Ashland University’s Spring 2013 Commencement will be held on May 11 at 10 a.m. at Jack Miller Stadium, located in the Dwight Schar Athletic Complex off Broad Street. The speaker for the event will be Donald Jakeway, a 1970 alumnus and deputy city manager for Economic Development & Capital Investment for the city of Arlington, Texas.
Faculty and students who are participating in the ceremony are to assemble on the Ferguson soccer field and track located southwest of Miller Stadium at 9 a.m. No tickets are needed for the ceremony held at Miller Stadium.
In the event of rain, the undergraduate ceremony will be held in Myers Convocation Center and the graduate ceremony will be held in Hugo Young Theatre.
The location of commencement will be listed at the top of the Ashland homepage by 7 a.m. on Saturday.
If the ceremony is indoors, lineup for undergraduate students and faculty will be in the lower Convocation Center area, while lineup for graduate students will be in the Recital Hall, Room 115, of the Center for the Arts and lineup for graduate faculty will be in Room 101/102 Center for the Arts.
If the ceremony is moved indoors, tickets are required and undergraduate students received three tickets per graduate while graduate students received four tickets each. The indoor tickets are included with the graduation packets that graduates picked up in the bookstore.
To accommodate additional family members if the ceremony is moved indoors, the ceremony will be broadcast live in the Student Center Eagles’ Nest, the Student Center Auditorium and the Chapel.
A buffet luncheon will be held following the graduation ceremony. If commencement is outdoors, the luncheon will be held in Myers Convocation Center. If the ceremony is moved indoors, the luncheon for undergraduate students will be held in the Rec Center and lower Convocation Center, while the luncheon for graduate students will be held in Redwood Hall.