Major University Events

Below is a list of major events held at the University:

Charter Day Convocation

Tuesday, March 2, 2021, 10 a.m.
Virtual – Facebook and or YouTube  | @CENTRALSTATE87
Watch the video about the 134th Charter Day 

Charter Day celebrates the 1887 establishment of the Combined Normal and Industrial Department at Wilberforce University, which later became Central State University. 


Honors Day Convocation

Tuesday, March 30, 2020, 10 a.m.
Paul Robeson Cultural & Performing Arts Center, Auditorium

This event recognizes full-time students who have attained high scholastic standing and occurs during the spring semester.

Virtual – Facebook and or YouTube  | @CENTRALSTATE87

Watch the video of the Honors Day Convocation celebration.


Saturday, May 15, 2021
The ceremony begins at 10 a.m.
Virtual – Facebook and or YouTube  | @CENTRALSTATE87

This annual ceremony is held on the first Saturday in May and marks the height of the academic year.


Wednesday, September 29-Saturday, October 2, 2021

Each year in the fall the University welcomes back its alumni to celebrate the rich history, friendships, and connections established with fellow students and the University.