FAQ

Why should we attend Universal's Grad Bash?
Universal's Grad Bash is the ultimate graduation celebration for high school seniors. Encompassing BOTH Universal Studios Florida™ and Universal's Islands of Adventure™, it features the largest "footprint" of any Orlando graduation event. With cutting-edge rides and attractions, the hottest musical performers, multiple dance zones and more, it's a party only Universal can throw! Plus, we let chaperones in on the fun with free Universal ExpressSM ride access*, the popular chaperone-only lounges, giveaways and more!

Who is eligible to attend Universal's Grad Bash?
High school seniors and their chaperones may attend this event. It is up to the discretion of your school administration to allow students to bring dates who are not graduating seniors. All participants must be either students or chaperones from your attending public, private or home school. Schools may bring their junior class officers to give them a preview of the Grad Bash experience so they can help promote it to their class next year.

What dates is Grad Bash held?

2018 Dates: April 13th, 20th, 27th, 28th (7PM - 2AM)

What kind of security will be present?
All bags, pockets and other items are checked for any illegal substances and weapons. For everyone's security, metal detectors are used to check guests at the event entrance. All questionable items will be confiscated at the gate. Security is visibly present throughout the park during the event.

Is there a dress code?
Seniors should wear comfortable clothing that lets them have fun while still looking their best. Click here for more information.

Are there any special responsibilities for our chaperones during Universal's Grad Bash?
Yes, at least one of your chaperones must be on duty throughout the entire event. Your head chaperone is required to check in immediately upon arrival. Please provide up to three cell phone numbers of chaperones attending the event. Please be sure chaperones check cell phones frequently and program phones to both vibrate and audibly ring. Chaperones may not leave the event until park close except for an emergency. Chaperones are required to make sure that students follow the no-smoking, no-alcohol and no-drugs policy through the entire evening. This is considered a school event, so all school rules and regulations should be enforced by all chaperones.

Do our chaperones receive complimentary admission to Universal's Grad Bash?
One complimentary chaperone ticket is provided to you for every 10 student tickets purchased. Additional chaperone tickets can be purchased at the student ticket price.

What is there to do for chaperones?
In addition to the free admission, chaperones can skip the regular lines* at participating rides and attractions with complimentary Universal ExpressSM ride access! Plus, chaperones enjoy special VIP extras including snacks and drinks all night long, complimentary breakfast, giveaways and games throughout the night, and the ever-popular chaperone-only lounges.

How do we know specifically where to arrive and depart from the event?
Four weeks prior to the event, you will be sent an information packet including everything there is to know about your Grad Bash experience including specific arrival and departure locations.

Why Reserve Through Educational Experiences?
• Strategic partner and #1 Travel Planner at Universal Orlando
• Experience – Our staff has been at every Grad Bash and Gradventure event since their inception and has 40 years of travel planning experience.
• Excellent Service - Educational Experiences brings over 20,000 students to graduation events at Universal Orlando and other parks. Our staff is able to assist with all aspects of travel such as hotels, meals, transportation, and additional park tickets.
• Pricing is the same as booking direct.
• Dessert Reception - unique hospitality suite in Islands of Adventure where we host a "Thank You" Dessert Reception for head chaperones each night of the event!

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