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Image: Students during commencement ceremony

Hiram College’s Commencement is a formal ceremony celebrating the past years’ accomplishments. It is during this ceremony that the undergraduates and graduates will each receive a diploma folder and have their degrees officially conferred. The official diploma will be mailed to the graduate’s mailing address as listed with the Registrar’s Office upon final grade and degree processing within four to six weeks after Commencement.

The 2023 Commencement ceremony will be held Saturday, May 13, 2023 in Martin Field House. 6 Guests will be permitted to enter Martin Field House. Additional guests will be able to attend the Commencement Watch Party on Charles A. Henry Field.   Please refer to the Registration and Tickets page for more details. 

Please refer to the Commencement Day Schedule for a complete up-to-date list of the Commencement day events and activities.

Complete schedules of these celebrations can be found through the embedded links above or directly from the website pages shown in the right hand column. Schedules are updated as details are finalized.

If you have questions or need assistance, please call the Events Office at 330-569-5900 or e-mail at