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Commencement

The Board of Trustees, Faculty, Staff and Students of Hocking College invite you to the forty-fifth Annual Commencement Ceremonies on Friday May 8th and Saturday May 9th, 2015 at the Hocking College Student Center in Nelsonville, Ohio.

7:00 p.m. Ceremony, Friday, May 8, 2015

  • School of Health and Safety

10:30 a.m. Ceremony, Saturday, May 9, 2015

  • School of Natural Resources

2:30 p.m. Ceremony, Saturday, May 9, 2015

  • School of Arts and Sciences
  • School of Hospitality, Entrepreneurship, Engineering and Technology

Students may invite as many people to the ceremony as they wish, as the event does not require a ticket. Students will receive two graduation announcements with their caps and gowns. Additional announcements will be available to purchase through www.keyplusinc.com. Members of Phi Theta Kappa can earn their graduation stole through their chapter or purchase one at ptk.org. Members of Alpha Mu Delta can purchase or rent a graduation stole from their chapter.

A reception following each commencement exercise will be held in the lobby of the Student Center.

Information for Graduates

Cap and Gown Ordering

Pick-up your cap and gown at the Hocking College Bookstore from April 20 through May 8th, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Your college account must have a zero balance in order to pick-up your cap and gown.

Obtain your cap and gown, available in a variety of sizes at no charge to graduates. Caps and gowns must be ordered through www.keyplusinc.com. Select "College Gown Selection" on the left side of the page, then select "Hocking College Cap and Gown Order Form" on the right side or visit the Hocking College Order Form directly.

Cap and Gown Pick-up

Pick-up your cap and gown at the Hocking College Bookstore from April 20 through May 8th, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Your college account must have a zero balance in order to pick-up your cap and gown.

Graduation Practice

All graduates participating in commencement are required to attend one practice, regardless of ceremony time.

Tuesday, May 5 or Wednesday, May 6, from 12-1 p.m. or 4-5 p.m.

Student Center Multiplex

Graduation Day Services

  • Photos: Graduation Foto
  • Graduation DVD: DVD copies of the ceremony are available from Harry Tompkins for $30. Contact harry.tompkins@gmail.com
  • Reception: Graduates and graduation guests are invited to attend a Sweet Success Reception in the lobby of the Student Center immediately following the graduation ceremonies.
  • Due to the recent fire on the Historic Nelsonville Square, Rhapsody Restaurant will not be open during commencement weekend. There are a number of dining options in Nelsonville, including the Rocky Boot Grill, Tammy's Country Kitchen and Los Mariachi's as well as traditional fast food and pizza restaurants.
  • Flowers: To pre-order flowers call the Nelsonville Flower Shop at 740.753.9502
Commencement
Commencement Ceremonies and Graduation Practice
Giles Lee
E-mail
740.753.6539

Account Balance/Status of Graduation Application
Adeana Meadows
E-mail
740.753.7122

Caps & Gowns
Leeanna Potts
E-mail
740.753.6185