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Graduation Central

Make plans to attend Graduation Central on either Wednesday, March 22nd or Thursday, March 23rd from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. It will be held in the UCO Bookstore. Graduates can pick up their caps and gowns, order announcements and class rings. The first 100 graduates get a free stole! There will also be door prizes.

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Click Here to Download the Commencement Program

UCO Nursing Ceremony: May 6th, following graduation at 4:00 p.m., Nigh University Ballrooms with reception following in the Heritage Room

CFAD Reception: May 6th, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. following the ceremony, Melton Gallery located in the Art and Design Building

CEPS Reception for Undergraduate students (except Psychology undergraduates): May 5th, 1-2 p.m., Will Rogers Room-Room 421, Nigh University Center

CEPS Reception for Master's and Psychology undergraduate students: May 5th, 5-6 p.m., Will Rogers Room-Room 421, Nigh University Center

CLA Reception for Master's students: May 5th, 5:00 - 6:00 p.m., prior to the ceremony in LAR 211

CLA Reception for Undergraduate students: May 6th, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. prior to the ceremony, first floor foyer in Liberal Arts building

CMS Reception: May 6th, 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., Howell Hall Atrium

STLR Cording Ceremony is: May 5th, 10:00-11:00 a.m. in the Radke Auditorium, CTL Building

Spring 2017 Commencement Dates

Commencement is held in Hamilton Field House located off of Ayers Street

Friday, May 5th     3:00 pm

College of Education & Professional Studies (except Psychology majors);

Friday, May 5th   7:00 pm Jackson College of Graduate Studies and Psychology majors;
Saturday, May 6th 10:00 am

College of Business (undergraduates)
College of Fine Arts and Design (includes ACM)

Saturday, May 6th   2:00 pm

College of Liberal Arts (undergraduates)
College of Mathematics and Science (undergraduates)



If you have questions please contact Ryan Brendle,, 405-974-2392 or Dr. Lori Beasley,, 405-974-2535.

Commencement Streaming Options

Central will offer multiple streaming options this year. In addition to the below video, UCO will live stream each commencement ceremony on UCO's Facebook page. Streams start about 15 minutes prior to each ceremony. New this year, UCO will live stream Old North walks and from outside Hamilton Field House.

For other viewing options, please visit the streaming video page to watch live.