Before Commencement

Faculty members who wish to be a part of the academic processional at Summer Commencement on Sunday, August 4, should notify their college or regional campus dean by Friday, July 19.

Faculty who plan to hood a PhD candidate during the ceremony should also contact the Graduate School at (614) 292-6031 by Friday, July 19 for further assembly and hooding instructions.

All faculty are required to wear appropriate academic regalia in the processional. Cap and gown rentals may be ordered at Ohio State Bookstores. The deadline to do so for Summer Commencement is Friday, July 12. Orders placed after this deadline may incur a late fee.

All information is subject to change. We recommend checking back periodically for updates.