2018 Spring Hooding Activities:

  • Send-Off

Friday, April 27, 2018
4:00 p.m. | Saxbe Auditorium
*Cap and Gown pick up 12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. – Drinko Portico*

  • Pre-Hooding Reception

Thursday, May 10, 2018
5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. | The Ohio Statehouse Atrium | 1 Capitol Square
Sponsored by the Moritz Office of Alumni Affairs and the Moritz Student Bar Association

  • Honors Convocation

Friday, May 11, 2018
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. | Mershon Auditorium | 1871 N. High St.

  • Spring Hooding Ceremony

Friday, May 11, 2018
2:00 p.m. | Mershon Auditorium | 1871 N. High St.
*Mershon Auditorium opens for general seating at 1:00 p.m.*


Seating for Honors Convocation and Hooding Ceremony is unlimited. No tickets will be issued.
Ohio Union special event parking will be available during Honors Convocation and Hooding Ceremony. Special event parking is $5 cash.

Important Links:

  • Ceremony Instructions 
    • The College of Moritz Ceremony guidelines.
  • Honors Convocation
    • Dean Alan Michaels will open the Honors Convocation to celebrate with family, friends, and Moritz College of Law staff and faculty the achievements of the class of 2018. Students who have received awards during their time at Moritz will be recognized on stage with certificates.
  • Send-Off
    • The class photo will be taken and a short presentation including announcement of professor and staff person of the year selected by the Class of 2018.


 For Information on The Ohio State University Spring Commencement, visit: