Ohio University

Commencement 2017

Commencement

2017 Fall Commencement Ceremony

December 16, 2017 at 2:00 p.m.

Commencement exercises are held indoors in the Convocation Center, located on the west green of the Ohio University Athens campus. Tickets are not required for any ceremony and the ceremony lasts approximately 2.5 hours.

For questions, please contact commencement@ohio.edu or call the office of Event Services at 740.593.4020.

2017 Fall Commencement Information

Saturday, December 16, 2017 at 2:00 PM
Convocation Center | Athens, OH

Combined Graduate and Undergraduate Ceremony

Travel, Lodging and Guest Information

2018 Spring Commencement Information

Graduate Ceremony
Friday, May 4, 2017 at 9:30 AM
Convocation Center | Athens, OH

Undergraduate Ceremonies
Saturday, May 5, 2017 at 9:30 AM and 2:00 PM
Convocation Center | Athens, OH

Travel, Lodging and Guest Information

Students line up, in cap and gown, for their diploma

Cap and Gown Distribution

Located in the Amanda J. Cunningham Leadership Center Room 366, 3rd floor of Baker University Center.

  • Wednesday, December 13, 2017 | 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Thursday, December 14, 2017 | 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Friday, December 15, 2017 | 1:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Saturday, December 16, 2017 | 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

View the cap and gown page for more ordering information.

Graduation Checklist

  1. Review day-of ceremony participation information
  2. Pick up your cap and gown during distribution.
  3. Inform family and friends of ceremony dates and times.
  4. Arrive to the Convocation Center garage no later than 45 minutes prior to the start time of your ceremony.
  5. Join the Alumni Association.
Students pose in their caps and gowns before the ceremony