The Ohio State University at Mansfield


Mansfield Graduation Celebration

The Graduation Celebration at Ohio State Mansfield is a festive and joyous occasion at which family and guests are welcome to celebrate this milestone accomplishment of those individuals completing their degrees at Mansfield. The information contained on this website is designed to be beneficial to all those participating in or attending the Graduation Celebration.

Event Date: Thursday, May 3, 2018 6:30 PM
Location: Founder’s Auditorium, located in Ovalwood Hall. Refreshments following in the Scarlet & Gray Café

For Graduates

Check-In: Students should check in at Ovalwood Lobby between 5:45 and 6 pm, and from there will walk to areas assigned by program to line up for the processional into Founders Auditorium.

Attire: Please dress comfortably and appropriately for the day and occasion. You are invited to wear the commencement regalia if desired, but it is not required.

If you are a graduate with a permanent or temporary disability and need assistance during the ceremony, please contact the Development Office at (419) 755-4116 by Friday, April 27.

Photography: There will be a photographer taking group photos starting at 6 p.m. as well as program photos during the celebration. A complimentary photo will be mailed to the graduate’s permanent address from the Interim Dean and Director of Ohio State Mansfield in recognition of your achievement. Families are invited to take pictures; please be respectful of those enjoying the celebration as you take photos.

For Family and Guests

Parking is available in various lots on campus; parking in lots marked Restricted, Handicapped, or No Parking—Tow Away Zone is prohibited unless individuals have a state issued handicapped license or appropriate placard.

A golf cart will be available and travelling through the parking areas for those who need assistance.

Seating in Founder’s Auditorium is open to the public and available on a first come, first serve basis. No tickets are required. We do ask that guests leave no seats empty, as the Graduation Celebration is a popular event celebrating a significant life milestone.

If you have questions concerning access, accommodations for guests with a disability or request sign language interpretation, please call the Development Office at 419-755-4116. Early requests are encouraged; a week generally allows us to provide seamless access.