Undergraduate Checklist

Graduate Checklist

Graduation Central

Make plans to attend Graduation Central on either Monday, October 30th or Tuesday, October 31st 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, December 16th, at 4:30 in the Nigh University Center Ballrooms

CFAD Reception: will be held Saturday, December 16th following the Graduation Ceremony—3:30 p.m.-5:00 p.m. in the Melton Gallery

CEPS Reception for Undergraduate students (except Psychology undergraduates): will be held Friday, December 15th, from 11:00 AM to Noon 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, December 15th, from 3:00-4:00 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, December 15, 2017 from 3:00 pm-4:00 pm prior to the 5:00 pm ceremony; 

CLA Reception for Undergraduate students: will be held in the LAR Building First Floor Foyer on Saturday, December 16, 2017 from 12:00 pm-1:00 pm prior to the 2:00 pm ceremony.  

CMS Reception: will be held immediately after graduation Saturday, December 16th, from 11:30-1:00 p.m. in the Howell Hall Atrium

STLR Cording Ceremony is: will be held Friday, December 15th, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. in Constitution Hall, reception following

Fall 2017 Commencement Dates

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

Friday, Dec. 15th    1:00 pm

College of Education & Professional Studies (except Psychology majors)

Friday, Dec. 15th   5:00 pm Jackson College of Graduate Studies & Psychology majors
Saturday, Dec. 16th 10:00 am

College of Business (undergraduates)
College of Mathematics and Science (undergraduates)

Saturday, Dec. 16th   2:00 pm

College of Fine Arts and Design (includes ACM)
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.