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Commencement

2020 Spring Commencement Ceremonies

Friday, May 1, 2020 – Saturday May 2, 2020
Convocation Center | Athens, OH

 

Ceremony Information

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 ceremonies last approximately 2.5 hours.

Graduate Ceremony

Friday, May 1, 2020
Doors open at 8:00 AM
Ceremony begins at 9:30 AM

Undergraduate AM Ceremony

Saturday, May 2, 2020
Doors open at 8:00 AM | Ceremony begins at 9:30 AM

Colleges participating in the AM Ceremony are listed below. This does NOT reflect the order of conferral.

  • College of Business 
  • Scripps College of Communication
  • Russ College of Engineering and Technology 
  • College of Fine Arts 
  • Regional Higher Education 
  • University College

Undergraduate PM Ceremony

Saturday, May 2, 2020
Doors open at 1:00 PM | Ceremony begins at 2:30 PM

Colleges participating in the PM Ceremony are listed below. This does NOT reflect the order of conferral.

  • College of Arts and Sciences 
  • Patton College of Education 
  • International Studies
  • College of Health and Sciences and Professions 
  • Honors Tutorial College

Ceremony questions:

The Office of Event Services
Baker University Center 347 | 740.593.4020
commencement@ohio.edu

Grading and application questions:

The Office of the Registrar
Chubb Hall | 740.593.4191
registrar@ohio.edu

Two female graduates during commencement

Cap and Gown Distribution

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

  • Wednesday, December 11, 2019 | 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Thursday, December 12, 2019 | 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Friday, December 13, 2019 | 1:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Saturday, December 14, 2019 | 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

View the regalia 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.
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