Ohio University

Graduation

Fall and Spring Graduation

Each semester, the Lancaster campus has an Honors Convocation program and reception to honor its graduates. The graduates who attend this program will be wearing caps and gowns. This event is well attended and is a wonderful way to celebrate students' academic accomplishments.

GRADUATION IS NOT AUTOMATIC. To graduate, apply no later than the published graduation deadline. Student must apply for graduation (here).

Contact Brandy Bailey for more information: baileyb@ohio.edu or 740-681-3323.

If you plan to attend the Graduation Ceremony held at Ohio University Lancaster, you must ALSO register for the event. To register, please click here.

Summer/Fall Graduation

The Lancaster campus hosts a graduation reception to honor students who have completed their degrees during the summer and fall semesters. The reception will be held in Brasee Hall's Wagner Theatre in Mid-December.

Graduates who attend this reception will also be wearing a cap & gown but are welcome to bring as many guests as they like. No tickets are needed for the Fall Graduation Event. This event is a wonderful way to celebrate students' academic accomplishments.

Student must apply for Fall graduation (here).

Contact Brandy Bailey for more information: baileyb@ohio.edu or 740-681-3323.

Cap & Gown Packages

All packages include the necessary regalia to participate in the Commencement Ceremonies. Individual items may be purchased if a student desires a souvenir or replacement item. Previous semester graduates may purchase packages by clicking (here).

*Please note that gowns feature distinct styles for Associate/Bachelor, Master, and Doctoral degrees. A Bachelor gown may not be worn at the graduate/masters ceremony.

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