Undergraduate Checklist

Graduate Checklist

Graduation Central

Make plans to attend Graduation Central on either Tuesday, March 27th or Wednesday, March 28th from 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 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: will be held Saturday, May 5th, at 4:30 in the Nigh University Center Ballrooms

CFAD Reception: will be held Saturday, May 5th following the Graduation Ceremony—3:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. in the Melton Gallery

CEPS Reception for Undergraduate students (except Psychology undergraduates): will be held Friday, May 4th, from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM in the Nigh University Center, Fourth Floor, Room 421 (Will Rogers Room)

CEPS Reception for Master's and Psychology undergraduate students: will be held Friday, May 4th, from 5:00-6:00 PM in the Nigh University Center, Fourth Floor, Room 421 (Will Rogers Room)

CLA Reception for Master's students: will be held in LAR 211 on the second floor on Friday, May 4th from 5:00 pm-6:00 pm prior to the 7:00 pm ceremony; 

CLA Reception for Undergraduate students: will be held in the LAR Building First Floor Foyer on Saturday, May 5th from 4:00 pm-5:00 pm prior to the 6:00 pm ceremony.  

CMS Reception: will be held Saturday, May 5th, from 11:30-1:00 p.m. in the Howell Hall Atrium

STLR Cording Ceremony is: will be held Friday, May 4th, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. in the Nigh University Center, Constitution Hall, reception following

Spring 2018 Commencement Dates

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

Friday, May 4th   3:00 pm

College of Education & Professional Studies (except Psychology majors)

Friday, May 4th   7:00 pm Jackson College of Graduate Studies & Psychology majors
Saturday, May 5th 10:00 am

College of Business (undergraduates)

Saturday, May 5th   2:00 pm

College of Fine Arts and Design (includes ACM) &
College of Mathematics and Science (undergraduates)

Saturday, May 5th   6:00 pm

College of Liberal Arts (undergraduates)

If you have questions please contact 405-974-2727 or .

*Overflow and/or those without tickets can view the live streaming of Graduation in the College of Business in either the Troy Smith Lecture Hall (Room 113) or Room 121. The rooms will open one hour prior to each ceremony. 

Commencement Live Streaming Video

Streams start about 15 minutes prior to each ceremony. Additional viewing options:

Watch on Facebook Live

View on UCO On Demand website.