Sunday, May 3
Grad Cap Craft Night - Ohio Union Performance Hall, 4:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Cap off your Ohio State experience with us by decorating your graduation cap! Grab your mortar board and some friends and head over to the Ohio Union Performance Hall for a night of fun and decorating. Individualize your cap and stand out in the crowd so your family can spot you. Supplies will be provided! Not graduating? Join us in making cards for graduates.
Monday, May 4
Where Will You Be T-Shirt Giveaway
Come grab a free t-shirt from the Ohio Union Alumni Association satellite office between the hours of 9:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. You will be able to connect with other OSU grads that are going to the same city you are, as well as grab information about how to stay connected to Ohio State after graduation!
Climb the Orton Bell Tower, 12:00 - 4:00 p.m.
You've heard them chime every 15 minutes on the Oval, now see how the famed Orton Chimes work. Available only on Monday, May 4, 12:00 – 4:00 p.m. Meet in the lobby of Orton Hall during the specified time for this opportunity. Space is limited.
Treasures of the Archives and Book Depository, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
**LIMITED OPPORTUNITY** You are invited to see material from the Byrd Polar Research Center Archival Program, Ohio Congressional Archives and The Ohio State University Archives. The collections are located in the Book Depository and visitors will also be taken through the high-density stack area, which are three stories tall (think “Raiders of the Lost Ark”). Located at 2700 Kenny Road, this will only be available Monday, May 4 from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Tuesday, May 5
Where Will You Be T-Shirt Giveaway
Come grab a free t-shirt from the Ohio Union Alumni Association satellite office between the hours of 9:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. You will be able to connect with other OSU grads that are going to the same city you are, as well as grab information about how to stay connected to Ohio State after graduation!
Grad Fest, Ohio Union Performance Hall, 12:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Did you know that you are automatically a member of the Alumni Association upon graduation? Come check out all of the great services and events the Alumni Association has to offer and how you can stay connected to Ohio State at this resource fair. There will be a DJ, door prizes and free food!
The Billy Ireland Cartoon Library and Museum, 1:00 - 5:00 p.m.
**LIMITED OPPORTUNITY** OSU is home to the world’s largest collection of comic book and cartoon art, at the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library and Museum! Stop in to see original comic art including Bill Watterson’s Calvin & Hobbes, Charles Schulz’s Peanuts, Jeff Smith’s Bone, works by P. Craig Russell, acclaimed illustrator of The Sandman, Hellboy and Coraline and many more! Located at Sullivant Hall, May 5-9 from 1:00 - 5:00 p.m.
See the Underground Steam Tunnels - RPAC, 2:00-4:00pm
**LIMITED OPPORTUNITY** OSU has miles of underground tunnels that connect the university's heating, cooling and telecommunications, but have you ever wanted to see what they look like and how they work? Visit the RPAC Sport Shop on the ground floor for a unique opportunity to get a short guided tour. Available May 5-7 from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. each day. *Please note: Children must be at least 13 and 54" tall; ALL must wear closed-toe shoes--no heels or flip-flops are allowed.
Wednesday, May 6
Where Will You Be T-Shirt Giveaway
Come grab a free t-shirt from the Ohio Union Alumni Association satellite office between the hours of 9:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. You will be able to connect with other OSU grads that are going to the same city you are, as well as grab information about how to stay connected to Ohio State after graduation!
Thompson Special Collections Tour, 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
**LIMITED OPPORTUNITY** Visit the Thompson Library Room 105 on Wednesday May 6 anytime between 11:00 a.m. – 4 p.m. to see artifacts and special works from the William Charvat Collection of American Fiction, Rare Books and Manuscripts, The Hilander Research Library and the Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee Theatre Research Institute.
The Medical Heritage Center, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
**LIMITED OPPORTUNITY** Come see treasures from the collections of the Medical Heritage Center including our oldest book (written in 1555), a trephining kit, a bleeding bowl and a 1907 scrapbook from the Ohio Medical University among many other artifacts. Stop by on Wednesday, May 6 between 1:00 – 3 p.m. in Room 580 of Prior Hall located at 376 West 10th Avenue.
The Billy Ireland Cartoon Library and Museum, 1:00 - 5:00 p.m.
**LIMITED OPPORTUNITY** OSU is home to the world’s largest collection of comic book and cartoon art, at the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library and Museum! Stop in to see original comic art including Bill Watterson’s Calvin & Hobbes, Charles Schulz’s Peanuts, Jeff Smith’s Bone, works by P. Craig Russell, acclaimed illustrator of The Sandman, Hellboy and Coraline and many more! Located at Sullivant Hall, May 5-9 from 1:00 - 5:00 p.m.
See the Underground Steam Tunnels, RPAC, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
**LIMITED OPPORTUNITY** OSU has miles of underground tunnels that connect the university's heating, cooling and telecommunications, but have you ever wanted to see what they look like and how they work? Visit the RPAC Sport Shop on the ground floor for a unique opportunity to get a short guided tour. Available May 5-7 from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. each day. *Please note: Children must be at least 13 and 54" tall; ALL must wear closed-toe shoes--no heels or flip-flops are allowed.
Senior Toast, Longaberger Alumni House, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Join your fellow classmates and Alumni Association CEO Archie Griffin to toast your accomplishments at this evening reception! The event will be held at the Longaberger Alumni House and begins at 6:00 p.m.
OSU Planetarium Tour, 7:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m.
**SIGN-UP REQUIRED** Explore what few students have the opportunity to see and get an out-of-this world experience. There will be a total of four planetarium shows at Smith Lab: May 6 at 7:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m., and May 7 at 7:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. Sign up links will be posted shortly. Meet on the fifth floor of Smith Lab for the showings.
Thursday, May 7
Where Will You Be T-Shirt Giveaway
Come grab a free t-shirt from the Ohio Union Alumni Association satellite office between the hours of 9:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. You will be able to connect with other OSU grads that are going to the same city you are, as well as grab information about how to stay connected to Ohio State after graduation!
The Billy Ireland Cartoon Library and Museum, 1:00 - 5:00 p.m.
**LIMITED OPPORTUNITY** OSU is home to the world’s largest collection of comic book and cartoon art, at the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library and Museum! Stop in to see original comic art including Bill Watterson’s Calvin & Hobbes, Charles Schulz’s Peanuts, Jeff Smith’s Bone, works by P. Craig Russell, acclaimed illustrator of The Sandman, Hellboy and Coraline and many more! Located at Sullivant Hall, May 5-9 from 1:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Schottenstein Center Tours, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Come out on May 7 and 8 from 1:00 – 4 p.m. to tour the Big Ten's largest arena. Get a backstage look at the over 770,000 square feet venue that hosts over 1 million guests per year. Meet at the Northeast Rotunda of the Schottenstein Center.
See the Underground Steam Tunnels, RPAC, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
**LIMITED OPPORTUNITY** OSU has miles of underground tunnels that connect the university's heating, cooling and telecommunications, but have you ever wanted to see what they look like and how they work? Visit the RPAC Sport Shop on the ground floor for a unique opportunity to get a short guided tour. Available May 5-7 from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. each day. *Please note: Children must be at least 13 and 54" tall; ALL must wear closed-toe shoes--no heels or flip-flops are allowed.
OSU Planetarium Tour, 7:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m.
**SIGN-UP REQUIRED** Explore what few students have the opportunity to see and get an out-of-this world experience. There will be a total of four planetarium shows at Smith Lab: May 6 at 7:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m., and May 7 at 7:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. Sign up links will be posted shortly. Meet on the fifth floor of Smith Lab for the showings.
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