Ashland University's Spring 2018 Commencement will be held May 5 at 10 a.m. on Jones' Terrace on the front lawn of Founders Hall, which is located near College Avenue. The special ceremony for the 140th anniversary of the University will be for both undergraduate and graduate students and will begin at 10 a.m. No tickets will be required for this outdoor ceremony.
In the event of rain, the ceremony for undergraduate students will be held in Kates Gymnasium inside the Physical Education Center and lineup for these students and undergraduate faculty will be in the Conard Field House located just west of the Physical Education Center. The ceremony for graduate students will be held in Hugo Young Theatre in the Center for the Arts and lineup for the graduate students will be in the Recital Hall, Room 115, Center for the Arts, while lineup for graduate faculty will be in Room 101/102 Center for the Arts.
Graduate and undergraduate students will receive five tickets each for the indoor events and they will receive their tickets when they pick up their caps and gowns at the Bookstore. Overflow seating will be available in the Student Center Eagles’ Nest and the Student Center Auditorium, where the ceremony will be broadcast live at each venue (see enclosed map for locations). The event also will be broadcast on the www.ashland.edu website.
A Commencement day lunch will be held to honor all of Ashland's graduates. On behalf of the University, you (the graduate) and two members of your family to be our guests for the luncheon, which will be served immediately following the ceremony in Myerrs Convocation Center. Additional guests will be served for a fee. Please make your reservations by April 27, 2018, by visiting the website -- http://www.ashlandbookstore.com/SiteText.aspx?id=23347 to order tickets online.