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Columbia, SC (WLTX) The University of South Carolina has announced plans to limit the number of tickets available to the graduation ceremony featuring Vice President Joe Biden. Each graduate will be allowed four guest tickets for the May 9, 3 p.m. ceremony.

Tickets will be issued April 24-25 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Colonial Life Arena.

A group of parents, students have complained to News19 about the policy, saying they have already invited more people to attend then what the school will now allow. The University says it will require the tickets due to anticipated high demand.

Below is the ticket policy outlined in an email from USC:

Friday graduates who have signed up to participate in the ceremony:

Present photo ID or Carolina Card – your name will be checked with Friday graduation list. You will receive one ticket for yourself. You may get up to four additional tickets for guests. You must present a typed list of your guests' full names.

Faculty members participating in the Friday ceremony:

Present photo ID or Carolina Card – your name will be checked with faculty participation list. You will receive one ticket for yourself.

Saturday graduates who have signed up to participate in either ceremony:

Present photo ID or Carolina Card – your name will be checked with your respective ceremony list. You will receive one ticket for yourself.

Any remaining tickets will be made available to Friday graduates beginning at 8 a.m. on Monday, April 28 on a first come, first served basis. You must present a typed list of your additional guests' full names.

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