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The University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) and Baxter Arena will once again host our high school graduation ceremonies. Please see the list of dates and times below. Additionally, Baxter Arena has provided some important information for graduates and guests regarding graduation.  Guests attending graduations in the month of May at Baxter Arena are encouraged to arrive early to prepare for enhanced security screenings. Baxter Arena has implemented additional security measures at these events, including increased bag and visual checks. To ensure a safe environment for all, guests may be asked to display the contents of clothing, purses, bags, packages, etc. Guests should familiarize themselves with the prohibited items listed below before coming to the facility:

No balloons
No vases
No laser pointers
No outside food or drink (20 oz. or smaller empty clear plastic bottles will be allowed for water)
No large bags or back packs larger than 14” x 14” x 6”
No large umbrellas
Noise making devices of any kind (i.e. bells, whistles, horns, etc.)
No fireworks
No illegal drugs and alcohol
No weapons of any kind, including lawfully concealed firearms
No chains or spikes
No tablets or selfie-sticks
No signs or banners
Any item deemed to compromise public safety

Parking lots will open at least two hours prior to each graduation ceremony. Public parking is available in Lots 25, 26 and 27. ADA parking is available in Lot 21 on a first-come first-serve basis. Guests are strongly encouraged to avoid using West Center Road to access the arena. Guests are encouraged to use Spring Street and Grover Street to access 67th Street and to use Arbor Street to access the public parking lots at the arena.


Additional parking is also available on the Ak-Sar-Ben Village campus.

Look for the sign below to direct you to Baxter Arena:



High School Graduation Dates and Times

Burke High School 

Graduate Venue: UNO Baxter Arena
When: Monday, May 22 at 7 p.m.




North High School
Graduate Venue: UNO Baxter Arena
When: Tuesday, May 23 at 7 p.m.


Benson High School
Graduate Venue: UNO Baxter Arena
When: Wednesday, May 24 at 7 p.m.


South High School
Graduate Venue: UNO Baxter Arena
When: Thursday, May 25 at 7 p.m.


Central High School
Graduate Venue: UNO Baxter Arena
When: Friday, May 26 at 7 p.m.


Northwest High School
Graduate Venue: UNO Baxter Arena
When: Sunday, May 28 at 2 p.m.


Bryan High School
Graduate Venue: UNO Baxter Arena
When: Sunday, May 28 at 6 p.m.

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