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Spring Convocation

2018 Convocation Ceremony


In honor of your graduation we invite you to attend the 2018 Convocation Ceremony on Friday, May 4, 2018, at 7 p.m. in Littick Hall on the Zanesville campus. We invite you and your guests to celebrate your achievement, along with others who graduated following either summer or fall semester.


Click here, 2018 Spring Convocation, to RSVP.  

Deadline to RSVP is Friday, April 27, 2018


When is the 2018 Spring Convocation?

The ceremony will take place on Friday, May 4, 2018 at 7 p.m.


Where will the Graduate Recognition Night be held?

The ceremony will be held in Littick Hall on the Zanesville campus -- 1425 Newark Road, Zanesville.


Is there a limit to the number of guests I can bring?

No. However we do ask that you RSVP with the number of individuals planning to attend for planning purposes.


Where will parking be for the 2018 Spring Convocation?

The best place to park for the event is the East parking lot by Elson Hall. There is also handicap accessible parking available just outisde of Littick Hall. 


Will there be a reception for students and guests?

Yes. We will be hosting the reception PRIOR to the Convocation ceremony. It will be in The Campus Center from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.


Will there be photos taken during the ceremony?

Yes, we will have a photographer taking photos during the ceremony. We invite you to bring your camera for informal photos, there will be several areas for photos to be taken.


When and where can I pick up my cap and gown if I ordered upon applying for graduation?

Cap and gowns that were ordered and indicated a Zanesville campus pick up will be available from Noon on Monday, April 30, 2018 in Student Services.  If you are not able to pick yours up prior to Friday, May 4 we will still have it available in Student Services. Also, if you need to have someone else pick up your cap and gown for you, please notify Michelle Pendergast, 


If I already have a cap and gown, how do I get a tassel for my major?  Or, if I did not yet order a cap and gown, how do I do so?

You can purchase an individual piece (tassel) through,, and click on "Student Individual Pieces." Or, if you find that you need to order the whole package (cap, gown and tassel) you may do so by clicking on "Student Full Packages."  Deadline for orders is April 13, 2018.


Can I attend the Commencement Ceremony in Athens on May 5, 2018?

Yes, if you indicated that you will be attending when you applied for graduation. For questions regarding the commencement ceremony visit the Ohio University Commencement page by clicking here.



For questions, please contact Michelle Pendergast, or 740-588-1440