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Past commencements

Thousands of students receive their degrees at the university's commencement ceremonies held in the spring, summer and autumn of each year.

Past commencement speakers and addresses

Commencement ceremonies over the last several decades have included an impressive array of speakers with a variety of experience.

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Honorary degrees

Honorary degrees are awarded to outstanding scholars, artists and leaders who have made extraordinary contributions to human understanding.

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Distinguished Service Awards

The Distinguished Service Award was established by the Board of Trustees in 1952 to recognize individuals who have rendered exceptional service to the university.

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Spring Commencement 2022

May 8, 2022
Ohio Stadium