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Saturday, May 7, 2016 at 2 pm The ceremony will run for approximately two and a half (2 ½) hours. Tickets are required for admission.
Doors open at 12:30 pm. Families and guests are encouraged to arrive early as there is no reserved seating. Please enter the Capital Center through the Pleasant Ridge Avenue (west) doors that are closest to Main Street.
Family members and friends who are unable to attend the ceremony can view it live online at www.capital.edu/live. Webcast coverage of Capital’s 166th Commencement ceremony will begin at 1:55 pm. Beginning a week after Commencement, a video of the ceremony will be available there to view on-demand.
The 2016 Baccalaureate Service will be held on Saturday, May 7 at 10 am in Mees Auditorium. All students and their families and guests are invited to attend this Inter-faith ecumenical service.
August 2015 and December 2015 graduates are eligible and invited to participate in the May 7, 2016 Commencement Ceremony, along with the May 2016 graduates.
Each graduate must contact the Registrar's Office to indicate their participation in the graduation ceremony.After fulfilling all degree requirements, each graduate will receive five (5) guest tickets to the Ceremony.
If you require additional tickets, or for further ticket information, please contact Conference Services at 614-236-6200 or firstname.lastname@example.org.For degree requirement information, please contact the Registrar's Office at 614-236-6150 or email@example.com.
Preceding the Commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 7, 2016, graduates are invited to bring their families and guests to the Family and Graduate Brunch.» Learn more about the Family and Graduate Brunch.
Visit our Directions and Maps page for more details on how to get to campus.We also offer a list of area hotels for those who need overnight accommodations.
Parking on Capital's Main Campus During CommencementVisitors may park in any campus lot, provided the spaces are not marked handicap or reserved. The North side of the "S-1" lot will have a limited number of spaces for Mobility Impaired Parking. These spaces are accessible by a special Mobility Impaired Parking Pass. These passes are limited to one per family. Please make your requests to the Conference Services office by April 22, 2016.For further information, please contact Conference Services by phone at 614-236-6200 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
There will be areas specially designated for handicapped seating. The day of the ceremony, please locate an usher for assistance.A sign language interpreter will be available for those who are hearing impaired. The day of the ceremony, please locate an usher for assistance.Baby-sitting will not be provided. You are encouraged to take children out of the Field House to The Capital Center Arena if they become restless during the ceremony.Please silence your wireless phone during the ceremony.