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Graduate Recognition Ceremony

Class of 2023 & 2024

It is with great anticipation and excitement that Ohio University Southern welcomes the fall 2023 and spring 2024 graduation classes to an in-person Graduation Recognition Ceremony.

Date: Thursday, May 2nd

Ceremony Begins: 7 p.m. 

Place: Shafer Courtyard


Your guests may take photos during the ceremony, but we ask that they remain seated during so not to disturb other guests who are trying to see their graduate.

A selfie station will be available to get a special shot with a Rufus cutout. 

There should be many opportunities to capture a popular family photo or selfie around the OHIO Southern campus. Be sure to hashtag #OUSGrad2024 to share your memories!

Ohio University Commencement

Ohio University plans to conduct an in-person Undergraduate Commencement event at Convocation Center on 95 Richland Avenue, Athens, Ohio 45701. Students are welcome to attend the Athens event. 

Date: Saturday, May 6, 2023

Please see the list of colleges placed at each ceremony on the commencement website.

Graduate Portraits

Past graduate portraits

Ceremony video

Past ceremony videos