If you have any questions, please contact
or call (740) 397-9000, ext. 4200/4210.
Tickets and Reserved Seating:
No tickets are required for admission to the Baccalaureate Service. All graduates and families are encouraged to attend.
Tickets are required for admission to the morning Commencement ceremonies between 8:00 and 9:30 a.m. Tickets will be distributed to each graduate for commencement. Seats in the auditorium cannot be reserved. Infants and toddlers (age 3 and under) who will either be held or be seated on an adult's lap are not required to have a ticket to gain entrance to the auditorium. Guests without tickets may sit in any available seating in the chapel auditorium after 9:30 a.m. for the morning ceremony. Overflow seating and guests without tickets may also be seated in Thorne Performance Hall with closed circuit television broadcasting the commencement ceremonies.
No tickets are required for admission to the afternoon Commencement ceremony and the doors will open at 1:00 p.m. Seats in the auditorium cannot be reserved. Overflow seating will be available in Thorne Performance Hall with closed circuit television broadcasting the ceremony.
The commencement ceremony will be available via live video streaming at
A DVD of the Baccalaureate worship service and Commencement ceremony may be purchased online from the Cougar Corner Campus Store at
cougarcornerstore.com, or you can call 740-397-9000, extension 4457. The cost is $9.99 each. Shipping is $6.99. Allow six (6) weeks for production. Online and phone orders require a credit card.
The graduates have contracted a professional photographer for photographs. To minimize confusion and congestion during the awarding of degrees, please restrict personal photographs to graduates off-stage. We also ask that camera tripods not restrict the safety and convenience of our guests as they move through aisles. Please respect those who are trying to view the ceremonies from auditorium seating.
All pictures will be available online for viewing and ordering at
Once at the site, please click
the link labeled "Log into our
store here" at the bottom of the
homepage. Pictures will be
online within 72 hours and will be available until December 2017. If you
have questions about
photography, please contact
Seavolt's Studio at
Legacy Family Photo:
The legacy family photo (graduates whose parents/grandparents attended MVNU) will take place by the stage in the front of the chapel auditorium 15 minutes following the morning commencement ceremony.
Request a Press Release:
If you are graduating or have a student graduating, you may request a press release be sent about this accomplishment to the newspaper of your choice. Or, we can send it to your home and you can distribute it with a photo. Please fill out the
online form completely to request this service. Traditional undergrads: You can also include your dean's list and awards convocation information at this time. If you have questions, call 740-397-9000, ext. 4347.
MVNU's Campus Safety staff will assist with parking, and shuttle vans will run between the Chapel and the remote parking lots. We respectfully request that you do not park on the lawns.
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