- There are great photo opportunities on both Dodge and Scott Campus, we recommend your group heads there to capture your graduate’s big day!
- All seats are fogged with disinfectant after each ceremony throughout the entire arena and Holland Ice.
- Baxter Arena staff will be sanitizing common areas, tables, surfaces, bathrooms, and more during and following each ceremony. Their staff has been trained to do this properly.
- Graduates: please reach out to the Accessibility Services Center email@example.com and the UNO Events team firstname.lastname@example.org to inform us you need an accommodation.
- If guests need accommodations, please contact Baxter Arena at email@example.com
- For more information about Baxter Arena’s Accessibility Accommodations, visit their website.
Prohibited Behavior & Items
Please note: NO clear bag policy is required for commencement events.
- Any type of weapon, fake weapon, or object resembling a weapon.
- Alcohol, drugs, illegal substances, and vaporizing pens. Baxter Arena is a smoke-free facility, so no smoking materials or e-cigarettes are permitted in the facility
- Laser Pointing Devices
- Hover Boards, Heelys, skateboards, and rollerblades
- Artificial noise-making devices of any kind including whistles and air horns
- Fireworks, pyrotechnics, and aerosols
- Outside food and beverage (20 oz. or smaller empty clear plastic bottles will be allowed for water)
- Animals except for service animals
- Any item deemed to compromise public safety
Baxter Arena reserve the right to update this list at any time. Please visit their site for more information.
If any conduct endangers or disrupts guests or others involved in an event, Omaha Athletics reserves the right to remove you from the premises.