You're Invited! 2022 Commencement Ball, April 2

After a multi-year hiatus, the annual Commencement Ball is back for the Class of 2022!

We will be enjoying an evening of celebrating and dancing on Saturday, April 2.

The Akron Art Museum at 1 South Main Street will be our venue. The venue will open for event guests at 7 p.m., with the art galleries available for guests to enjoy from 8 to 9 p.m. The event will conclude at 11 p.m.

Each guest will enjoy a wide spread of heavy hors d'oeuvres (see menu below) as well as one complementary drink ticket (exchangeable for beer, wine, or cocktails). Additional drink tickets will be available for purchase for $7 each.

Every student and guest must RSVP on Campus Groups even if you submitted a Microsoft Form RSVP. Tickets for students graduating in the Class of 2022 are free, and only those students are permitted to select that ticket option.

All other attendees must select the Guest Ticket option, which is $30 to cover expenses.

If you're a Class of 2022 student bringing a guest, please get one of each ticket.

All RSVPs and ticket sales will conclude at 11:55 p.m. on Wednesday, March 23. If you have any questions, please reach out to your NSC class representatives or Brian Butler at

Make reservations.


The following hors d'oeuvres will be offered throughout the evening: - Lemon Chicken Potstickers with Ponzu Sauce - Edamame Pot Stickers (Vegan) - Spring Rolls - Veggie - Spinach Artichoke with Four Cheeses Dip Served with crackers, breads and bruschetta - Assorted Domestic Cheeses Garnished with Fresh Fruit assorted gourmet crackers - Grilled & Chilled Vegetable Platter with Balsamic Glaze Zucchini, yellow squash, red & green peppers, red onions with balsamic glaze and shaved parmesan cheese - Sliders, Assorted: Turkey with white cheddar, cranberry spread and veggie with hummus).

Submitted by Whitney Stolnicki,

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