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Commencement Week: Candlelight Ceremony

Date: Thursday, December 14, 2023, 5:30 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Location: Longaberger Alumni House, 2200 Olentangy River Rd Columbus, OH 43210

Cost: Free

All graduating students, their families and guests are invited to the Commencement Eve Candlelight, which will be held on Thursday, December 14, 2023 at 6 pm at the Longaberger Alumni House.

Join us starting at 5:30pm for festivities and food to celebrate our graduates. Guest speakers include Acting President of The Ohio State University Dr. Peter Mohler, Senior Vice President of Student Life Dr. Melissa Shivers, and President and CEO of The Ohio State Alumni Association Molly Ranz-Calhoun.



If you require an accommodation such as live captioning or interpretation to participate in this event, please contact Rae Toran at or 614-247-8200. Requests made one week in advance of the event will generally allow us to provide seamless access, but the university will make every effort to meet requests made after this date.

Sensory Notice

  • Large Group

    Event attendees may number in the hundreds.

  • Loud Noises / Hearing

    Event volume may be heightened with sound amplification, pyrotechnics, or the sounds from a large crowd.

  • Social Interaction

    Event may include group activities, handshakes, and/or require attendee interaction.

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Rae Toran