Hooding


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2020 Spring Hooding
Honors Convocation and Hooding Ceremony
Friday, May 8, 2020
Mershon Auditorium | 1871 N. High Street | Details TBD


2019 Spring Hooding Activities:

Pre-Hooding Reception
Sponsored by SBA
Thursday, May 9, 2019
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm | Trism and Leo’s | 1636 N. High Street

Class of 2019 Hooding Ceremony Live Stream
*This link will be live the day of Hooding

Honors Convocation
Friday, May 10, 2019
10:00 am | Mershon Auditorium | 1871 N. High Street

Hooding Ceremony
Friday, May 10, 2019
2:00 pm | Mershon Auditorium | 1871 N. High Street

Hooding Reception
Friday, May 10, 2019
Drinko Hall – Immediately following the Hooding Ceremony
Sponsored by Moritz Alumni Relations
Hooding Reception Registration


Guests do not need tickets for Honors Convocation or the Hooding Ceremony. Mershon Auditorium opens (general seating) at 9:00 am for Honors Convocation and at 1:00 pm for the Hooding Ceremony. 

Accessibility—Mershon Auditorium does not have an elevator. Main floor accessible seating is available for patrons with limited mobility or those using wheelchairs, and their companions. Current ADA standards limit companion seating to 3 people maximum, so making arrangements in advance and arriving early is preferable whenever possible. To make ADA arrangements, contact Patron Services Manager Helyn Marshall or call (614) 688-3890

Parking Ohio Union special event parking will be available during Honors Convocation and the Hooding Ceremony. Special event parking is $5 cash.

Area Hotels – Information on local hotels can be found on the University Hospitality District website as well as the  Experience Columbus – Hotels website.

Video Stream – For family and friends unable to attend the Hooding Ceremony, a video stream will be available during the event. Visit this link to the video stream on the day of Hooding.

Ohio State University Commencement – Visit this link for information related to The Ohio State University Spring Commencement activities