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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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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: May 5th, 1-2 p.m., Will Rogers Room-Room 421, Nigh University Center

CEPS Reception for Master's 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,,  974-2392 or Dr. Lori Beasley,, 405-974-2535.

Commencement Streaming Video