Sunday, April 27
Grad Cap Craft Night - Ohio Union Great Hall Meeting Rooms, 5-8pm
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 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, April 28
Graduating students: FREE Commencement T-Shirt!
The Alumni Association will be distributing free Commencement T-Shirts to graduating students from April 28 - May 2. Graduating students are asked to bring their Buck ID to receive a free shirt from the Alumni Association satellite office on the first floor of the Ohio Union during Commencement Week. *Limited quantities are available and only distributed to graduating students.
Things Never Got to See Tour - Various Times & Locations
Are there places on campus you have always heard about, but never had the chance to find? Well now is your chance! Most of the locations on the "Things You Never Got to See Tour" are self-guided and can be visited as your own schedule permits. Other locations have limited hours, so please note that in each description. There is no RSVP necessary to participate. Visit the tour page for complete details on all the stops.
C-Week Speak
Graduating students, celebrate the end of finals with the Class of 2013 by sharing your parting thoughts on the screens in the Ohio Union. Participation is easy, if you are a Twitter user, simply use the hash tag #OSUGrad and your messages will appear on the screens.
Tuesday, April 29
The Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum
**LIMITED OPPORTUNITY** OSU is home to the world’s largest collection of comic book and cartoon art, at the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & 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, April 29-May 4 from 1-5pm.
Graduating students: FREE Commencement T-Shirt!
The Alumni Association will be distributing free Commencement T-Shirts to graduating students from April 28 - May 2. Graduating students are asked to bring their Buck ID to receive a free shirt from the Alumni Association satellite office on the first floor of the Ohio Union during Commencement Week. *Limited quantities are available and only distributed to graduating students.
Things You Never Got to See Tour – Various Times & Locations
Are there places on campus you have always heard about, but never had the chance to find? Well now is your chance! Most of the locations on the "Things You Never Got to See Tour" are self-guided and can be visited as your own schedule permits. Other locations have limited hours, so please note that in each description. There is no RSVP necessary to participate. Visit the tour page for complete details on all the stops.
See the Underground Steam Tunnels - RPAC, 2:00-4:00pm
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 April 29, April 30, and May 1 from 2:00pm to 4:00pm each day. *Please note: Children must be at least 13 and 54" tall; ALL must wear closed-toe shoes, no heels or flip-flops.
C-Week Speak
Graduating students, celebrate the end of finals with the Class of 2013 by sharing your parting thoughts on the screens in the Ohio Union. Participation is easy, if you are a Twitter user, simply use the hash tag #OSUGrad and your messages will appear on the screens.
Wednesday, April 30
The Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum
**LIMITED OPPORTUNITY** OSU is home to the world’s largest collection of comic book and cartoon art, at the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & 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, April 29-May 4 from 1-5pm.
Graduating students: FREE Commencement T-Shirt!
The Alumni Association will be distributing free Commencement T-Shirts to graduating students from April 28 - May 2. Graduating students are asked to bring their Buck ID to receive a free shirt from the Alumni Association satellite office on the first floor of the Ohio Union during Commencement Week. *Limited quantities are available and only distributed to graduating students.
Thompson Special Collections Tour
**LIMITED OPPORTUNITY** Visit Thompson Library room 105 on Wednesday, April 30th from 11am-4pm 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
**LIMITED OPPORTUNITY** Come see treasures from the collections of the Medical Heritage Center including our oldest book 'De humani corporis fabrica libri septem (On the fabric of the human body in seven books)' written by Andreas Vesalius in 1555 and a 1907 scrapbook from Ohio Medical University. Only available Wednesday April 30 from 1-3pm at the Prior Health Sciences Library room 580.
Things You Never Got to See Tour – Various Times & Locations
Are there places on campus you have always heard about, but never had the chance to find? Well now is your chance! Most of the locations on the "Things You Never Got to See Tour" are self-guided and can be visited as your own schedule permits. Other locations have limited hours, so please note that in each description. There is no RSVP necessary to participate. Visit the tour page for complete details on all the stops.
See the Underground Steam Tunnels - RPAC, 2:00-4:00pm
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 April 29, April 30, and May 1 from 2:00pm to 4:00pm each day. *Please note: Children must be at least 13 and 54" tall; ALL must wear closed-toe shoes, no heels or flip-flops.
Treasures of the Archives and Book Depository
**LIMITED OPPORTUNITY** You are invited to see material from the Byrd Polar Research Center Archival Program, Ohio Congressional Archives, and 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 Wednesday, April 30th from 2-4pm.
GraduAsian Celebration- Ohio Union Great Hall Meeting Rooms, 5:30-7:30pm
We invite you to be a part of the annual GraduAsian Celebration to honor OSU's Asian/Asian American graduates and reflect on the year. The Asian/Asian American student communities on campus contribute significantly to the social, educational, and cultural fabric of campus life. This annual program honors their important achievements and contributions. Located in the Great Hall Meeting Rooms in the Ohio Union. Open to undergraduate and graduate students, and those wishing to show their support. Registration link coming soon! For more information, contact Annabelle Estera in the Student Life Multicultural Center. Annabelle Estera Student Life Multicultural Center estera.4@osu.edu
C-Week Speak
Graduating students, celebrate the end of finals with the Class of 2013 by sharing your parting thoughts on the screens in the Ohio Union. Participation is easy, if you are a Twitter user, simply use the hash tag #OSUGrad and your messages will appear on the screens.
Thursday, May 1
Graduating students: FREE Commencement T-Shirt!
The Alumni Association will be distributing free Commencement T-Shirts to graduating students from April 28 - May 2. Graduating students are asked to bring their Buck ID to receive a free shirt from the Alumni Association satellite office on the first floor of the Ohio Union during Commencement Week. *Limited quantities are available and only distributed to graduating students.
Things You Never Got to See Tour – Various Times & Locations
Are there places on campus you have always heard about, but never had the chance to find? Well now is your chance! Most of the locations on the "Things You Never Got to See Tour" are self-guided and can be visited as your own schedule permits. Other locations have limited hours, so please note that in each description. There is no RSVP necessary to participate. Visit the tour page for complete details on all the stops.
The Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum
**LIMITED OPPORTUNITY** OSU is home to the world’s largest collection of comic book and cartoon art, at the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & 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, April 29-May 4 from 1-5pm.
See the Underground Steam Tunnels - RPAC, 2:00-4:00pm
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 April 29, April 30, and May 1 from 2:00pm to 4:00pm each day. *Please note: Children must be at least 13 and 54" tall; ALL must wear closed-toe shoes, no heels or flip-flops.
Climb the Orton Bell Tower, 5-8pm
You've heard them chime every 15 minutes on the Oval, now see how the famed Orton Chimes work. Available only on Thursday, May 1, 5-8 pm. Meet in the lobby of Orton Hall during the specified time for this opportunity. Space is limited.
C-Week Speak
Graduating students, celebrate the end of finals with the Class of 2013 by sharing your parting thoughts on the screens in the Ohio Union. Participation is easy, if you are a Twitter user, simply use the hash tag #OSUGrad and your messages will appear on the screens.
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