Convocation Center

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Aerial photo of the Convocation Center at Ohio University

Building Type:
Mixed Use

Campus Green:
West Green

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Current Use

The Convocation Center is located in the Athletic Mall, coordinates E-5 on the campus map. It is marked as #126 on the map.

This Building has mixed uses for ICA, Academic offices and a Residence Hall . It is tagged as "General Fund". However the Residence & Dining Auxiliary contributed to the original construction cost.

The Convocation Center, located on West Green, houses Ohio University Bobcat basketball, volleyball, and wrestling matches, and offices for Intercollegiate Athletics, including the baseball, basketball, cross country, field hockey, golf, soccer, softball, track, volleyball, and wrestling programs, and part of the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. It is also a residence hall.

Residence Services provides more detailed information online.


The Convocation Center opened in the spring of 1968. The building seats 13,080 people, and is also used for commencement exercises, concerts, and many other activities.


95 Richland Ave., Athens, OH 45701 (Directions)

The West Green

The West Green on Ohio University's Athens campus.

West Green is the home of many engineering majors and athletes due to the ready access of Stocker Center and Peden Stadium. Notable buildings on this green include Boyd Hall, Grover Center, Convocation Center and Academic & Research Center.

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