Creating the Extraordinary Student Experience : Office of Student Life

Sunday, May 1
Grad Cap Craft Night, 4:00-7:00 pm
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 from 4:00-7:00 pm. 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. Feel free to bring your family and friends.
Monday, May 2
Free Graduation T-Shirt Give Away, 9 am- 7 pm
Hey Seniors, want to connect with Ohio State Alumni in the area surrounding where you will be after graduation? Stop by the OSUAA Satellite Office (to the right of Information Desk) in the Union from 05/01-05/07 to take a quick survey and you'll receive a FREE T-shirt! The office is open 9 am-7 pm. Buckeye connections and clothes.. what more could you want?
Archives Tour, 2:00-4:00 pm
**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 on Monday, May 2 from 2:00–4:00 pm. Feel free to bring your family and friends.
Tuesday, May 3
Free Graduation T-Shirt Give Away, 9 am- 7 pm
Hey Seniors, want to connect with Ohio State Alumni in the area surrounding where you will be after graduation? Stop by the OSUAA Satellite Office (to the right of Information Desk) in the Union from 05/01-05/07 to take a quick survey and you'll receive a FREE T-shirt! The office is open 9 am-7 pm. Buckeye connections and clothes.. what more could you want?
Billy Ireland Cartoon Library and Museum Open House, 1:00-5:00 pm
**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 3-7 from 1:00 - 5:00 pm. Feel free to bring your family and friends.
Wednesday, May 4
Free Graduation T-Shirt Give Away, 9 am- 7 pm
Hey Seniors, want to connect with Ohio State Alumni in the area surrounding where you will be after graduation? Stop by the OSUAA Satellite Office (to the right of Information Desk) in the Union from 05/01-05/07 to take a quick survey and you'll receive a FREE T-shirt! The office is open 9 am-7 pm. Buckeye connections and clothes.. what more could you want?
Thompson Library Special Collections Open House, 11:00 am-4:00 pm
**LIMITED OPPORTUNITY** Visit the Thompson Library Room 105 on Wednesday May 4 anytime between 11:00 am – 4 pm 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 Theater Research Institute. Feel free to bring your family and friends.
Medical Heritage Center Open House, 1:00-3:00 pm
**LIMITED OPPORTUNITY** Come see the treasures from the collections of the Medical Heritage Center including their oldest book from 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 4 between 1:00 – 3:00 pm in Room 580 of Prior Hall located at 376 West 10th Avenue. Feel free to bring your family and friends.
Billy Ireland Cartoon Library and Museum Open House, 1:00-5:00 pm
**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 3-7 from 1:00 - 5:00 pm. Feel free to bring your family and friends.
Senior Toast, Longaberger Alumni House, 6:00-8:00 pm
Join your fellow classmates and Alumni Association CEO 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 Shows, 7:00-8:00 pm & 8:00-9:00 pm (Smith Lab 5031)
**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 4, 7:00 pm show at and the May 4, 8:00 pm show at. You can also bring your family and friends with you. Make sure you reserve a spot for them as well. Planetarium location: Smith Lab 5031.
Thursday, May 5
Free Graduation T-Shirt Give Away, 9 am- 7 pm
Hey Seniors, want to connect with Ohio State Alumni in the area surrounding where you will be after graduation? Stop by the OSUAA Satellite Office (to the right of Information Desk) in the Union from 05/01-05/07 to take a quick survey and you'll receive a FREE T-shirt! The office is open 9 am-7 pm. Buckeye connections and clothes.. what more could you want?
Billy Ireland Cartoon Library and Museum Open House, 1:00-5:00 pm
**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 3-7 from 1:00 - 5:00 pm. Feel free to bring your family and friends.
OSU Planetarium Shows, 7:00-8:00 pm & 8:00-9:00 pm (Smith Lab 5031)
**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 5, 7:00 pm show at and the May 5, 8:00 pm show at. You can also bring your family and friends with you. Make sure you reserve a spot for them as well. Planetarium location: Smith Lab 5031.
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