May Commencement | Stark State College - North Canton, Ohio

May Commencement

May 19, 2019 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Candidates should arrive between 12:30 and 1:15 p.m. in the McKinley Room of the Canton Civic Center.  Arrival after 1:15 p.m. cannot guarantee participation in the ceremony.

The ceremony will last approximately 2 hours.

Commencement will be at the Canton Civic Center, 1100 Market Ave N, Canton, OH 44702. See for directions.

There are no tickets for the ceremony. Seating is on a first come, first serve basis.  Ushers will be available to direct guests to seating.

Accessibility Concerns:
Candidates and guest requiring accommodation assistance because of disability should call the Disabilities Services at 330-966-5450 ext. 4423, V/TDD 330-966-5451 by Friday, May 10.  Seating areas are available for guests who use wheelchairs or cannot climb stairs with family seating in nearby arena seats.


Parking is available (for a small charge) in the parking garage directly next to the Canton Civic Center. There may also be some limited parking along the street within walking distance.

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