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Columbus State Community College holds Commencement Ceremonies two times a year, on the last Friday of Autumn and Spring Semesters. To view the program of past ceremonies, please visit the programs section. Watch graduation live! View livestream.
2019 Commencement Ceremony
Spring Semester 2019
Friday, May 10, 2019
Celeste Center at the Ohio Expo Center
Commencement SP19 Ceremony Details
When: Ceremony begins at 10 a.m. (Graduates should arrive at 8:30 a.m. to check in)
Where: Celeste Center- Ohio Expo Center/State Fairgrounds - 717 E. 17th Ave., Columbus, Ohio 43211
Parking: $5 event parking at the Expo Center. There will be a re-route to help with traffic on 17th. You can download the map here.
Caps and Gowns: Caps and gowns may be ordered from the Columbus State Bookstore. The cost of the cap, gown and Columbus State tassel is $34.99. Graduates may purchase their attire at the Bookstore or online. There is no charge for cords.
Guest Tickets: not required
Accesible Seating: provided
Interpreting & Captioning Services: provided
Photography: Bruce Heflin Photography-images available to view online after ceremony at www.mypicturesnow.com
Commencement Address: David Brown, Founder and Creative Director, Harmony Project
The program will be posted online, in the programs section, when it is finalized the week of the ceremony.
The Graduation Ceremony will be live streamed on the web, beginning at 10:00 a.m.