Graduation and Recognition Ceremonies

OU Commencement

Commencement is held every year in May at The Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium. OU Main Campus Commencement Information

Masters and doctoral degree candidates are recognized at commencement.

The Graduate College hosts a graduation reception for Masters and Doctoral students at the Stephenson Research and Technology Center the afternoon of commencement.

Graduates from the OU North American and European programs do not participate in the OU Extended Campus convocation but are invited to participate in the convocation ceremonies in their respective colleges as outlined below.

College of Arts and Sciences Convocation

The College of Arts and Sciences Convocation Ceremony is held in May and December at Lloyd Noble Center, 2900 S. Jenkins, Norman, OK.

Candidates are asked to arrive 45 minutes before the ceremony is scheduled to begin. Doctoral candidates are not recognized at Convocation.

For more information, please visit the College of Arts and Sciences website.

Questions? contact Paola Lopez at (405) 325-2347 or via e-mail at plopez@ou.edu.

College of International Studies Convocation

The College of International Studies Convocation Ceremony is in May and December at Paul F. Sharp Concert Hall, Catlett Music Center, 500 W. Boyd St., Norman, OK.

Candidates are asked to arrive early. Tickets will be required for Convocation. Candidates are required to register for Convocation through the advising office and will receive more information about registration and ticket allotment through email.

There is a reception immediately following Convocation in the Molly Shi Boren Ballroom, located in the Oklahoma Memorial Union, 900 Asp Avenue, Norman, OK.

Questions? Contact Tracy Holloway at (405) 325-1429 or via email at tracyholloway@ou.edu.

OU Alumni Association

 

Extended Campus North America Recognition Ceremonies

Recognition ceremonies for students graduating this academic year from the University of Oklahoma will be scheduled at several sites throughout North America.   If additional information is required, please contact your local Site Director.

SiteDateTimeLocation
Fort Benning, GA6/22/181330McGinnis-Wickam Hall, Marshall Auditorium, Fort Benning
Fort Sill, OK4/26/181700

Cache Creek Chapel, Fort Sill

Hickam, HI11/30/181000Hickam Officer's Club
Washington, DC5/18/181830Spates Community Center, Fort Myer

 

Extended Campus Europe Recognition Ceremonies

Recognition ceremonies for students graduating this academic year from the University of Oklahoma will be scheduled at several sites throughout Europe.

SiteDateTimeLocation
Aviano, Italy6/1/181500Aviano Movie Theater
Kaiserslautern, Germany6/1/191400Officer's Club, Ramstein Air Base
Lakenheath, England5/22/181430Strike Eagel Complex, RAF Lakenheath
Mildenhall, England5/24/181500Galaxy Club, RAF Mildenhall
Naples, Italy6/14/181030Capo Theater, Naples
Rota, Spain5/4/181100Rota Base Theater
Vilseck, Germany5/18/181000Multi-Purpose Center, Rose Barracks, Building 134
Wiesbaden, Germany11/14/181400Tony Bass Auditorium, Clay Kaserne

 

Forms and Information for Europe Graduation Ceremony

To assist us in preparations for these ceremonies, we ask that you complete and return the graduate information forms. Additional forms are provided below to assist in other preparations.

Should you have any questions, feel free to contact your local Site Director or the European Graduation Coordinator for assistance.

Email: apeuadmin@ou.edu