2021 Graduation Information

Graduation ceremonies will take place at CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances Rose Stadium.

Tyler ISD Graduation Ceremony Schedule

Wednesday, May 19, 8 p.m.  – RISE Academy
Thursday, May 20, 8 p.m. – Early College High School
Friday, May 21, 8 p.m. – Tyler Legacy High School
Saturday, May 22, 8 p.m. – Tyler High School

Any changes to the graduation plans will be communicated via the media, TISD-TV19, phone messaging system, Facebook, Twitter and the district website.

Virtual Viewing of the Ceremony
Graduation ceremonies will air live on TISD-TV Suddenlink Cable Channel 19 and the District website. Live feed will not begin until 8:00 p.m. for each ceremony.

All ceremonies will be recorded for DVD purchase

Parents and graduates can park in the Harvey Convention Center parking lot or the Mike Carter Field parking lot. Fair Park Drive will be closed to thru traffic on the horseshoe. The home side parking lot off Lyons will be for handicap parking and those working the event. Handicap access to the stadium will be at Gate 1.  

Seating is first come, first served. For Tyler High and Legacy attendees, your tickets will designate a home or visitor side. If your ticket has a white background, you will sit on the visitor's side. If your ticket has a blue or black background, you will sit on the home side. If you have questions, staff will be available to help you determine which side you need to go to for seating.

Clear Bag and Other Stadium Policies
Graduates and guests are reminded of the Tyler ISD Clear Bag Policy for CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances Rose Stadium. Guests are encouraged NOT to bring bags of any type into the stadium, including camera and binocular bags. However, the following items are permitted:

  • Bags that are clear plastic, vinyl or PVC and do not exceed 12" x 6" x 12";

  • One-gallon clear plastic freezer bags (Ziploc bag or similar);

  • Small clutch bags, with or without a handle or strap, that does not exceed 4.5" x 6.5" (approximately the size of a hand);

  • An exception will be made for medically necessary items after proper inspection at a gate designated for this purpose.

The full Clear Bag Policy is located on the https://tylersports.rankonesport.com/ website.

Attendees are not allowed to bring in noise makers or firecrackers of any kind.

CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances Stadium is an alcohol, tobacco, and vape free zone.

Guests are invited to take photographs and video recordings from their seats.

All mobile communication devices must be turned off during the ceremony.

Inclement Weather Plan
Should rain or inclement weather delay any of the scheduled ceremonies, the District Contingency Plan is to move:

RISE Academy to Thursday, May 20, at 9 a.m.
ECHS to Friday, May 21, at 9 a.m.

If either of the Legacy or Tyler High ceremonies are rained out, that ceremony will move to Sunday, May 23, at 8 p.m.