Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Where/how do I get my university transcripts? Visit the registrar's ordering site.
  2. Can I enroll in classes at another institution during my last semester at Ohio State? Consult with a College Academic Counselor to ensure the course will meet degree requirements. Notify of any expected transfer credit in the term of your graduation.
Commencement and Rehearsal
  1. Where is the Jerome Schottenstein Center? Click here to view map
  2. How do I get my graduation cap, gown, and tassel? Caps, gowns, and your maize tassel can be purchased at the Ohio State Bookstore.
  3. Where do I get invitations for my graduation? Graduation announcements are available for purchase from the Ohio State Bookstore.
  4. Can I attend graduation without going to the rehearsal the Friday before? Please contact CFAES Academic Affairs if you will be unable to attend rehearsal.
  5. Do my friends and family need tickets to commencement? Depending on the semester, you may or may not need tickets for your guests. All ticketing is managed through the Commencement Office
  6. What is the tassel color for CFAES? Maize (gold).
  7. I'm not attending Commencement. How do I get my diploma? Complete the Commencement Excusal Form and submit it to CFAES Academic Affairs
  1. How do I graduate with honors research distinction from the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences? View the requirements.
  2. What are the requirements for Latin Honors? View the requirements. 
  3. How do I graduate with research distinction from the College of  Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences? View the requirements.
Graduation Application
  1. When do I need to have my application for graduation submitted? Submission guidelines are listed on the Application to Graduate page. While applications are accepted after these dates, you will miss out on the benefits of a timely application. No applications are accepted after the 10th week of the graduating term.
  2. Where can I get an application for graduation? Click here to complete the online application.
  3. What if I change my mind about the semester I want to graduate? Email
  4. What if I change my plan for courses after I submit my application? Email