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Graduation Recognition Ceremony

Class of 2023 & 2024

It is with great anticipation and excitement that Ohio University Zanesville welcomes the fall 2023 and spring 2024 graduation classes to our Graduation Recognition Ceremony.

Date: Thursday, May 2, 2024

Registration/Line-up Begins: 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.



There is no limit to the number of guests graduates can bring.  However, we are asking that you indicate the number of guests on the RSVP form and if there are guests that will require ADA/handicap/wheelchair access and the number of seats needed.

Deadline: Reservations must be received by Friday, April 12, 2024, to be included in the ceremony. 


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.

Deadline: Thursday, April 4, 2024 by 12 midnight

Note: Be sure to purchase your regalia before the order deadline to get your regalia 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 the Ohio University Zanesville when checking in for the procession line up.  Honor cords are based on academic information from the Registrar's Office.  Honor cords are only given to bachelor’s degree candidates


Your 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. 

A photographer will be taking photos during the ceremony and photo backdrops will also be available for graduates and families to take photos before and after the event.

There should be many opportunities to capture a popular family photo or selfie around the Ohio University Zanesville campus. Be sure to hashtag #OHIOgrad2024 and #OHIOZanesville to share your memories! 

Ohio University Spring 2024 Commencement

(Athens Campus)

Ohio University will be holding Spring 2024 Commencement Ceremonies at the Convocation Center at 95 Richland Avenue, Athens, OH 45701.  Students are welcome and encouraged to attend the Athens ceremonies.

Please visit for all ceremony updates.


Undergraduate Ceremonies

Saturday, May 4, 2024

Times: TBD


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.

More Details



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


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