​University of Findlay Commencement Frequently Asked Questions​

Academic Regalia

All graduates must wear appropriate apparel in order to participate in commencement. Please place your order 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.


You may call the bookstore at 419-434-4561 or stop by at your convenience to place your order. Orders may be picked up beginning  April 21, at Senior Salute or during the normal business hours at the bookstore.


Griffith Memorial Arch Ceremony

Immediately following the conclusion of the graduate ceremony and at the conclusion of the undergraduate ceremony will be the traditional arch ceremony.


A recessional will be played, and graduates will be led in a formal line of march through the Griffith Memorial Arch in front of Old Main, marking the completion of your time at the University of Findlay and your entry into the world beyond. If you recall, many of you, as freshmen, marched in through the arch just before classes began to signify your beginning at UF.


Academic Requirements

Be sure you have met all academic requirements by contacting the Office of the Registrar at 419-434-4556.


Alumni Association

Graduates automatically become members of the Alumni Association. We invite and encourage you to become an active member. For information and services, please contact the Wolfe Center for Alumni, Parents and Friends at 419-434-4589 or 419-434-4008​ or visit www.findlay.edu/alumni.



You may purchase announcements through the University Bookstore at 419-434-4561.​


Disability Accommodations

Parking for cars with handicap placards/plates will be available in front (east side) and behind the Koehler Fitness and Recreation Complex (west side). 

Wheelchair seating and three (3) marked, adjacent companion seats will be available throughout the ceremony floorplan and designated by signs. If your party has more guests than the number of provided companion seats and would like to sit together, your party will need to arrive early as all seating is first come, first serve. In order to better estimate the needed number of wheelchair/companion seating required, we invite you to call the Office of Accommodation and Inclusion at 419-434-5122.

Closed captioning is available during the ceremonies. 

For additional accommodation requests, Office of Accommodation and Inclusion, at 419-434-51​22. 


Purchase flowers, graduation teddy bears, and class shirts for your graduate.

Please pre-order your t-shirts with a list of the UF Class of 2024 on the back by April 22.


The University of Findlay Bookstore & Great Scot, Petals Flower Shop will be on hand before graduation selling Rose and UF Fun Flower Bouquets.  Flowers will be cash-only sales.


Outstanding Bills

Make sure all financial requirements of the University have been satisfied by contacting the Business Office at 419-434-4690.



We have arranged for a photo to be taken of each graduate receiving his or her diploma. Please allow two weeks for delivery of proofs. You may also order online at graduationfoto.com. Photos of the arch ceremony may be downloaded by going to flickr.com/photos/uf_images/​


Watch Live!

The ceremonies will broadcast live on UFTV's YouTube Channel.