Graduation Contact Information

General Questions

  • Brandee Bates Kern
    Director of Donor Experience and Stewardship
    Office of University Advancement
    (937) 327-6405


  • The Registrar’s Office staff is available to respond to any questions or concerns regarding diplomas and graduation eligibility. Please call (937) 327-6131 or contact via email at

Graduation Flowers

  • Charlotte Hurst, Executive Assistant for Student Development, at or at (937) 327-7806 can answer questions regarding Mortar Board flowers being available during in-person exercise, or click here to order flowers online.


  • Tickets will be required for an indoor ceremony. Each graduate will receive 6 tickets. Tickets will be available for pick-up during the Senior Salute event on Thursday, April 20, 2023 (rain date April 27, 2023). Please have your student ID ready. Extra tickets may be requested, but are not guaranteed. If you have questions or concerns, please contact Brandee Bates Kern at To order extra tickets, click here.


  • If in doubt as to the location of Commencement Exercises on Saturday morning, due to weather, please call (937) 327-6231 after 8:30 a.m. on the day of the event.

Commencement March

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