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. Sign up for the May 6 7:00 p.m. show at http://ow.ly/Mg45R and the May 6 8:00 p.m. show at http://ow.ly/Mg49N. 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. Sign up for the May 7 7:00 p.m. show at http://ow.ly/Mg4cx and the May 7 8:00 p.m. show at http://ow.ly/Mg4eG. Meet on the fifth floor of Smith Lab for the showings.
Friday, May 8
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!
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.
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.
Time and Change Tailgate, South Lawn of St. John Arena, Immediately Following Commencement Rehearsal
Come enjoy food, music and door prizes immediately following Commencement Rehearsal at the South Lawn of St. John Arena. Kick back and relax with the Class of 2015 and the Alumni Association as you celebrate your time at Ohio State with friends and prepare for the change to come! The first 1,000 students get an exclusive OSU Alumni glass mug.
Saturday, May 9
Ohio Stadium Tour, 12:00pm-6:00pm
Don't miss this opportunity to tour Ohio Stadium with your family and friends, 12:00 - 6:00 p.m.! Enter through the North Rotunda and explore the Horseshoe, including the Marching Band Center, press boxes, and special event areas.
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.
Candlelight Ceremony, Oval, 9:00 - 10:00 p.m.
All graduating undergraduate, graduate and professional students as well as their families and guests are invited to the Oval for a candlelight ceremony, where graduates will receive a class pin available exclusively at the event. Ohio State’s Vice President for Student Life, Dr. Javaune Adams-Gaston as well as President Michael Drake will offer remarks. The event will include a candlelight rendition of “Carmen Ohio” and the opportunity to reflect on graduates’ journey at Ohio State.
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