​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​University of ​Findlay ​Commencement Information

Digital Ceremony Programs

Undergraduate_Commencement Program_2022_Web.pdf

e-Commencement Events

President's Reception for Graduating Students

Friday, May 6 • 4 - 6 p.m.  
Hosted by President Katherine Fell, Ph.D, and Mr. Fell, and the Parents Executive Council

Baccalaureate Worship Service

Friday, May 6, 2022   •   6 p.m.
Winebrenner, TLB Auditorium
Graduates and family members are invited to attend this ecumenical worship service. This religious service is organized and directed by graduating students​. Cap and gown are not required for this​ event.

Commencemen​t Events

Graduate Commencement Ceremony

Saturday, May 7, 2022   •   9 a.m.
Koehler Fitness and Recreation Complex, 1300 N. Main St., Findlay, OH
Saturday, May 7. Doors open at 8 a.m. for graduates, faculty, family and friends. Arch Ceremony to follow.​ Graduates are required to wear official UF regalia.

Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony

Saturday, May 7, 2022   •   3 p.m.
Koehler Fitness and Recreation Complex, 1300 N. Main St., Findlay, OH
Doors open at 2 p.m. with a formal procession to begin at 3 p.m. Arch Ceremony will follow at approximately 5 p.m. Graduates are required to wear official UF regalia.

Livestreaming by UFTV

UFTV will stream both of the Commencement and Arch Ceremonies live on their YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCts1hDk_sBfKmJ5gGysNJ4A

Arch Ceremonies

  • Families and friends who wish to observe the Arch Ceremony in-person may assemble on the lawn in front of Old Main at the conclusion of the Commencement Ceremonies. There will be a short pause after Commencement to allow time to arrive at the Arch.
  • Families and friends must stay within the designated boundaries to observe the ceremony. 
  • UF will have photographers at the Arch and will post photos of graduates to Flickr.
  • Following the conclusion of the Arch Ceremony, graduates and family are welcome to take pictures around campus and around the Arch.
  • The Arch Ceremonies will also be streamed live on the University's Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/universityfindlay

Commencement Brunch

University of Findlay families of 2022 graduating students are invited to join us for Commencement Brunch.

Saturday, May 7, 2022   •   11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Alumni Memorial Union

Enjoy a brunch buffet with your family and friends.

Adults:  $18

Children ages: 6 - 12: $9

Children 5 & under: free

Graduates: Complimentary

Registrations are​ required, please register by clicking on this link.​

​Order Commencement Regalia Now! 

Graduates are required to wear official UF regalia.

The last day to order will be April 29, 2022​.

  • Order your regalia through the University Bookstore at 301 Davis St., between the normal business hours of 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday-Friday or 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. on Saturday. (Graduates are required to wear official UF regalia.)
  • There is a $81 (tax included) charge for a full undergraduate commencement unit. The master’s commencement full unit price is $115 (tax included). All Pharm.D. and D.P.T. doctoral regalia will be $153 (tax included).
  • Late fees will be applied to all orders on the following dates: March 7 - $5, March 21 - $10, April 4 - $20. **No orders will be accepted after April 29, 2022
Order your regalia by downloading and returning this form to the UF Bookstore. You can email it to [email protected].

Order Flowers​

Family who would like to order flowers for their graduates can do so conveniently online. Please see this note from our vendor:

We are encouraging strongly customers to take advantage of our online pre-order service, to further contribute to a safe and efficient environment for your guests and our team members. We will have a contact-free customer experience for the guests who are simply picking up their pre-purchased and reserved product. The pre-order link for University of Findlay is: www.thecommencementgroup.com/universityoffindlay

Visit the Mazza Museum Gift Shop

University of Findlay's Mazza Museum will have open Gift Shop hours during commencement weekend! We hope to see you!

Mazza Museum Gift Shop Hours:

  • Friday, May 6:  1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Saturday, May 7:  10:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Commencement Questions? Email the Office of Academic Affairs at ​[email protected].


The University continues to monitor developments in the COVID-19 pandemic and remains in close contact with Hancock Public Health.​ For the most up-to-date information, you are encouraged to review the Oiler Start Safe & Stay Safe Plan.


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