Security Precautions

Graduates should arrive on campus by 1:00 PM and report to the Auxiliary Gym in cap and gown.

Graduates should be sure to be in the appropriate place in line no later than 1:15 PM. You will not be able to join the class processional lines after the class has left the Auxiliary Gym.

Only graduates and college personnel are permitted in the Auxiliary Gym.

Continuing Security Measure
Anyone entering the Schottestein Center must do so through walk-through magnetometers (metal detectors). Guests will not be required to remove shoes or belts but will be asked to take metal objects (mobile devices, keys) out of their pockets. For more information about the security screen process, please click here.

Prohibited Items:

  • Alcohol
  • Coolers
  • Backpacks
  • Large handbags
  • Noisemaking devices
  • Mace, pepper spray, aerosol cans or similar substances
  • Banners or Signs
  • Sticks or poles
  • Weapons or items that mimic weapons including, but not limited to: lighters, matches, firearms (including CCW permit holders), fireworks, pocket knives, knives, spiked bracelets, brass knuckles, martial arts weapons, stun guns, squirt guns, super soakers, rope and chains
  • Any item deemed dangerous or inappropriate

Permitted Items:

  • Cameras
  • Video recorders
  • Small handbags (14" x 14" x 4" or smaller)
    Pagers
    Cell phones

All information is subject to change. We recommend checking back periodically for current information.