Convocation 2019

Our Events 

Students taking osteopathic oath

Event Details

Thursday, August 15, at 4 p.m.
The Convocation Center
Ohio University, Athens, Ohio

The doors of the Convocation Center will open at 2:30 p.m.

Convenient parking is available in the Convocation Center parking lot. The reception will be at Baker University Center immediately following the ceremony.

Important Information for Heritage College Class of 2023 and Convocation Guests

  • Seating in the Convocation Center is on a first-come, first-served basis. Ushers will direct guests to available seating as soon as all members of the party have arrived. Every effort will be made to accommodate guests’ seating preferences.
     
  • Guests may not “save” seats.
     
  • Wheelchair seating is available; guests with special needs should see the ushers for assistance.
     
  • The following items are not permitted inside the Convocation Center:
    • Alcohol
    • Animals
    • Book bags/backpacks
    • Commercial video/audio equipment and tripods
    • Ice chests/coolers
    • Food/beverages
    • Noisemakers
    • Strollers
    • Umbrellas
    • Weapons (including pepper spray and knives/blades of any length)
       
  • Please note: Signs, flags and banners are subject to approval and may not be displayed on a pole. Poles are not permitted.
     
  • Seat backs and seat cushions are subject to approval.
     
  • For safety reasons, guests are not permitted on the stage at any time. 
     
  • Guests may take photos immediately following the ceremony on the Convocation Center concourse.

Parking, lodging, getting around

AREA HOTELS

TRAVEL DIRECTIONS

CAMPUS MAP

PARKING

JOHN GLENN COLUMBUS
INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (CMH)

CITY OF ATHENS 

View Webcast of the Ceremony

If you cannot attend the Convocation ceremony, a live webcast will be available on the day of the event here.  Please note: The video stream accessible at the link below will not display the live event until the ceremony begins.   

Watch 2019

Watch 2018 Convocation (archived)

Digital Version of 2018 Printed Program