Details Regarding AU's Spring 2019 Commencement

Details Regarding AU's Spring 2019 Commencement

Ashland University’s Spring 2019 Commencement will be held on May 4 at 10 a.m. at Jack Miller Stadium, located in the Dwight Schar Athletic Complex off Broad Street. The speaker for this event is Dr. Rick Warren, founder and senior pastor of Saddleback Church.

Students and faculty who are participating in the ceremony are to assemble on the Ferguson soccer field and track located southwest of Miller Stadium at 9 a.m. No tickets are needed for the ceremony held at Miller Stadium.

In the event of rain, the ceremony will be held in Kates Gymnasium inside the Physical Education Center. The location of commencement will be listed at the top of the AU homepage by 6:45 a.m. on Saturday, May 4. 

If the ceremony is indoors, lineup for undergraduate and graduate students as well as faculty will be at 9 a.m. in the Conard Field House and each undergraduate and graduate student will have three tickets to allow friends and family to attend an indoor ceremony. Tickets are packaged with the graduating students’ caps and gowns.

Overflow seating also will be available in the Student Center Eagles’ Nest, the Student Center Auditorium and the Chapel, where the ceremony will be broadcast live at each venue. The live stream of the event can be found at --

A buffet luncheon will be held in Myers Convocation Center following the graduation ceremony. Tickets are required for the buffet luncheon. Each graduate and two guests will receive this buffet at no charge. For additional guest graduation tickets, there is a $17 charge for adults, a $7.50 charge for children under 10 and no charge for children under 3. It is recommended that you purchase tickets by April 26, 2019, by ordering online from the bookstore website -- If you have questions, call Auxiliary Services at 419-289-5249.