Program Directory

The Ohio State University Autumn 2020 Commencement
Pre-ceremony program
Before the ceremony, you can tune in to a special video to celebrate the achievements of the Class of 2020 with messages from graduates and leaders across the university beginning at 1:30 p.m. on the livestream.

Melissa S. Shivers
Vice President for Student Life

National anthem
Please stand at the President's signal.

Commencement address
Jerry Revish
Pastor/Retired News Anchor

President's remarks

Conferring of degrees
The provost will ask the graduates from each college to rise and will present them to the president. When all colleges have been presented and are standing, the provost will confer the degrees.

Welcome to new alumni
Molly Ranz Calhoun
Senior Vice President for Alumni Relations
President and CEO, The Ohio State University Alumni Association, Inc.

Singing of "Carmen Ohio"
Graduates and guests will be led in the singing of the alma mater.


December 13, 2020