The Boonshoft School of Medicine will host their 41st annual commencement ceremony for the Class of 2021, their friends, and their families on May 2, 2021.
Please join us at the Nutter Center by ticket only or virtually on Wright State TV.
The following guidelines are being observed due to the COVID-19 guidelines set by the State of Ohio and the Wright State University COVID-19 Response Team. The capacity/use of the Wright State Nutter Center is greatly reduced. We will strictly adhere to these guidelines. We thank you for your cooperation and patience.
Doors will open 45-minutes before each ceremony.
Everyone must wear a mask, including all who are fully vaccinated.
Everyone must have a ticket to enter the Wright State Nutter Center. Tickets are specific for each ceremony and cannot be used for any ceremony, except the one specified on the ticket (there can be no exceptions). Graduates will receive their one (1) ticket for entry and up to four (4) family/guest tickets.
- Enter at McLin Entrance (graduates only) and park in lot #9
- Must have a ticket
- Must wear a mask
- Must have the appropriate robe/cap
- Check-in at the table in McLin Gym
- After check-in, proceed to the McLin Gym
- Guests will have no access to the arena floor
- Must enter at Gates #2, #3, and #4
- When the ceremony ends, please proceed to the nearest door to exit the arena
- All disability seating is at the top of the arena
Finding my Family/Graduate
- Meeting your family/graduate will be outside and away from the building
- Social distancing will be observed at all times
- This will allow us to clean/sanitize and set-up for the next ceremony
The commencement ceremony is a special event for all involved. It commemorates the completion of an educational goal by the graduate and allows family and friends to participate in a celebration of that completion. Please show respect for everyone who has come to share in the experience.
During the reading of graduate names, we ask graduates and their guests to be considerate in their applause so that all names are heard clearly and the ceremony is not disrupted.
Please remain for the entire ceremony.
Turn off or place your phone in silent mode to ensure that all guests may hear and enjoy the ceremony.
Guests with Disabilities
Seating for guests with disabilities and up to two members of their party is available on the concourse level. All seating is first-come, first-served, and reservations are not accepted. For those requiring Interpreter Services in Section 204, please email email@example.com.
Wright State University's Nutter Center recognizes the needs of guests with disabilities as defined by the American Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990. We continue to make every effort to comply with state and federal accessibility regulations and make reasonable accommodations for guests with disabilities.
Portions of Lots 1 and 2 are designated for our patrons with disabilities. In addition, extra handicap spaces in the designated lots and surrounding lots for physically challenged patrons may be held for this event. To park in these areas, it is necessary to display an official state handicap parking permit or handicap license plate. To ensure you are able to get to the appropriate location, it is very important that you speak with the parking attendants and tell them you require handicap parking. For special arrangements, please contact Wright State Nutter Center Event Services at 937-775-4743 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Entry to the Arena
There are access ramps for our physically challenged guests directly in front of the Box Office (near Gate 4).
Wright State University's Nutter Center provides wheelchairs at Guest Services. You may also ask a Wright State Nutter Center staff member for wheelchair assistance. Reservations are not required.
Wright State University's Nutter Center provides handrails on each stairway between all arena seating sections.
Accessible restrooms are located throughout the concourse.
There are several options for watching our commencement ceremonies without physically being there, including online options.
Wright State will provide a live stream of the ceremony as it occurs.
In addition to live streaming, Wright State will also keep the broadcast saved on its website for up to one year after the ceremony. These videos are available in the Commencements playlist in the On-Demand Videos Player. Select the link and then browse to the desired video.