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Graduation Recognition Ceremony

Class of 2022 & 2023

It is with great anticipation and excitement that Ohio University Zanesville welcomes the fall 2022 and spring 2023 graduation classes to our Graduation Recognition Ceremony.

Date: Thursday, May 4th, 2023

Check-in Arrival/Line-up: 5:15 p.m.  (Campus Center Lobby to line up for the procession to Littck Hall at 5:50 pm)

Ceremony Begins: 6 p.m. 

Place: Littick Hall Gymnasium | 1425 Newark Road, Zanesville, OH 43701

Location is behind Elson Hall near the Campus Center

Parking: Parking will be available in the parking lot near Littick Hall behind the Campus Center and in the East parking lot near Elson Hall.  There is also handicap-accessible parking available just outside of Littick Hall.

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All graduates will have the opportunity to have guests attend this ceremony. There is no limit to the number of guests you can bring.  However, we are asking you to indicate the number of guests to be certain we have adequate seating.  Please let us know on the RSVP form if you have anyone needing ADA/handicap seating.

Students need to complete the RSVP form by Friday, April 14, 2023. 


Cap & Gown Package Orders

Regalia is required to participate in the ceremonies. You may not participate in graduation ceremonies without Ohio University issued regalia. No regalia sales will occur at the ceremony venue.

Any graduating student may purchase regalia, regardless of their ceremony participation. Student regalia will be mailed to student’s home address, no regalia will be available for pick-up at the campus.


Order Deadline: Tuesday, April 4, 2023

Note: Be sure to purchase your regalia before the order deadline to ensure on-time delivery.  Shipping delays have been experienced and are common.

Honor Cords

Academic honor cords for cum laude, magna cum laude, and summa cum laude will be provided by Ohio University Zanesville when checking in for the procession lineup.  Honors cords are based on academic information from the Registrar's Office. 


There will be a photographer taking photos during the ceremony. Guests may take photos during the ceremony, but we ask that they remain seated so not to disturb other guests who are trying to see their graduate.

Photo backdrops will also be available for graduates and families to take photos before and after the event.

Many opportunities will be available to capture a popular family photo or selfie around the Ohio University Zanesville campus. Be sure to hashtag #OHIOgrad2023 and #OHIOZanesville to share your memories!

Ohio University Spring 2023 Commencement

(Athens Campus)

Ohio University will be holding Spring 2023 Commencement Ceremonies at the Convocation Center at 95 Richland Avenue, Athens, OH 45701.  Students are welcome to attend the Athens ceremonies.

Please visit for all ceremony updates.


Graduate Ceremony

Friday, May 5, 2023 at 9:30 a.m.
(Doors open at 8:00 a.m.)

Undergraduate Ceremonies

Saturday, May 6, 2023 at 9:30 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.
(Doors open at 8:00 a.m)


Convocation Center
95 Richland Avenue, Athens, OH

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

These ceremonies are separate from the Graduation Recognition Ceremony at OHIO Zanesville.

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Contact: Gail Hayes | Dean’s Office | | 740-588-1434