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Important Dates

UCO Nursing Ceremony: Saturday, December 15th, at 4:30 p.m. in the Nigh University Center Ballrooms

CFAD Reception: Saturday, December 15th from 3:30-4:30 p.m. following graduation in the Krottinger Family Gallery (Mitchell Education Center).

CEPS Reception for Undergraduate students (except Psychology undergraduates): Friday, December 14th, 11:00 a.m. Will Rogers Room-Nigh University Center

CEPS Reception for Master's and Psychology undergraduate students: Friday, December 14th, 3:00 p.m., Will Rogers Room-Nigh University Center

CLA Reception for Master's students: Graduate Reception will be held in  LAR 211, Friday, December 14th from 3:00-4:00 p.m. prior to the 5:00 p.m. commencement ceremony

CLA Reception for Undergraduate students: Undergraduate Reception will be held in the LAR Building First Floor Foyer, Saturday, December 15th, from 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. prior to the 2:00 p.m. commencement ceremony 

CMS Reception: Saturday, December 15th from 11:30-1:00 p.m. in the Howell Hall Atrium.

STLR Cording Ceremony: Friday, December 14, 10:00-11:00 am in the Nigh University Center, Constitution Hall.

Commencement Photos

Commencement photo pictures will be taken by a professional photographer from Graduation Foto. Photographers will take 3-4 different portraits of the at commencement.   Proofs will be emailed directly to the graduate and family within 5-7 days for families to purchase.  Print Orders are placed in the mail for delivery within 4-6 days.  For questions, contact Graduation Foto at or call (405) 364-1779.